Top 10 Most Beautiful Places in South Italy

Maratea

Maratea is a town located at a rocky Mediterranean coast. It is considered to have a magnificent position and that is why it wash a ritzy harbor in the past. If you want to visit this town, plan your trip in advance. It is very difficult to find a hotel especially in the summer season.

Sorrento

Sorrento is the perfect town combining natural beauty and very organized resorts. It is easily accessible, as someone can reach it from Naples via rail. Being in Sorrento you will have also the chance to visit the Capri islands. Do not forget, though, before you leave to taste its excellent gourmet cuisine.

Paestum

This town is claimed to be an ancient Greek city, which was originally called Poseidonia taken the name from the Greek ancient god of the sea.

Alberobello

This town is like it came out of a fairytale. The way that the dwellings are constructed is considered to be one of the world’s best examples of trullo architecture. These trulli homes have a conical stone roof that is made without mortar. These buildings are made from local limestone and none of them are older than the 14th century.

Tropea

Tropea is an ancient and stunning town located among sugar sand beaches and stark cliffs. The scenery is fantastic and extremely romantic.

Sassi di Matera

The Sassi di Matera are cave dwellings, which are situated in the old town of Matera. Matera is located in the region of Basilicata. The Sassi is considered to originate from a prehistoric settlement, which was among the first human settlements in Italy.

Naples

Naples is also known by the name Napoli and is the third largest city in Italy. It has its own personality and it is worth a visit if you are in the region.

Capri

Capri is an island and lies in the Bay of Naples. Rich in mythology and history it is one of the most beloved Italian destinations. Here it is said that there were sirens that lured sailors to their death with their sultry songs.

Pompeii & Herculaneum

Pompeii will always live under the shadow of volcanic Mt Vesuvius, although it is considered to be a town with many attractions to offer.

Amalfi Coast

Come to Amalfi Coast and have a taste of the life of the famous James Bond. Here, many scenes of the car chase have been recorded for the sake of this movie.

Source: this-is-italy.com