Islets of Italy

Published on : Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A proletarian resort visited mainly by the middle-class Italian families and German tourists who in concert fills up every corner of the island during August and September. Elba is not that a glamorous place but it certainly makes it up with its unique diversification in and around.
It is located 12km off the coast at Piombino and is the third largest island in Italy. Its diffident sandy beaches are sprinkled with coast fishing and port town.

Capri Island

One of the gorgeous resorts in Italy, Capri is an incredible island soaring upward from the sea. The island swarms up with tourists during spring and summer and is hugely popular with local and international travellers. Pulled by the sheer charm of the sun, the sea and the romance in the air in this island, visitors here get mesmerized by its spectacular beauty. A short distance from Capri is Anacapri. A bus takes one to this little settlement near Monte Solaro. Besides this, the other place worth a visit in Capri Island is the southern settlement of Marina Piccola which features an illustrious beach.

Elba Island

From the Piazzas to Pizzas, Italy is a beauty spot on the Europe map. With44 stunning sites, Italy has more UNESCO World Heritage sites than any other country in the world. When one talks about visiting Italy, very few go beyond the illustrious Rome or Venice. But Italy has more than that;  one of them is the gorgeous set of isles ornamenting the country. Below is the list of the spectacular islands in Italy which swarms up Italy with tourists all throughout the year.

Vulcano Island

Thermessa or Vulcano will be easily recognizable to a Roman mythology lover. It was the abode of Vulcan, the Roman God of Fire, and was also the doorway to Hades. It is a volcanic island and Thucydides, Siculus and Aristotle have recorded eruptions. There are three volcanoes on the island of which only one is active. Gran Cratere or the Big Crater although being a dormant volcano since 1890, is the biggest attraction in this island. The other two volcanoes are Vulcano Piano and Vulcanello. The island is also well-known for its sulphuric thermal baths and many people come here to alleviate stress and cure ailments. The other major attractionsarethe island’s many black sandy beaches.

Piazza di Spagna, Italy

In the centre of Rome is the Piazza di Spagna. Built in the 18th century, its graceful and stylish architecturewill be a welcome change from the raucous traffic of the city. What makes it more appealing is the array of colours lent by the flowers that envelop it, and its animated and cosmopolitan atmosphere. What is unique about that square is that it is the only place where decorative elements have become individual monuments.
Italy’s beauty is beyond imagination. The country is like a beautiful painting thatenthrals all. Get mesmerized in these tranquil islets of Italy!

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