Italy: Hotel Pitrizza, Sardinia

This Italian number continues to attract a well-heeled crowd thanks to its glamorous heritage, impeccable service and tantalising cuisine. Kate Chambers is seduced

Sardinia: La Licciola, Gallura

Looking for a fun, sun-drenched destination for all the family? Olivia McLearon visits a boutique hotel that's both child-friendly, and ticks all the boxes for adults, too

Europe’s best spring-sun breaks

From Split to Sardinia, spring is the perfect time to start sun seeking in Europe — plus you’ll miss the mass-tourist summer crowds. Suzanne King gives us the lowdown on seven of the best

Sardinia: five beaches to escape the crowds

Italians believe that Sardinia has their best beaches — and with good reason. But if you want to avoid the ever-popular Emerald Coast, which attracts celebrities and billionaires by the yacht load, there are still some off-the-beaten track stretches of sand with plenty of towel space

Europe: 16 degrees of separation

Forget six degrees: 16 degrees of latitude separate British Airways’ new European hotspots, from 28° to 44° North