Destinations

The best destinations in Italy

Vernazza, foto di Vito Arcomano (Fototeca ENIT)

VERNAZZA

This town is full of loggias, porticoes, house-towers and imposing archways. Constructed on a rock spur, the fifteenth century tower of Doria Castle, dominates the town.

Panorama della città

SIENA, THE CITY OF THE PALIO

The city is famous for the Palio, an event held twice annually, recalling long-standing traditions and customs. The territory around Siena is mostly made up of the Chianti area, famous all over the world for its enchanting landscape and hilly terrain.

Firenze, vista panoramica (www.zoomedia.it)

FLORENTIA “THE PROSPEROUS”

Of Roman origin, it has a wealth of monuments and works of art making it a unique destination in terms of international tourism.

La facciata della Cattedrale

ALESSANDRIA, THE HEART OF PIEDMONT

The city, an important stronghold of the past, was capable of resisting numerous attacks. Located on the River Tanaro, in an area between the Po and the Ligurian Apennine, Alessandria was the site of epic battles.

Basilica di Santa Maria di Campagna (www.piacenza.polimi.it)

PIACENZA, MOTHER OF PEOPLES

In this small town in the Emilia region, the glorious Roman Empire, which had lasted for centuries, finally gave up in 476 A.D. Piacenza is not only known for its historical events, but also its natural and artistic beauties, like the Medieval hamlets and small towns where time seems to have stood still.

Marina di Camerota, Salerno. Fototeca ENIT, foto di Gino Cianci. (www.enit.it)

Marina di Camerota

Holiday destination unsurpassed for lovers of crystalline seas, fine sands, open air activity; the mediterranean climate guarantees sun and good weather for most of the year.

Piazza dei Signori (www.turismo.veneto.it)

DISCOVERING THE ROMAN CITY OF TARVISIUM

The history of Treviso began in Roman times, reaching its maximum splendour in the medieval era. The whole Treviso area contains a wealth of historic, artistic and architectural treasures, which have made it popular with many famous figures.

I Faraglioni di Scopello (Foto Regione Sicilia)

TRAPANI, THE CORAL CITY

Trapani is situated on a piece of land that stretches out towards the Mediterranean and is on the extreme easterly point of Sicily. Since ancient times the Sicilian city is well known for the processing of precious materials such as coral, as well as for being an area bursting with natural beauty.

Basilica del Santo

PADUA, THE CITY OF THE FAMOUS SAINT

With its rich artistic heritage, this Veneto city is famous for the art works of Giotto. The province of Padua is characterised by its varied nature, thermal waters and towns with a wealth of history and monuments.

Gargano, Peschici al tramonto. Fototeca ENIT, foto di Sandro Bedessi (www.enit.i

PESCHICI

A famous seaside resort on the Gargano peninsula, Peschici has been awarded the European Blue Flag for the pristine quality of its water and and for the quality modern accomodation offered to tourists.