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The Best Cycling Holidays in Italy

Italy’s major bike race, the Giro d’Italia, kicks off today, with riders weaving through some of the country’s most beautiful scenery. In the spirit of the big race, we’ve looked at some of the best places to bike in Italy. From full-on cycling holidays for experienced mountain bikers to a gentle ride from your hotel, here [ ...More ]

The Best Cycling Holidays in Italy

Italy’s major bike race, the Giro d’Italia, kicks off today, with riders weaving through some of the country’s most beautiful scenery. In the spirit of the big race, we’ve looked at some of the best places to bike in Italy. From full-on cycling holidays for experienced mountain bikers to a gentle ride from your hotel, here [ ...More ]

Where to Watch Sporting Events in Italy

Wine, coffee, pizza and pasta – Italy is famous for a lot of things! It’s also renowned for its passion for sports. Football, rugby, Formula 1, you name it. Whether you’re a die-hard supporter or a dip-in-and-out kind of sports fan, there’s lots going on in Italy’s sporting world that might interest you on your [ ...More ]

Giro d’Italia 2015: The Final Stages

The last stages of the 2015 Giro d’Italia take the riders through the regions of Lombardy, Piedmont and the Aosta Valley, traversing the Alps and skirting around the Lakes before finishing up in fashionable Milan. Stage 17 starts in Tirano and finishes 136 kilometres later in Lugano, edging Lake Como’s western edge along the way. [ ...More ]

Giro d’Italia – Focus on Veneto

The Giro d’Italia, Italy’s answer to the Tour de France, is well underway. The riders have whizzed along the Ligurian coast, and are now pedalling through the Tuscan countryside on their way south. In about a week’s time, they’ll be making their way north again to one of our favourite parts of Italy – Veneto. [ ...More ]