Italy bans cruise ships from Venice lagoon after UNESCO blacklist threat

Cruise ships and vessels weighing more than 25,000 tonnes barred from the lagoon from 1 August

Italy: Florence bans evening walks after 9pm

Florence has banned people from walking around the city centre in the evenings to tackle overcrowding.

3 Wine Tourism Breaks in Europe

A wine tasting holiday means more space, less crowded destinations and of course a constant flow of wine.
Trulli houses in Alberobello city at sunset time, Apulia, Italy

Top 10 places to see in Puglia, Italy

Puglia in the heel of Italy's famous "boot", offers year-round sunshine, stunning beaches, authentic villages and great food.

Why the Silk Road is the ultimate bucket list trip

Travelling the Silk Road from end to end - Italy to China - has to be the ultimate bucket list trip.

Italy: Parma – why this city will be on everybody’s lips in 2021

Parma, Italy's lesser-known destinations will be on everybody's lips with two awards: 'Capital of Culture' AND the 'City of Gastronomy’
Centre of Madonna di Campiglio © Valery Collins

Hotel Review: Hotel Lorenzetti, Madonna di Campiglio, Trentino, Italy

Madonna di Campiglio is a mountain resort surrounded by the majestic Brenta Dolomites, a crescent of peaks in the UNESCO protected Italian Dolomites. Excellent...
Grand Canal, Venice

3 virtual tours of Venice in all her romantic glory – “La Serenissima”

Blighted by over-tourism, devastating floods and the COVID-19 pandemic - but look at this charming city now!
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Combine the thrill of Kitesurfing with a Luxury Villa Holiday in Sicily

For kite surfers looking to combine time on the water with a luxury villa break, there are some exquisite options in beautiful Sicily.
Venice Carnival closes early due reduce the spread of coronavirus

Italy’s Venice Carnival closes early to contain the spread of coronavirus

Italian officials have cut short the Venice Carnival as they try to control what is the worst outbreak to date of the coronavirus in Europe.

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