Abruzzo

Abruzzo

Abruzzo is rustic, rural, romantic Italy at its undiscovered finest, where sheep roam free and mediaeval villages dot the landscape…

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Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast

Craggy, winding and riddled with caves and secret beaches, the Amalfi Coast is one of the most spectacular stretches of coastline in the world. The volcanic headland reaches out from the ankle of Italy towards the Tyrrhenian, sheer mountainside plummeting into the sun-sparkled sea.

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Brescia

Brescia

From the shores of Lake Garda to the foot of the Alps, the province of Brescia’s packed with world-renowned wineries, mediaeval castles, Roman archaeological digs and luxury lake-shore leisure.

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Lake Como

Lake Como

Winding between snow-kissed mountains, flourishing forests and hill-perched villages, the deep-blue waters of Lake Como attract nature-lovers, history-buffs and glamour-pusses alike.

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Lake Garda

Lake Garda

The largest and most languid of the Italian Lakes, Garda is flanked by vineyards and olive groves, cradled by snow-capped mountains, and adored by weekending lovers, motorbikers and showboaters in equal measure.

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Naples

Naples

The birthplace of pizza, tri-coloured ice-cream and an oversized take on the rum baba, Italy’s ancient ‘new city’ has always known how to attract attention.

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Piedmont

Piedmont

This northwestern region is a reminder that until just over a hundred years ago, Italy wasn’t a country, but a collection of states, each with its own distinct identity.

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Puglia

Puglia

Located in Italy’s sunny south, Puglia has a unique character and charm, little known to outsiders; the Italians who flock here in the summer keep this laidback playground of blue sea, golden sands and olive groves strictly a family affair.

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Rome

Rome

It’s true: Rome wasn’t built in a day – and almost every moment of its lengthy and splendid history is still visible in some form.

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Sardinia

Sardinia

This Mediterranean island has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and if you venture inland you’ll find breathtaking countryside.

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Sicily

Sicily

Shrugging off size limitations to reveal bustling cities, dramatic coastlines and mountainous countryside, this have-it-all Mediterranean island is Italy in microcosm.

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Sorrento

Sorrento

The Ancients believed that mariners were lured to the islands and towering cliffs of the Amalfi Coast by the songs of the Sirens, mythical temptresses who gave their name to the seductive town of Sorrento.

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South Tyrol

South Tyrol

Austrian until 1919, the South Tyrol – or Südtirol – is Italy’s most northerly province, with a uniquely Teutonic tone. Two-thirds of the population speak German as their mother tongue, and handsome <i>schlossen</i> dot every hillside, but still an Italian sensibility prevails, creating an intriguing cultural mix.

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Treviso

Treviso

Venice's compact cousin has history, culture and gastronomic prowess to rival the City of Bridges, but it's a far more peaceful proposition.

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Tuscany

Tuscany

When mother Nature was handing out charm, she really piled the goodies up high when it came to this above-the-knee patch of Italy.

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Umbria

Umbria

Umbria is a rustic playground of pleasures, where food, fortified towns and fine wines will sate your every cultural and culinary need.

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Venice

Venice

It may seem curious in a city that sits out in the sea and is characterised by its glittering waterways, but it’s walking you should prepare for when you visit Venice.

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Verona

Verona

Shakespeare chose to set his smouldering tragedy, <i>Romeo & Juliet</i>, in this green- and honey-coloured historic city, and no wonder: these are streets to fall in love in.

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