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#1/112
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4.846155
(14 comments)
Destination: Venice
Planning a trip to Venice? Here are some unusual suggestions and tips you probably won't find in your guidebook, including some of our favourite places to eat... read more »
#2/112
Rating:
5
(5 comments)
Most visitors to Sicily stay near the beaches on the east coast but in doing so miss out on one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Palermo. Here is how I would spend 48 hours in the Sicilian capital... read more »
#3/112
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4.75
(11 comments)
Think of Sicily, think of the Maf.... No. let's not mention it. Instead, think of sun, sand, hospitable people and glorious, glorious cuisine... read more »
#4/112
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Rome
Trip type: Food and Drink
The Italian capital has Michelin shrines aplenty – but for a taste of how locals eat, head for Prati (near the Vatican), the Ghetto and Testaccio, for pizza, Jewish specialities and hearty, meaty fare... read more »
#5/112
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5
(2 comments)
If Croatia is the new Italy, then the Istrian peninsular is Italy in miniature – Venetian architecture, Roman remains, beach-life, great food and drink – see it all by hopping from resort to resort...... read more »
#6/112
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Amalfi Coast
A few hundred tourists can turn the steep cliffs, coves and narrow roads of Positano and Amalfi into human cattle runs. For a taste of the Italian good life and how the peninsula used to be, head west... read more »
#7/112
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Venice
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
Venice doesn't need to be a money drain. Putting in the prep and following a few simple rules will make for a more relaxed holiday - and help you focus on the charm and atmosphere of the lagoon city... read more »
#8/112
Rating:
4.666665
(5 comments)
Destination: Cefalu
After a week walking over the Madonie mountains in northern Sicily, there can be no better prize than the tantalising view of Cefalu... read more »
#9/112
Rating:
4.666665
(6 comments)
The Roman Empire was one of the largest the world has ever known, and is still famous today. Follow in the footsteps of the great Roman Republic in this tailor-made tour of the Eternal City.... read more »
#10/112
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Sicily
Trip type: Food and Drink
The zestiest lemons, the fruitiest olive oils, the most amazing anchovies... if you love food, you can't help but love Sicily too. Here's a chef's guide to the gastro goodies on offer... read more »
#11/112
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Bread soup, rabbit stew, Chianina beef, ‘pici’ (hand-rolled spaghetti), polenta with wild boar sauce… In Tuscany, if you know where to look, you can eat like a king for 20 euros a head ... read more »
#12/112
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Tuscany, Rimini, Maratea
Trip type: Beach
Unlike Sardinia, mainland Italy is not known for its beaches – but coves and deserted stretches can be reached without taking a ferry. In Tuscany and Maratea, and on the Adriatic, I check out the best... read more »
#13/112
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Brusque service and a two-hour wait for a table hardly sound promising ingredients for the best meal ever - yet the dinner I had in a little backstreet pizzeria in Naples was exactly that... read more »
#14/112
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: Taormina
Get some tips on the best places to go in Taormina, on the Italian island of Sicily, at any time of year, from someone who "knows their chickens", as the Italians like to say... read more »
#15/112
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Capri
With its designer shops and fashionable bars, beautiful Capri is a favourite with the rich and famous – but a holiday there need not cost the earth. Here’s how to plan a day while saving your euros... read more »
#16/112
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Venice
Visitors to Venice are frequently disappointed by their accommodation - but these recommendations for great places to stay will make sure you avoid that sinking feeling... read more »
#17/112
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Cortina, in the Italian Dolomites, is a glamorous bolt-hole for the rich, liberally sprinkled with designer shops and gourmet restaurants – as well as snow. If you ski, it's even better…... read more »
#18/112
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping
The delightful cobbled lanes around these two Roman landmarks are great places to browse for antiques, design, books, jewellery, and offbeat fashion items in Rome... read more »
#19/112
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping
South of Corso Vittorio you'll find Rome's most picturesque produce market, a whole street of cut-price fashion stores, and a scattering of quirky design and homeware emporiums... read more »
#20/112
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Rome
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
In a world dominated by global brands, Rome still abounds with small, characterful boutiques and delis. From Italian cheeses to shoes, oil paints and ecclesiastical cloth, the Eternal City has it all... read more »
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