This small picturesque village of Atrani is quite hidden from the Amalfi Coast’s main tourist towns (Sorrento and Positano) and sits comfortably between 2 colourful and rugged cliffs. Its seclusion is rather good from a preservation perspective and visitors can enjoy the beauty of the piazzas, the grandeur of the churches and the delightful and traditional trattorias. All the authenticity of a traditional village 30 minutes from the Amalfi Coast.
Carved into bare rock and a mountain side, 3500 feet above sea leve, Pietrapertosa is indeed one of the most dramatic towns in Italy. Filled with ancient ruins and a 9th century Saracen Castle, one can feel the history whilst walking through the Town. The highlight is a ride on II Volo Dell’Angelo, the world’s highest zipline, giving you an aerial view of the whole Town.
An hours’ drive from Palermo travellers will find the beautiful town of Cefalu which has been the location of many movies including Cinema Paradiso. The town is home to traditional cathedrals adorned with mosaic decorations and a beautiful seafront promenade.
Alberobello is a small picturesque town near Bari in Puglia and quickly identified by its unique characteristics of ‘cone-shaped and white tipped’ houses which has earned it an entry on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1996. Best views of the town are from Piazza del Popolo.