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Late deal summer holiday on the Amalfi Coast

Late deal summer holiday on the Amalfi Coast

Still looking for a summer holiday? Book a stay at Casale Villarena, an aristocratic manor on the Sorrento Coast that's been converted into five apartments with sea view and private terraces. The apartments have a shared pool, gardens and restaurant and are well placed for boat trips to Capri, Positano and Amalfi.

Book your stay by the 15/06 and save up to £ 400 per apartment

The secrets of the Neapolitan cuisine revealed in 5 tasty stops

The secrets of the Neapolitan cuisine revealed in 5 tasty stops

As everywhere in Italy, also the Amalfi Coast offers a superlative cuisine, to say the least. There is much to see and taste, from olive and citrus groves to cliff-hanging vineyards, passing through the organic farms producing mozzarella and restaurants with jaw-dropping vistas. In addition, they are all ingredients featuring high in the Mediterranean Diet, so why not indulge in some guilt-free gluttony?

Here are five tasty stops where you will be able to taste farm-to-table food seasoned with the finest olive oil and accompanied by fine wines.

Family Fun: Sicily's Adventure Parks

Family Fun: Sicily's Adventure Parks

The adventure parks in Sicily are aimed at those who want to "have outdoor fun" immersed in greenery, experiencing the thrill of climbing and challenging the force of gravity.

They consist of routes suspended between tall trees or between rocks where, with different levels of difficulty (suitable for both children and adult), action takes place under the careful control and assistance of qualified personnel.

Adventure parks equip their users with safety devices generally used by mountaineers (harnesses, carabiners, pulleys) to reduce the risk of injury to zero.

Thinking of Italy for your holiday? here are our best rooms for couples

Thinking of Italy for your holiday? here are our best rooms for couples

Our ten most beautiful hotel rooms, the most exclusive, in which to spend a stay immersed in luxury. Whether they are the most exclusive rooms of hotels in the cities or locations where you can look out on unique Italian panoramas, they all have unique features, where you can feel special, at any time.

It is not an official classification, but only a choice between the options we recommend to those who looking to celebrate a memorable occasion. But be warned, some of these rooms are not available at the last minute and we recommend planning well in advance - looking at peak season? Start looking into it the year before!

Mangialonga: Piedmont's food and wine walk

Mangialonga: Piedmont's food and wine walk

No need to train, just need a good palate. La Morra, Piedmont's food capital, has started the countdown for the Mangialonga, the 4-km food and wine walk through the UNESCO vineyards in the name of taste, good wine and traditions.

Hidden Palermo: Stanze del Genio House-Museum

Hidden Palermo: Stanze del Genio House-Museum

The House-Museum Stanze al Genio is a private house inside Palazzo Torre-Piraino and represents one of the most fascinating collections of Sicilian majolica. The palace was built between 1500 and 1600 and belonged to the Fernandez family of Valdes; in 1700 the property was acquired by the Princes of Torre and Benso.