The best destinations in Italy
After long-lasting resistance against the incursions and power of Rome, this Lazio town was subject to various domains over the centuries.
The city has many artistic and cultural wonders coupled with its current day economic importance.
Known throughout the world for its famous white marble, the area offers much more to tourists. Originating from the merging of two towns, this young Tuscan province includes a coast with numerous well-equipped seaside resorts among its assets.
The province of Monza and Brianza was officially established on 12 May 2004; its Administrative Centre is Monza, Lombardy\'s third city, synonymous of history and traditions.
The history of this town is written in its castles and medieval villages. Its monuments, palaces, churches and other works of art, testify the past events, the different dominations and they always attract lots of tourists.
Cagliari started out as a Phoenician settlement and bishopric and was subject to various dominations before becoming the capital of Italy’s second island. Its province has magnificent inlets and beaches combined with protected naturalistic areas and ancient villages full of history and culture.
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.
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.
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.
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.