Lift off! A new, panoramic border-crossing link between Cervinia and Zermatt

The high-altitude Italian resort of Cervinia, in the lee of the magnificent Matterhorn, is set to be linked to the Swiss resort of Zermatt by a new cable car — opening up a mammoth year-round ski area that’s suitable for all abilities.

Learn about wine with a sommelier on the slopes

Get an education in South Tyrolean wines while you ski.
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The Dolomites: A walk to remember

Here’s why you should be planning to conquer the formidable Dolomiti senza Confini — the ‘Dolomites without Borders’ mountain trail

Venice: Seeking Scarpa in the city of canals

Look hard enough amid the churches and palazzi and you’ll find temples to modern architecture designed by Venice native Carlo Scarpa.

A contemporary celebration: 12 designs shaping modern Italy

Audacious, sleek, and playfully chic — we celebrate contemporary Italian design and the cutting-edge creatives behind it: pioneers of architecture, interiors and fashion who are reshaping the Italian landscape to give rustic a modern makeover.

How to make it: Emiko Davies' torta con i ciccioli di Nonna Maria (Granny Maria’s lard cake) recipe

This dense cake is enriched with lard and ciccioli, small pieces of fatty pork, to create an original and subtle sweet-savoury flavour

Do it now: Where to go caving

Cool, dark and mysterious, caves offer the chance for a true adventure, so don your hard hat and discover what lies beneath.

A local's guide to Sardinia

Want to understand the island? Visit the ‘entroterra’ — the mountainous spine of the island with our local’s guide to Sardinia.

Weekender: Cinque Terre

Clinging to an isolated stretch of coast, this string of colourful villages feels blissfully cut off from the rest of Italy.