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Exploring Puglia – along Italy’s heel

Puglia, the region covering Italy's heel, is home to historic villages, beautiful coastline and fabulous food. Find the real country.

Exploring the Aeolian Islands

A short introduction to holidays in the Aeolian islands off the coast of SIcily, along with two popular trips from Lipari. Find the real country.

EU referendum: What effect will the result have on your 2016 summer holiday?

Sunvil's statement on the back of the result of the EU referendum and answers to your frequently asked questions.

Italy and the joy of gelato

No trip to Italy is complete without tasting the national treasure that is gelato. We look at why it's so special. Find the real country.

The Queen’s 90th Birthday: A Royal Visit

As the Queen turns 90, we look back on the Sunvil destinations which she has visited during her 63 year reign.

Floating Piers on Lake Iseo

A look at the latest project by celebrated artist Christo, who in 2016 will create a series of floating piers on Italy's Lake Iseo.

Holidays in the shadow of Mount Etna

A few days in a winery on the slopes of Mount Etna, exploring the surrounding countryside and sampling some sweet treats. Find the real country.

Visit Rome in 2016: The Holy Year of Mercy

Rome promises to be busier than ever in 2016- the Holy Year of Mercy. Here are some tips on how to avoid the worst of the crowds at the Vatican.

A slice of island life on Lipari

A few of the highlights on the charming Aeolian island of Lipari, including museums and some favourite restaurants. Find the real country.

Sicily – in the footsteps of Inspector Montalbano

A guide by Sunvil Discovery to the main destinations in Sicily featured in the Italian TV detective series Inspector Montalbano.