Forget Cinque Terre: these hidden gems are even better

The Local Italy
The Local Italy - [email protected]
Forget Cinque Terre: these hidden gems are even better
Sicily's Céfalu. Photo: Miguel Virkunnen Carvalho

Earlier this week, Italy's Cinque Terre National Park - which contains five of the country's most iconic seaside towns - announced its decision to reduce the number of visitors it welcomes each year.


Whatever you make of the decision, one thing is for certain: Italy's 7,600-kilometer coastline is awash with picturesque towns and beautiful beaches.

The gallery below shows ten of the most beautiful places you can visit where you're guaranteed to avoid maddening throngs of tourists - and no advanced booking required!

In Pictures: Beautiful seaside towns where tourists don't tread



Join the conversation in our comments section below. Share your own views and experience and if you have a question or suggestion for our journalists then email us at [email protected].
Please keep comments civil, constructive and on topic – and make sure to read our terms of use before getting involved.

Please log in to leave a comment.

See Also