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5 Beautiful Beaches in Italy You Have to Visit in Summer

Italy has always been known for its many gorgeous locales, especially during the summer. If you’re looking for a place to kick back and enjoy the sun, then we’ve compiled a short list of summer destinations that will surely interest you. Camogli Beach, Liguria The enchanting seaside town of Camogli in Liguria in northwestern Italy has a beautiful shoreline that’s sure to take visitor’s breath away. If you’re looking for the same charm of the French Riviera but without the bustling crowds, then this is the place for you. The beach is conveniently separated into private areas for resorts and clubs, as well as other sections that are open to the public. Capreria Beach, Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro, Sicily Located in the western coast of Sicily, Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro is the region’s first natural reserve. Its area covers seven kilometers of panoramic seaside views, filled with vast stretches of […]

Introducing the Town of Atrani at the Amalfi Coast in Italy

One of the great things about Italy‬ is that you will never be out of options… even when it comes to the climate. So even though ‪autumn‬ has set in, if you’re looking for some place warm, try checking out the cozy town of ‪‎Atrani‬ over at the ‪‎Amalfi Coast‬! In this second part of our series where we talk about the smaller, lesser-known, but absolutely beautiful towns in Italy, we’re going to tell you about places that are off the beaten path, and today we’re featuring the sunny little town of Atrani! It is a town on the Amalfi Coast in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It is located in the south of Amalfi, less than half a mile, and just several a short drive from the coast. It is the smallest city in southern Italy, and in fact, in 2010, it was estimated […]

Vacation with the Kids: Three Exciting Water Parks in Italy

Summer vacations in the beautiful country of Italy is always a fun and memorable adventure, as one gets to experience the history, the culture, the food, and the wonderful atmosphere of its countryside. However, it may be a slightly different story if you’re traveling with the kids. While we may appreciate the subtle differences in various types of Italian cheeses, or marvel at the work of master Italian artists, for small children, it might not make quite a difference. And as every parent knows, there are few things more stressful during a vacation than a bored child. One of the best ways to keep your kids entertained during the summer would be to bring them to the beach. But there may also be some issues that you may encounter, such as overcrowded beaches, algae in the water, or perhaps the nearest beach to you at the time is simply too […]

10 Reasons We Love Italy (In Pictures)

We’re all here because we LOVE the country of Italy and what it has to offer, so we decided to share with you just some of the many, many reasons why we think that having going on a tour or vacation in Italy is something that everyone should get to experience. So, Italy, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways! Here are the top 10 reasons we love Italy! Food We think it goes without saying that Italian food is one of the top reasons we love Italy. After all, Italian cuisine is well-loved all over the world, and every day and everywhere, we see (and taste) the influence that this European country has had on our food choices and palettes. Pasta, pizza, gelato, cannoli, prosciutto, tiramisu, risotto, mozzarella… these are but a mere few of the virtual cornucopia of choices that Italy has brought to the […]

How to Stay Cool During an Italian Summer

Italy in the summer is a lovely place to be, when flowers come into full bloom, fruits and vegetables are abundant, and the seaside destinations are abuzz with a boatload of activities and parties. However, summer is still summer, and during these months, temperatures can soar to a scorching 30 degrees centigrade or more. So yes, it can get VERY hot, it CAN get a bit uncomfortable, and you WILL sweat… but that doesn’t mean that you should let this get in the way of your enjoyment as you travel through Italy during your vacation there. Don’t worry, because we’re here to share with you some useful tips on how to stay cool and survive summer in Italy! Keep the alcoholic drinks few and far in between. While meals in Italy are normally served with either water or wine, try to opt for water instead, because alcohol dehydrates you and […]

How To Go To The Beach in Italy

Recently, Tour Italy Now shared some of the best beaches in Italy. Now, here are our top tips on how to go to the beach in Italy. You might be thinking to yourself, really? Instructions on how to go to the beach? I know how to do that. Spending the day at the beach in Italy might be little bit different than what you may be used to. As soon as the weather starts to warm up, Italians head to the seaside. As summer progresses, the miles and miles of coastline all along the country fills up with vacationers and visitors. Weekends are the busiest. Most of the beaches in Italy are divided up into private beach clubs called stabilimenti balneari. They work like this; you pay an entrance fee and have access to a whole range of facilities and activities. The whole affair is truly very civilized. Each of the different stabilimenti […]

8 Must Visit Beaches in Italy 2019

Tour Italy Now shares our picks for Italy’s best beaches. May 1st is the official kick-off of the beach season. Italy is almost completely surrounded by water.  With almost 5,000 miles of coastline and more than 400 Islands, there are so many wonderful beaches it is hard to choose.  The best news is that you are close to a day at the beach from pretty much any place in Italy. Here are some of our favorite places along Italy’s many beautiful coastlines. Near Rome It is very easy to hop on a train and spend the day at the beach and be back in Rome in time for dinner.  Two good spots are Ostia and Santa Marinella. Ostia is less than an hour from the center of Rome and you can take the metro from Piramide station for less than €2.  There are miles of beach clubs and stretches of […]

Sardinia – Magical Scenery and Ancient History

If you can drag yourself away from the for beach long enough to take a look at what the rest of Sardinia has to offer, you’ll be more than pleasantly surprised. Floating halfway between Africa and the mainland of Italy, the island of Sardinia has had a rich and divided history that has colored its current landscape and borne a population with a fiercely independent spirit. Sure there are beautiful beaches, sparkling clean blue waters, and delicious seafood by the plateful, but there are so many more things to do in Sardinia. Once here you can fill your days with leisurely explorations of a myriad tiny towns and ancient ruins. The Amazing Ruins Near Cagliari Being located in the middle of the Mediterranean, it’s not surprising that Sardinia has had a tumultuous and much-invaded history. Fortunately, there was one continuous settlement way back between 1500 B.C. and 500 B.C. These […]

Beautiful Beaches in Italy

This winter felt longer, grayer and colder than most, and so far spring hasn’t been much better. This has me pining for the beautiful beaches in Italy. With nearly 5,000 miles of coastline, finding an Italian beach shouldn’t be hard to do, whether it’s on one if Italy’s islands, like Capri or Sicily, or along the coast, Liguria or Terracina. (Speaking of islands, check out this list of Italy’s islands HERE. Amazing!) I clicked around like the good desktop traveler that I am and came upon a slew of nods to Italy’s most beautiful beaches. Sardinia seemed to be on everyone’s list. No wonder. The above picture, of Ogliastra, explains it all. Imagine the excitement of returning from your Italian tour with a brand new tan and delicious stories of time spent on some of the most beautiful beaches in Italy. Your friends and family will be envious and you’ll […]



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