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.

The world's best food destinations in 2019

Whether it’s an Italian temple of gastronomy or an Indian veggie paradise, some places seem to have good food woven into their DNA. From Mendoza to Mysore and Bologna to Beirut, we pick out some of the best destinations for food lovers

City guide to Cagliari

Arty graffiti, distinctive Sardo food and atmospheric archaeological sites: Sardinia’s capital might be set on an ancient Phoenician burial site but it’s one of the Med’s buzziest port cities

Top 5 adventures in Sardinia

Whether you’re paddling along the shore, biking in the mountains or hiking through a gorge, Sardinia’s terrain is ripe for adventure