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Summer is in Italy. What else?

19 June 2024

Summer is in Italy. What else?

Summer is in Italy. What else?

As the sun stretches its golden fingers across the azure skies of Italy, the country comes alive with summer’s vibrance. From sun-kissed Amalfi Coast beaches to the ancient streets of Rome pulsating with life, Italy beckons travelers from far and wide to immerse themselves in its rich blends of culture, cuisine and natural beauty. But amidst the enchating landscapes and historial treasures, what else does summer in Italy have to offer?

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From the top left: Italian gelato at Otaleg in Rome, Limoncello from Amalfi Coast, worldwide famous Pesto from Liguria, and seafood pasta, a popular dish whatever you can see the ocean.

A Gastronomic Extravaganza
Italy’s culinary scene is legendary and summer brings it with abundance of fresh seasonal delights. Indulge in the simplicity of a perfectly ripe tomato drizzle with extra virgin olive oil or savor the creamy decadence of gelato as you stroll along cobbled streets. From fragrant basil pesto in Liguria, hearty risotto in Venice and seafood wonders in Sorrento coast, every region offers a unique culinary experience that celebrates the bounty of summer. And bear in mind that the best cappuccinos and almond biscotti are made here.

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From the top left: Piazza del Campo, Sienna, horse race at Palio di Siena, Verona Opera Festival.

Festivals and Celebrations
Summer in Italy is synonymous with festivals and celebrations that showcase country’s opulent culture heritage. Experience the electrifying atmosphere of the Palio di Siena, where rival neighborhoods compete in a thrilling horse race around the historic Piazza del Campo. Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies of Verona Opera Festival, held at the iconic Arena di Verona, where tímeles operas come to life beneath the starlit sky.

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From the top left: Monterosso — Cinque Terre, Matera, Tuscany vineyards, Boboli Gardens — Rome.

Breathtaking Landscapes
From the rolling Tuscany vineyards to the dramatic cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, Italy’s landscapes are a feast for the senses. Embark on a leasurely bike ride through the sun-drenched hills of Chianti, stopping to sample world-renowed vines at local vineyares along the way. While in Tuscany dont miss San Gimignano where the best ice cream of the world lives. Venture off the beaten path to discover hidden gems like the shimmering waters of Lake Como or the rugged beauty of the Cinque Terre, where colorful villages cling to step cliffs overlooking the Ligurian Sea.

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From the top left: Florence's Duomo, Mount Vesuvio, Bologna market, The Pantheon — Rome

Outdoor Adventures
For those craving adventure, Italy offers a myriad of outdoor activities to satisfay every thrill-seeker. Hike to the summit of Mount Vesuvious for panoramic views of the Bay of Naples or explore the otherworldly landscapes of Sicily’s Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano. Take to the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic Sea for snorkeling and diving adventures or simply unwind on pristine beaches where the gentefull of the waves provides the perfect soundtrack to lazy summer days.

Cultural Immersion
Summer in Italy is an opportunity to immerse yourseld in the country’s rich cultural tapestry from ancient Rome ruins to Renaissance masterpieces. Marvel at the architectural wonders of Florence’s Duomo and the majestic Colosseum in Rome or wander through quaint medieval villages where time seems to stand still. Engage with locals at bustling open air markets, where the scent of freshly baked bread mingles with the vibrant colors of fresh produce and artesanal crafts.

View from Venice canal's

Summer in Italy is a sensory feast that captivates the soul and leaves a lasting impression on all who visit. Wether you’re savoring the flavors of regional cuisine, exploring ancient landmarks or simply basking in the beauty Italian countryside, there’s no shortage of experience to delight and inspire. So pack your bags, embrace the warmth of the Mediterranean sun and let Italy work its magic on you this summer. Buon viaggio!

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