Destinations

The best destinations in Italy

Silvi Marina, foto di Sandro Bedessi. Fototeca Enit. (www.enit.it)

The Coast of Abruzzo

The coast of Abbruzzo is dotted with resorts with modern swimming facilities and beaches with fine sand and long pedestrian walkways. In the summer months these resorts provide accomodation for thousands of tourists, including young married couples with small children, the elderly, groups of friends and big families; the sea, pine forests, playgrounds for children, nightclubs and many other attractions offer relaxation and fun to suit all tastes.

Cattedrale di Caltanissetta (www.sikelia.com)

THE ARABIAN “KASTRA NISSA”

Caltanissetta started life under Arabian rule, whilst its true origins remain a mystery. In its surrounding areas there are many villages to visit that remind us of the ancient role of the city, an important mining centre in the Mediterranean area.

Cattedrale di Ferrara (foto della Regione Emilia Romagna)

FERRARA, WORLD HERITAGE

This town in Emilia has always been rich with monuments and artistic historic heritage, and has now by appointed by UNESCO as world heritage. Ferrara, besides being one of the loveliest art towns in Italy, also has some famous tourist resorts, well away from the hectic life of the Rimini Riviera.

Panoramica della Basilica di Sant'Andrea (www.valsesiascuole.it)

VERCELLI, FROM THE PLAINS TO THE MOUNTAINS

The province of Piedmont is mainly located on the plains but also has mountainous areas, the Vercelli area also includes the Lame del Sesia Natural Park, a typical river environment with swamps, meanders, water features, woods gravel and stones.

La facciata barocca del Duomo (home.hio.no)

SYRACUSE, CAPITAL OF THE MAGNA GRAECIA

There are numerous beautiful monuments to visit that testify the ancient splendour of this city. The surrounding area also reflects Syracuse’s alliance with the powerful Greece for numerous centuries in its towns and works of art.

Il Duomo nel centro città (www.medivia.it)

AVELLINO AND ITS HISTORY

This beautiful town is situated in the heart of a large basin in the Campania Apennines, dominated by the Picentini and Partenio mountains. The province of Avellino is characterised by various elements, varying from winter tourism to visits to all the towns with their wealth of history and monuments.

San Vito Lo Capo, foto di Vanessa Van Beek (© Italiavacanze.com)

San Vito Lo Capo

An enchanting bay, white sunny beaches, fragrant mediterranean air, a crystalline sea with colours ranging from light blue to green to an intense dark blue.

Palazzo dei Celestini (www.wikipedia.org)

LECCE, CAPITAL OF SALENTO

The city has characteristic baroque architecture due to the building renovations carried out during the 1600-1700’s.

Piazza Duomo (www.armerina.it)

ENNA, THE HEART OF THE ISLAND

Enna is the Island’s highest provincial capital at 1000 metres and is the only Sicilian province not to touch the sea as well as being the region’s least inhabited area.

Uno scorcio del porto di  La Spezia

LA SPEZIA, THE FASCINATION OF THE SEA

The town houses Italy\'s largest arsenal, and is closely linked to maritime traffic. Sea, culture and sport are the feathers in the cap of the La Spezia administrative centre, with an eye always directed to nautical tourism.