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Five of the world’s newest wonders

From a fuming Italian volcano to India’s land of kings, these natural and manmade marvels are the latest treasures to be honoured on Unesco’s World Heritage list.
30 July 2013

Ten weekends in Europe's great outdoors

Grab your hiking boots, cowboy hat, paddle or binoculars and get your blood pumping on a short break.
Read more… 04 February 2013

Italy’s wilderness, far from the madding crowds

The new Majella National Park feels unexpectedly isolated and remote considering its proximity to popular destinations such as Rome, Tuscany, Lazio and Umbria.
Read more… 06 July 2012

Europe’s wild network of Pan Parks

Only 12 parks, stretching from Finland to Georgia, meet the strict conservation requirements.
Read more… 23 April 2012

Italy's top 10 adrenaline rushes

Italy is more than Roman ruins and Renaissance art—adrenaline junkies can get their fix biking in the Alps, hiking in the Dolomites, climbing in Sicily or running rapids in Calabria.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Italy's best kept secrets

Wander off the beaten track in Italy and one thing is guaranteed: the joy of travelling somewhere that few people know about. So, go forth, explore, and… don’t tell too many people.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Hiking and cycling Italy's great outdoors

Outdoor aficionados are spoilt for choice, with active options spanning high-octane trekking and skiing to lazy coastal meanders.
Read more… 03 August 2010

Like the Amalfi coast? Try the Gargano promontory

On the heel of Italy’s boot, Gargano was once an island and still feels like a land apart. The land is a dense mix of sea cliffs, dense dark-green scrub, silver beaches and more.
Read more… 03 August 2010

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