Rome, Florence and Venice are no problem, and train is the obvious and only practical choice.
Matera in Italy is the third-oldest continually inhabited settlement in the world.
The vertiginous, cliff-clinging retreat that is the legendary hotel Le Sirenuse in Positano is where guests go to live the high life.
There is a way to see Venice without the heat or the crowds.
Tasting the cucina povera (poor kitchen) cuisine of Italy's Basilicata is no hardship.
If you're heading to Italy, then lucky you – here's what you'll be eating.
There's plenty to see and do with a five-day stay in Rome.
The capital of Umbria is one of Europe's greatest and most ancient university cities.
On every person's bucket list, Italy is a star-studded destination. From the Dolomites in the north, to its volcano dominated south, historic Rome in the centre, the coastal splendour of the Cinque Terra or Tuscany's arts capital of Florence - it could take a lot of time to tick all the sights off in one trip, especially since eating could take a large chunk of time out of your visit.