Where to Visit in Southern Italy

Visit the wonderland of Italy’s Southside, a sunny paradise bursting with Italian charm, history, and magnificent coastline views. Southern Italy is home to an array of different locations, but where to start? We are listing the top southern destinations essential on your trip to Italy!

Explore Southern Italy

Naples

Naples is a must stop on your Italy travels. There’s something for everyone; food, history, architecture, natural sights. It is the birthplace of the world famous wood fire pizza, so save room for a traditional slice! Gorgeous narrow streets spotted with ancient churches, houses, and palaces along the way. For a slice of history, the National Archaeological Museum is home to an array of ancient artefacts for the area. That being said, Naples isn’t for everyone. It is the largest city in Southern Italy, so there is some danger. Which big city in the world doesn’t have it? As long as you add an extra level of awareness in your journey, you will travel with ease, falling in love with this edgy and exciting city.

Sorrento

Despite its small size, Sorrento has a big reputation. This stunning town is an oasis from the hustle and bustle of the big city of Rome. Overlooking the stunning views of the Bay of Naples, sitting alongside the majestic cliffs of the Amalfi coast. It is jam-packed with history, with incredible attractions such as Old Sorrento. Here you can discover an array of antique shops as you embrace the culture of this charming town. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a relaxing break amongst the stunning scenery, a shopping spree, or a historic sightseeing, Sorrento has you covered.

Pompeii

Be transported back in time at the archaeological city of Pompeii, with a history in every step you take. This once thriving ancient Roman city was destroyed by the volcano Mount Vesuvius. After centuries of being buried by volcanic ash, you can now discover the ancient roman’s life as you stroll through the preserved streets of this ancient city. See the preserved houses, artefacts, and shops as you learn about each structures historic importance. Make sure to wear your walking shoes as there are a lot of steps to climb!

Lecce

Experience a world full of narrow streets, golden sandstone buildings, historic churches, and an array of wine varieties. Step back in time as you visit historic structures such as the Roman amphitheatre in the city’s main square, Piazza Sant’Oronzo. Learn about the city’s culture as you visit Lecce’s famous Cathedral. Or perhaps enjoy a lazy lunch at one of the a good deal of wine bars scattering the city. Whether you choose to visit Lecce for its history, its wine, sightseeing or simply to marvel at the city’s beauty, you will not be disappointed.

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