Apulia region of southern Italy
The guest authors' point of view may be different from mine, but I found these articles worth reading and think that you will also. Almost every article contains a beautiful photo (no, we didn't take them ourselves) giving you another taste of the place the article discusses. We have just added some articles on selecting hotels in southern Italy.
Sicily is a great tourist destination. Iozia introduces its attractions and presents a variety of lodging options ranging from fivestar hotels to bed-and-breakfasts, villas, and apartments with lots of specific recommendations.
Luxurious Sicily Accommodations That Fit Every Budget
"The tourist looking for a beach vacation will not find Sicily wanting. There are many beach hotels available that offer seaside locations for travelers ... "
If you're touring southern Italy don't miss the magnificent Amalfi Coast. Strong recommends some fine hotels in varying price ranges.
Amalfi Coast Hotels
"The Amalfi Coast is a World Heritage Site. There are several coast towns, including Amalfi, Vietri sul Mare, Cetera... You're also right by Naples, which is a great Italy city. "
It's a safe bet that most seasoned tourists are unfamiliar with the this region of Italy. Do you like touring off the beaten track? Consider Apulia and its beaches, forest routes, and spectacular Castel de Monte that Jay describes so well.
Discover Apulia In Southeast Italy
"Situated near the regional capital of Bari is the most fabulous castle in Europe - Castel del Monte. Built in the 13th century it is famed for ... "
Would you believe that poetry can save someone's life? Read Rossi's article to find out how and where. And then book your ticket to Ancient Greece, via Sicily.
Featuring Eurpide, Ancient Greek Drama In Syracuse
"The unique blend of unspoiled natural beauty and beaches and the finest surviving temples of Ancient Greece, makes Sicily a vacation destination like no other. For theatre enthusiasts, ... "
Chapo tells us about another Italy, an Italy very different from the wealthy north. Is it worth visiting? Absolutely.
Italy - Naples And Sorrento
"Naples is all about “real.” You will not get that odd touristy sensation you find in the cities to the north. Naples is about living now, now in the past. The people can be gruff, but are also a heck of lot more colorful than you will find elsewhere. If you get in trouble ... "
Corba describes the unique cultural mix that is Sicily with its Phoenician settlements, Punic cities, Greek temples, Roman amphitheatres, Norman Arab castles and Aragonese churches.
"... The typical Sicilian city is more like village with small houses, and the cozy atmosphere of a place where everybody knows each other.
The best of Sicily ... "
Sardinia. Mountains, water, gardens, antique furnishings. But there's more. Excellent local wine and food. And there's still more. Read Barbieri's article and dream - or plan.
Sardinia: One Island, A Thousand Lands
"...You will be amazed by the range of landscapes you are likely to come across cities of incredible culture and exciting tourist resorts. Some of the best and most famous beaches of the Mediterranean sea are here in Sardinia... "
The Amalfi Coast is a favorite haunt of the jet-setters. Read Flower's article and you'll know why.
Traveling In Italy: The Amalfi Coast
"If you were to make a list of the most beautiful places to visit in the world, then the Almafi coast in Italy would have to be in the top ten category.
This is the coast which is famous for... "