- 11 May
With approximately 7,600 km of coastline, Italy is everything that one could expect from summer destination. Due to the country’s varied geography, Italy beaches are some of the most diverse: you will encounter all kind of beaches, from pebble beaches and white sand beaches to the rare black sand beaches, as well as artificial beaches (like those near Venice).
The Italian coastline also offers some of the best views in Europe: rolling hills, palm trees and volcano peaks create the most unexpected combinations, wile the picturesque fisher villages and antique towns welcome you in their white-washed villas and lively piazzettas. The transportation is quite easy. There are plenty of cheap flights and bargain travel deals to Italy. Today’s post is nothing but an invitation to discover the best of Italy’s beaches:Is Italy on next year's must-do list for you? Get one of these great travel deals and experience this cradle of civilisation yourself:
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Even if it weren’t for Federico Fellini’s passion for this busting coastal city, Rimini would have still made it to the top most famous Italian beaches. With wide strips of sand stretching along the Adriatic coast and an impressive number of Roman ruins and medieval churches, Rimini is an authentic tourist hot-spot. As for Rimini’s nightlife, let us just mention that almost every European town would give anything in exchange for Rimini’s clubs and restaurants.
With its rolling hills overlooking the Vesuvius, Sorrento is one of the most scenic beaches along the renowned Amalfi Coast. Just a short drive from the buzzing Naples and close to popular attractions such as Pompeii, Capri or Ischia, Sorrento was known from Antiquity as the Sirens hideaway. No one knows if it was the magical sound of the sirens the one who drove some world famous tenors like Enrico Carruso and Luciano Pavarotti here, but we heave to admit that Sorrento’s surroundings at simply inspiring.
Spillage Sabbie Nere, Sicily
Sicily’s torrid summers make beach excursions as vital as water. Considering that Sicily is an island, you will find beaches just about everywhere you go, but few of them are as scenic and remote as Spiaggia Sabbie Nere on the island of Volcano. Just as the name tells you, this isolated beach is covered by a fine black sand, just another reminder of the island’s rich volcanic activity.
In about one hour train ride from Rome, the visitors mesmerized by the marvels of the eternal city can take a break from strolling through the ruins and stretch their legs along the beach of Terracina. With several famous temples and churches, Terracina is far form a newcomer on Italy’s list of attractions, but its wide strip of beach is pure relaxation.
Known as Italy’s main destination for the rich and famous, Capri has all the attributes of a Mediterranean paradise: the island is dominated by rugged cliffs, luxury establishments and infinity pools, all projected against the most brilliant blue. Just a short walk form the historic center of Capri you will find Marinna Piccolla, a coquette pebble beach and favorite hangout place for Capri’s notable residents.
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