Declared one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its undisputed beauty and the uniqueness of its natural landscape. Typical houses, painted in warm pastel colors, follow the natural slope of the foothills of Mounts Lattari, leaning against each other, creating a very picturesque landscape.
Its coastline curves around the sun-soaked bays of Sorrento and Naples on Italy`s southwest coast. Inland, meanwhile, you`ll find ancient ruins like Pompeii and natural wonders like Mount Vesuvius. Cosmopolitan cities and rustic towns dot the coastline.
Its crescent-shape cuddles some true natural masterpieces; famous Capri, the spa haven of Ischia, and the tiny village like Procida. They offer a landscape of rare beauty molded by the wind, the sea and man.
Tuscany is famous for its hills and scenic hilltop towns. From all-time favourite San Gimignano and Cortona to lesser known gems like Massa Marittima, Pitigliano and Anghiari, each one has its own distinctive atmosphere.
The mild climate, the splendor of the coasts, the richness of its art and history, and the love for food make the Amalfi Coast and Neapolitan Riviera, the fascinating territory that it is.
Cinque Terre means Five Lands (in Italian), and this popular area offers five miles of rocky coast with five small villages (born in the 11th Century as fortresses) overlooking the sea, in the midst of two capes with hundreds of miles of beautiful paths.
Characterized by hills and historical towns, Umbria offers a union of art, nature, peace and calm, which is brought to climax in its Renaissance masterpieces and small medieval towns embedded in the hills.
The Italian Riviera is a spectacular coastline on the Ligurian Sea extending from the Italian-French border to Capo Corvo, near La Spezia and offering luxuriant mountains to the north and east, and the sapphire blue Mediterranean to the south and west with medieval hilltop hamlets, panoramic vistas, vibrant seaside villages and unspoiled beaches.
Adored by romantic poets as well as statesmen and royalty, the beautiful Italian lakes are stunning, with mountains that descend to meet the lakeshore and pretty lakeside towns. They are embedded with fishing villages, medieval castles, Renaissance palazzi and neoclassical villas, ancient ruins, and sumptuous gardens spilling right down the water's edge.
One of the pearls of Southern Italy, Sicily is the largest of the Italian islands, just off the "toe" of Italy's "boot." Sicily is rich in UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the archeological area of Agrigento, the famous Valley of the Temples, and Syracuse with the Necropolis of Pantalica.