Italy

Eat Turin and Piedmont

This varied landscape, coupled with different climates, means that there’s a wide range of produce available and the cuisines of neighbouring Liguria and France both influence Turin’s gastronomy.

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Hotel NH Torino Lingotto Congress

In my time, I’ve stayed in many places that have been converted into hotels, including lighthouses, prisons, lunatic asylums, but Hotel NH Torino Lingotto Congress is in a former Fiat car factory.

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Best Italian Carnivals for 2017

Carnival season approaches, so where can the best carnivals be found outside Brazil? Italy never disappoints, So here is TripReporter’s guide to the best italian carnivals for 2017.

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Walking the Way of St Francis

Pilgrim routes are popular these days and many people walk the Camino de Santiago in Spain, but few have heard of walking the Way of St Francis. Rupert Parker walks the route from Le Marche to Umbria.

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Perugia Pearl of Umbria

Perugia is the capital of Umbria and one of the best preserved of the region’s hill towns. The walls are still intact, encircling the medieval centre and you can easily spend a few days here exploring its steep streets.No wonder why they call it Perugia Pearl of Umbria

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Il Borro Hotel

If it’s every middle class Englanders dream to own a villa in Tuscany, fashion magnate Ferruccio Ferragamo went one better with Il Borro Hotel. In 1993, he bought a 700 hectare dilapidated estate, complete with manor house, vineyards and medieval village, and proceeded to convert it into a unique Relais and Chateau property.

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