No place does the pre-dinner drink and snack - mixed with a side of people watching - better than Turin.
A healthy appetite and a dilapidated bike are ideal for tackling Turin, writes Richard Tulloch.
In this freeze-frame of 10 motion picture-perfect cities, David Whitley reveals why Italy is a cinema - and holiday - paradise.
Marking the anniversary of the country's union, John Brunton samples art, fashion and truffles in the former capital.
Ben Hall wanders away from the magnificent monuments to unearth some true Italian culture.
Ute Junker gives her tastebuds a treat in Italy's secret chocolate capital.
Kendall Hill finds the soul of the Slow Food movement in the farmhouses and truffle markets of Piedmont.