With more Italians holidaying at home this year and everyone keen to avoid tourist hotspots, we select beautiful areas for a peaceful break
• Quiet regions of Spain and France
Watching Italy’s coronavirus agony unfold was unbearably sad for those of us who love this exuberant, gregarious country. But as the months went on, I began thinking more selfishly: Italy was coming back to life, but would the UK’s chaotic response to the pandemic deprive me of my Italy fix this year?
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