Are you planning to travel to Italy? You have come to the right place then. Italy is a place filled with love, food, culture, and warmth. Moreover, Italians themselves love traveling around their beautiful country. Especially in August, they love going on vacations to spend time with their loved ones by booking short-term rentals. But, they don’t choose the places that the tourists usually chose. Tourists go to places that have some significance historically, or culturally, however, Italians have very different criteria for deciding their travel places.
If you are planning on going to Italy, we are about to take you on a trip to some of the most exotic locations that the locals prefer. If you like them, you can include some of them in your travel plans.
Located in Lazio, tuscia is basically named after the ancient Etruscan civiliziation. It is a couple of hours’ ride from Rome, towards the northern side. Here, the villa of Civita di Bagnoregio is one of the most beautiful walled towns in Italy. People don’t usually stay here, they just visit for a few hours, and stop for some delicious lunch. If you have booked short-term rentals in Rome, then you can travel to this place easily. One of the most famous restaurants of Alma Civita is a modern restaurant based on a cave built by Etruscans over 2000 years ago. However, if you want, you can stay the night also at some amazing, pre-historic short-term rentals here and witness the true culture of Italy from a localities point of view.
Located in the central Marche region, this city is one of the most splendid art cities in Italy. One of the main proponents of the Italian renaissance, Duke Federico Da Montefeltro built this city and lived here. His palace is now a majestic gallery containing all his works like Botticelli and Raphael. You can also enjoy some amazing food here. The place is famous for its ham and cheese. There are some exotic luxury villas nearby which you can rent to have an overnight stay in the city also.
If you want to witness some of the finest beaches of Italy, this is the place you must go to. Located in Tuscany and bordering with Lazio, Maremma is home to some fine beaches, canyon top towns, and amazing drinks for you. The town is mostly inhabited by the Jewish so it is often called little Jerusalem. Maremma is one of the most amazing places to go if you want a blend of natural and historical beauty in the same place, mixed with some amazing food joints and drinks.
4. Alpe Di Siusi
Located in South Tyrol, this place is a green meadow landscape. You can have a modern, state-of-the-art villa for yourself or a hotel with infinity pools waiting just for you. This is a very refreshing journey away from beaches or mountains. It is something you don’t usually expect from Italian vacations at all. However, the place is known for its luxury villas and short-term rentals. You can also look for one at vacation saga, putting the same location. They are away from cities and provide all contemporary services and amenities just for you.
Tourists often go to Puglia, but they don’t often reach Salento. It is located on the southern side of Puglia. The main city of Salento in Lecce, which has small but exotic boutique houses. The coastline of this place is majestic. Plus, you can also witness zinzulusa cave or some exotic food cafes over the coast here. All the sides of Salento are different from each other. The Eastern side is filled with food and amazing joints. The northern side is home to the best landscape. This way, no matter which side you are on, you are going to witness something special about the place.
Located in Liguria, this beautiful city in Italy is one place where you can go to escape crowds. The whole region is surrounded by densely forested hills along with cute houses and architecture that will make you feel like you are in a wonderland. There is a 13th-century fort of Castello Della Dragonara, which overlooks the sea, where you can go to enjoy some peaceful time. There are many food joints and high-end restaurants here for a great dining experience too. The seafood of this region is especially famous among the locals. If you wish to travel to Italy, this is one place you shouldn’t miss.
Trieste is located in the Friuli Venezia Giulia region, just two hours drive from Venice. The place is famous for its cafes, food joints, and aesthetic architecture. It is a perfect spot for summers in Italy, with a five miles coastline turning into a rocky beach, perfect to spend a beach day on. There are many short-term rentals here for tourists and locals alike. You will not be disappointed with the art and history of this place with its ancient forts and buildings waiting for you to explore them.
8. Capo Vaticano
Located in Calabria, this place is a favorite for Italians. Not many tourists go here, so it is generally peaceful throughout the year. There are Amalfi-styled coastal regions along with splendid views of Sicily. Beaches of capo Vaticano are mostly craved for during summers, due to their shimmering blue water and golden sands. Moreover, the cafes here are famous for their forbidden desserts that are going to add some extra calories but don’t worry they are going to be worth it. You can also visit the nearby town of Tropea for extra adventure.
You can find this coastal town closer to Tunisia on your Italy vacations. It is an island located on the southwest coast of Sicily. There are many restaurants on the beach along with small houses built to take you to a different age. The beaches here are generally rocky, but sandy beaches can be found in Specchio di Venere, the inland region. It is a perfect place to come and hang out with your friends, with a beer and some Italian food on the beach.
If you want a mountain view on tour Italy vacations, this is the place you should go to. Located in the central region on the Adriatic coast, this beautiful region has Apennine mountains ranging from Tuscany to Umbria. This hillside region is famous for its snow-dusted mountains and beautiful roads with picturesque views. You can also visit some great restaurants. There are many luxury villas and short-term rentals found in this region, for Italians and foreigners alike.
We have provided you a list of all the places that Italians prefer to visit. They are undiscovered gems of Italy, that many tourists don’t pay attention to or don’t know about. So if you want an Italy trip more than Venice or Rome, these are the places you should visit definitely. If you want to find short-term rentals here, you can visit vacation saga and book your favorite one.
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