Places in Italy
Imagine the audacity of building a city of marble palaces on a lagoon – and that was only the start. Venetian Feasts Garden islands and lagoon aquaculture yield speciality produce and seafood you won’t find elsewhere – all highlighted in inventive Venetian cuisine, with tantalising traces of ancient spice routes.
Tours and activities
Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, Raphael's Rooms and St Peter's
Visit the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica on this must-do Vatican walking tour, in a group of no more than 20 people! With some 12,000 rooms spanning nearly 4,000 years of history, the Vatican...
Tips and articles
Skiing in Italy: find your perfect resort
Italy’s northern borders are delineated by an arc of majestic mountain peaks, including some of the tallest peaks in the Alps in the west and the spectacularly beautiful Dolomites in the east...
Treasures of the backstreets: Venice's finest artisan shops
The brilliance of Venice’s glory days still shines in its ateliers where craftsmen and women keep centuries-old traditions alive...
Italy's seven best hikes: majestic mountains, dramatic coastlines and smouldering volcanoes
While Italy's natural wonders are well documented, it isn't until you strike out into the wild mountains and trek along its vertiginous coastlines that you realise how bella this country really is...
Dare to taste: Palermo's authentic street food
The capital of multicultural Sicily, Palermo regularly ranks as one of the world’s top destinations for street food...