Italy and Europe: travel and leisure
Italy is divided into 20 regions. In order to understand which region is closer to you, it is worth exploring each one in more detail before planning your vacation in Italy. Traveling around the country on your own is best done by train – this is an opportunity to travel around the country on a budget, having bought a train, and also admire picturesque and inaccessible landscapes. Regions of Northern Italy Valle d’Aosta This is an alpine region.
Here are the most popular ski resorts. From abroad with France, French is recognized here as a second language. Veneto This region has experienced a surge in tourism and infrastructure over the past 20 years. Here are such world famous cities as Venice and Verona. The region is also famous for its universities. Liguria Picturesque region on the coast. Here tourists are attracted by such attractions as: the city of Genoa, San Remo, Portofino, Paradise and Tigullia bays, Cinque Terre Park. Lombardy. Most of Italy’s light and heavy industry is concentrated here.
The region is also rich in water bodies. The capital of the region is Milan, which is at the same time the capital of all of Italy. Piedmont Center of the region – the city of Turin. A region with developed infrastructure and a high level of tourism. Its main attraction is the Gran Paradiso Park. Trentino Alto Adige In this mountainous region there are famous lakes – Braies, Terlago, Toblino, Garda. Near which ecotourism lovers prefer to relax. The main cities are Bolzano and Trento.
Friuli-Venezia Giulia Ski and sea resorts are perfectly combined here. The region is also famous for its wine. Emilia-Romagna The main tourist center in the north of Italy. It has developed engineering, food and textile industries, production of building materials. Here, on the Adriatic coast, is a popular seaside resort – San Marino. For more information about the regions of Italy, read the category “Regions of Italy – administrative division” Regions of the South of Italy Apulia The most industrially developed region of the country. This is the southernmost point of the country, which is washed by two seas – the Ionian and Adriatic. Due to its favorable location, tourism is actively developing here. Basilicata Mountain region with resorts at a thermal spring.
The region attracts with its pristine nature, clean air. Calabria Mountain region, washed by the Tyrrhenian and Ionian Seas. Due to the hilly terrain, industry and production are underdeveloped here, but thanks to this there is clean air, a favorable ecosystem. Campaign Picturesque and exotic region of Italy. Tourism is the basis of the region’s economy. The main attractions are Vesuvius, Pompeii, Naples, Sorrento, Amalfi, Capri Island. Molise The smallest region of Italy. It is not popular among tourists, so the local beaches are clean and sparsely populated. The center of the region is Campobasso. Sardinia An Italian island that has gained great popularity over the past few decades and boasts a decent level of beach resorts. Sicily The largest island of the Mediterranean Sea. Here is the active volcano Etna. Italians buy country houses for holidays here, and tourists love sea resorts here.