Inspired by Italy’s Delia: a food tour of Cilento, Campania

Delia Morinelli helped bring the Mediterranean diet to world attention in the 1970s. Now she’s opened her first restaurant in the Cilento, a quiet corner of Italy that’s perfect for a culinary road trip

20 Greek islands that are out of the way

The dazzling colours and great food of Greece’s famous islands extend to these lesser-known sand-fringed destinations, which boast wonderful places to stay – especially for late- or out-of-season breaks

Tilos, Greece: the first island in the Med to run entirely on wind and solar power

Tiny Tilos, in the Dodecanese, is a pioneering nature reserve. Now, Greece’s ‘green island’ is set to be powered by renewable energy

Learning to sail on the Côte d’Azur

A week exploring France’s Mediterranean coast offers a touring holiday without a bus, a sailing trip without millionaire prices, and Riviera beaches without crowds.

Island hopping in Greece’s Dodecanese

Rhodes and Kos are the Dodecanese’s big names, but this new island-hopping trip focuses on the archipelago’s smaller gems, where visitors may have the gorgeous beaches to themselves

‘I fell for Mallorca and bought an orange farm there … on a whim’

Author Peter Kerr swapped his Scottish farm for an orange grove and discovered the history and laid-back attitude of ‘l’illa de la calma’

Sunny autumn beach breaks in southern Europe

Summer hasn’t yet departed in southern Europe – but the crowds and high prices are gone. For an autumn beach break under blue skies, visit Spain, Italy, Greece and Malta