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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 »
#42/193
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Destination: Sicily, Ragusa, Modica
Around the towns of Ragusa and Modica, there are boutique wineries to rival Sicily’s familiar labels. Add stylish hotels and gourmet restaurants, and Italy’s new Wine Country is ripe for a road trip... read more »
#43/193
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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 »
#44/193
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5
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Destination: Siena
The ancient city of Siena has spectacular culture, wonderful food and a quiet contentment - all of which make it an absorbing but relaxing getaway... read more »
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Destination: Pantelleria
Trip type: Romance, Short Break
Enjoy a unique slice of la dolce vita closer to Africa than Italy, on the A-list island of Pantelleria... read more »
#46/193
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5
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Destination: Taormina, Sicily
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
From walking up Europe's highest active volcano to people-watching on the chic streets of Taormina, Sicily has no shortage of riveting experiences ... read more »
#47/193
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4.5
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Destination: Venice
Wonderful holidays are created by wonderful experiences. I have distilled the best moments from over 30 trips to Venice so you can make the most of your short break... read more »
#48/193
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4.5
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Can’t quite decide between Paris and Venice for your surprise romantic city break? Why choose when you can have the best of both worlds?... read more »
#49/193
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4.5
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Destination: Bergamo
Sitting at the base of the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is really two cities in one. The beautiful old Città Alta, with its defensive walls, towers above the modern Citta Bassa below... read more »
#50/193
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4.5
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It's autumn – but there are still places close to home with reliable sunshine, a low risk of rain and temperatures of up to 29C. From the Costa Blanca to Sicily, Crete and Sorrento, we pick the best... read more »
#51/193
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4.5
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Short Break
Venice is one of the world's most visited cities. But there are still some neighbourhoods where you only have to share it with the cats, the pigeons and the cries of the boatmen... read more »
#52/193
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Romance
Everyone is welcome on the famous Orient Express; experience luxury train travel of the 1920s ... read more »
#53/193
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4.25
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Destination: Venice
Trip type: Romance, Short Break
Visit off-season to see the magnificent city of Venice untouched by the summer masses, and at its misty, mysterious best... read more »
#54/193
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4.25
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Destination: Sicily
I've had a love affair with Sicily since visiting it on tour with Simple Minds in the 1990s. Here's what captivates me about this magical Italian island, and my tips on what to see and do there... read more »
#55/193
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4
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Destination: Lucca, Pisa, Barga
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There is a timeless quality to atmospheric Lucca. Perhaps it is the narrow street plan, unchanged since Roman times, complete with forum and amphitheatre footprint... read more »
#56/193
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4
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Destination: Rome, Rome
Trip type: Cultural
The maze of streets and cobbled alleyways of Trastevere give a truer flavour of Rome than some of the Italian capital's touristy hot spots... read more »
#57/193
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4
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Destination: Milan
Trip type: Shopping, Short Break
In a city where bus drivers wear Prada and policemen wear Armani, it's no wonder they take their clothes shopping seriously. Welcome to the fashion-conscious streets of Milan... read more »
#58/193
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4
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Market stalls piled high with lovely food, trattoria waiters with time to chat and no queues (except at Tiffany's on Christmas Eve, but that's another story); Florence and Pisa are a delight in winter... read more »
#59/193
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Siena is one of Italy’s most enchanting Tuscan cities, with a medieval centre that's filled with majestic buildings and a grand piazza – the setting for the biannual world-famous Palio... read more »
#60/193
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If you don't want to swelter in a queue to see the Colosseum or the Pantheon, read on. From the Il Vittoriale war memorial to an optically puzzling church, Rome has plenty of alternative sights... read more »
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