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Hidden Gems of Italy

 
 

Beautiful art, delicious food, sumptuous wines, and breathtaking scenery are all synonymous with Italy and to experience all of this, many will flock to the major cities: Rome, Venice and Florence. But there is so much more to this great European destination than these often overcrowded cities. Discover the beauty of remote Italy and see all that the country has to offer without stepping foot on the traditional tourist trail.

Take a look at our list of Italy’s hidden gems then get online to check exchange rates for the Euro.

Puglia

Situated on the heel of Italy’s shoe-shaped south, Puglia is home to 800km of stunning coastline lapped by the Adriatic and Ionian seas. There is much to explore here, including the Tremiti archipelago in the north which is made up of five tiny islands. Only two of the islands are inhabited but all five are accessible, allowing visitors to enjoy the secluded coves, sandy beaches, pine woods and fantastic scuba diving.

Perugia


From its hilltop position, the beautiful city of Perugia is one of Italy’s best preserved. Known for its local delicacies such as mouth-watering chocolates, truffles and Wild Boar, Perugia is a delight on all the senses. Marvel at the art displays at the Palazzo del Priori, take in the sounds of the world-renowned Umbria Jazz Festival, or simply enjoy a relaxing stroll around this breathtaking city.

Bolzano


From its hilltop position, the beautiful city of Perugia is one of Italy’s best preserved. Known for its local delicacies such as mouth-watering chocolates, truffles and Wild Boar, Perugia is a delight on all the senses. Marvel at the art displays at the Palazzo del Priori, take in the sounds of the world-renowned Umbria Jazz Festival, or simply enjoy a relaxing stroll around this breathtaking city.

Lucca

Standing proudly on the river Serchio, Lucca is a gorgeous old city located in central Tuscany. Lucca is rich in history and is home to some of Tuscany’s finest restaurants, with some claiming that food here is better than anywhere else in the region. Take a day to explore the many medieval churches of the city, including a handful of structures from the 8th century.

Cinque Terre

A cluster of five cliff top villages in the Italian Riviera, Cinque Terre became a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997. Thanks to a mix of rugged coastline, quaint village charm, rolling hills and views across the Mediterranean, Cinque Terre (meaning five lands) has become an Italian treasure. A visit to any of the area’s beautiful villages is sure to leave any visitor in awe of this fascinating region.


 

 


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