What do we know about Italy besides pizza, coffee, wine and shopping? The eternal city of Rome, the fashion capital Milan, and the Vatican are far from everything.
We bring to your attention 10 natural wonders of one of the most beautiful countries in the world:
1. Lake Bryce
An incredibly beautiful pristine mountain lake, comfortably located in a hollow at the foot of the Croda del Becco mountain at an altitude of 1500 meters. There is silence, mountains, and only the sky is reflected in the water surface, giving an incredible color to the water.
2. Scala dei Turki
A very beautiful white stepped rock, similar to a giant meringue in the south of Sicily. Translated from Italian, the name means “Turkish staircase”. Indeed, the entire rock is covered with “steps” and ledges coming out of the water and going to the very top. In contrast to the white limestone, the water in the sea takes on an incredibly deep color.
3. Gran Paradiso National Park
The country’s oldest National Park is located on an area of 700 m2 in northern Italy. Numerous fauna, natural landscape, forests, mountains and lakes are protected in the strictest way, there is silence, beauty, incredible Alpine air and the purest nature.
4. Blue Grotto
In the north of the island of Capri, there is an opportunity to visit a very beautiful grotto with amazing colored water, to experience an indescribable feeling when visiting this place, the only possible way – by boat from the sea. The passage is very low, but inside it is a real fairy tale!
5. Lake Garda
The largest lake in Italy is Lake Garda, located in the north of the country, an hour and a half from Milan. It has a glacial-tectonic origin, and the water in it changes color depending on the weather. In this prestigious area, in addition to the tourist flow, there are also elite villages with expensive houses.
6. Terme di Saturnia
The thermal springs of Saturnia are natural cascading pools similar to the halves of shells. The water in them is warm throughout the year, and admission is free. There are a lot of sanatoriums and health resorts in the district, because the healing properties of thermal waters are very multifunctional.
7. Mount Etna
The highest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna, is located on the east coast of Sicily. There are 4 permanent craters on the top of the volcano, the largest of which (at an altitude of 3346 meters) operates even in winter, flashes are visible for many kilometers – an amazing sight.
8. Maddalena Archipelago
In the Bonifacio Strait between Corsica and Sardinia there is an archipelago of 7 large and many small islands — the Maddalena Archipelago. The archipelago is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The unique nature, the most transparent water of bright blue color, the rocky shores of the islands are a fairy tale in reality.
Another Unesco heritage – Val d Valley’Orchia in Tuscany with its plains and towering hills of perfect conical shape. Natural beauty and incredible human labor have created this splendor for the eyes.
In winter it is the most popular ski resort in Italy, and in summer it is cycling. At any time of the year, this place is animated postcards with beautiful landscapes, ancient mountains, numerous wildlife in dense forests, unity with nature and recuperation.
And of course, the incredible gastronomic delights of Italy, the atmosphere of beauty and love and many, many other things attract hundreds of thousands of people there.
At Golden Holidays you can book accommodation in the best hotels in the world.
We guarantee expert advice.
Send A REQUEST