9 the most beautiful coastal cities of Italy
We are already a little tired of this endless winter. And yet we love Italy, and therefore made for you a list of the most beautiful coastal cities of the country, where there is eternal summer.
The small Italian fishing village, located on the Italian Riviera - a very beautiful place. Houses in town - short and bright. There is also a small harbor, shops and restaurants, a carousel at the water and a large urban area, where children can play and adults for hours sipping coffee and just relax.
The idyllic town of Cefalu an hour's drive to the east of Palermo, is situated between the mountains and the sea. He is quite small but is very popular among tourists and native Italians, especially those who like to bask in the sun. In addition to the magnificent beaches of Cefalu has great Sicilian restaurants and an active nightlife - city walks all night, especially in summer, when its population tripled.
Manarola - one of the oldest towns in the Cinque Terre, and is probably one of the most beautiful. He is known mainly due to its fishing, viticulture and excellent excursions to the mountains and vineyards. If you find yourself in Manarola, be sure to take a stroll along the famous hiking trail Via del Amore, or the Path of Love.
4. Polignano a Mare
The stunning town of Polignano a Mare if grows out of the rocks on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Besides the beautiful sea view, the city also boasts a charming white streets, beautiful old churches and the beach with warm turquoise water, surrounded on two sides by cliffs.
The coastal town of Portofino is one of the most beautiful ports in Europe, where exactly should moor at least once in their lives. The city has many luxurious and comfortable hotels such as the Hotel "Splendido" and Grand Hotel "Miramar". There are many excellent shops, and, of course, a wonderful view of the sea.
Set on the Amalfi coast, the famous fishing town of Positano is famous for its picturesque harbor and elegant architecture in the Moorish style for which the city is often visited by celebrities such as Denzel Washington, Tom Cruise and Mick Jagger.
Praiano also lies on the Amalfi Coast, near Positano. The city boasts wonderful beaches, such as Marina di Praia and Gavitella, and rich culture - a stunning, old churches, towers and sculptures.
Ravello is located on a high hill five kilometers from the town of Amalfi. He is not only beautiful but also interesting - there are plenty of restaurants, cafes, museums and magnificent concert halls, in which throughout the year hosts various concerts and other musical events.
Although there is no beach, tourists like Sorrento, lying between the mountains and the ocean. The picturesque Old Town can be a starting point for exploring the nearby towns: to the east of it is the Amalfi, in the north - Pompeii and the sea - the island of Capri. Strict rocky coast of Sorrento - is the embodiment of the majestic beauty of nature.