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Forget Cinque Terre: these hidden gems are even better

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Forget Cinque Terre: these hidden gems are even better
Sicily's Céfalu. Photo: Miguel Virkunnen Carvalho
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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
 

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