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#1/28
Rating:
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 »
#2/28
Rating:
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 »
#3/28
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 »
#4/28
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Destination: Sardinia
Trip type: Beach, Short Break
Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda, playground of the rich and famous, is known as a place to splash the cash - but it's also possible to visit without a billionaire's budget... read more »
#5/28
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 »
#6/28
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 »
#7/28
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Billed as ‘the new Tuscany’, Puglia in Italy is famous for its food, beaches – and Brits staying in restored masserias (farmhouses). To avoid the crowds, head for coastal Gallipoli or Martina Franca... read more »
#8/28
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Rimini
Rimini may be well known as Italy’s major ‘sun, sea and fun’ destination, but there is another side to this popular and historic city that is too often missed by visitors... read more »
#9/28
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
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 »
#10/28
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Taormina
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Romance
With its romantic setting high above popular Sicilian beaches, Taormina is Italy’s favourite wedding destination. Its medieval charm, restaurants and views of Moun Etna are a winning formula... read more »
#11/28
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Favignana
Favignana spoils visitors with world class beaches, fantastic food and guaranteed sunshine - and all without hordes of tourists. Are you tempted to visit? Then read on...... read more »
#12/28
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Aeolian Islands
Trip type: Beach
Think island-hopping and you tend to think Greece - but it's just as much fun in Italy, where it's the perfect way to discover the diverse charms of the seven Aeolian Islands... read more »
#13/28
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Sicily
Peace and calm await on Marettimo, the most remote of Sicily’s Egadi Islands, where Africa is closer than Europe ... read more »
#14/28
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Rimini, Riccione
Once derided as the Blackpool of Italy, Rimini is making waves as the buzzy party resort of the Adriatic. Yet, with its miles of golden sands and historic centre, it has more to offer than clubbing... read more »
#15/28
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Seeing more of the world is a top priority for holidaymakers in 2010, as is keeping a tight grip on the budget. Follow my advice to bag a bargain and save money before and during your travels... read more »
#16/28
Rating:
4
(6 comments)
Destination: Sardinia
Trip type: Beach, Cultural
Authentic Italian hospitality, wildlife, some of the most unspoilt beaches in Italy and a glimpse into the lives of the ancients - all this packed into a western corner of sun-drenched Sardinia.... read more »
#17/28
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Trip type: Beach, Cruise
Whether your destination is Sicily or Sardinia, Majorca or Corsica, it's really exciting to arrive by boat. If, like me, you don't own an ocean going yacht, take a ferry; they operate all over the med... read more »
#18/28
Rating:
3
(3 comments)
Destination: Venice
Follow my advice (rather than the crowds) to avoid costly mistakes on your next trip to Venice... read more »
#19/28
Rating:
0
(0 comments)
Destination: Cagliari
Cagliari is Sardinia’s stunning capital city, perched on the rocks above a bustling port with the longest stretch of beach in Italy and guarded by medieval towers and walls... read more »
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Rating:
0
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Destination: Rimini
The once faded resort of Rimini is now the hottest place to party with the beautiful people of Italy... read more »
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