Rupert Parker dons his hiking boots and follows the Alta Via long-distance trail that crosses Liguria.
Around 100km due south of Florence, Siena is one of Italy’s best-preserved medieval cities and sits on three hills with the central piazza, known as Il Campo, at its heart.
This small island, just 28km long and 19km wide, is famous as the place where Napoleon spent one year in exile and you’re reminded of that at every turn.
The Brescia side of this Italian idyll offers waterfront views, quirky charm and world-class rosé wines. Beverley Watts explores Gardone Riviera on Garda’s western shore.
TripReporter’s regular testing family, Carole and Jason and their young boys Evan and Andy went on an exciting road trip with their VW campervan through ten countries, 2,920 miles and nine campsites.
With medieval towns, charming cities and scenic mountains, hills and plains, Lombardy is a sumptuous destination. Beverley Watts enjoys its beauty and discovers the Italians’ secret to ensuring good luck
Cortina is famous as a chic ski resort, nestling in the River Boite valley, beneath the imperial stone towers of the Dolomites, in the Southern Alps.
It’s not for the faint of heart but it’s the best view of the city of Milan. I’m wandering around the roof terraces of the magnificent 14th-century cathedral.
“These are our rock stars” shouts Isabel, the local guide, her voice almost lost in the wind while we swoosh over a snowy downhill run, framed by craggy rocky summits that look like giant dragon teeth about to gobble up us tiny (fly sized) humans.