The most beautiful destinations in Italy for all kinds of holidays – pizza, sea, wine and culture

Italy, oh Italy – the country offers the best conditions for a sunny vacation on the Mediterranean: wonderful beaches, stunning natural wonders, the most beautiful Italian villages and much more. Diversity can make planning your next trip difficult. That’s why here are the nine best travel destinations in Italy for every type of vacation.

For pizza lovers and food lovers: Naples

It is eaten all over the world, but its taste is unmatched here anywhere – Neapolitan pizza. For centuries, restaurants in the southern Italian city have been fighting over who makes the best Napolitana pizza. A good place to go is Di Matteo, one of the oldest pizzerias in Naples. In a huge pizza oven, pizzas are baked with a thick crust until crispy.




Di Matteo is one of the oldest and best pizzerias in Naples.

But leave some room in your stomach, because Naples has a lot to offer – for example spaghetti or vongol (pasta with fresh oysters) or delicious desserts like sfogliatella and croissants with a sweet ricotta filling, cinnamon and the scent of orange blossom. Reisereporter Simon sure: More Italy is not possible!

For wine lovers: Tuscany

Deep green mountains, lush olive groves, bright yellow sunflower fields – could there be more landscapes for picture books? No wonder Tuscany attracts millions of visitors every year. In addition to the stunning landscapes and popular cruise destinations of Pisa and Florence, Tuscany has one foremost thing to offer: wine. And one of the best players in the world.

From the classic Chianti to the famous Cabernet Sauvignon, there is everything a wine lover’s heart could desire. The people of Tuscany have been making the perfect wine since the 8th century. So you have to try really hard to be disappointed here.




Tuscany is probably the most famous grape-growing region in Italy. Anyone who loves good red wine will not want to leave here again.

The “Sunny Garden of Italy” is the size of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern region. Travel reporter Brontje calls other reasons why we love Tuscany so much.

Night owls: Milan

Milan is the fashion capital of Italy. Exclusive boutiques and expensive jewelers line up next to each other. It is not surprising that Milan is one of the most expensive cities in the world. But those who look behind the guise of the rich and the beautiful will find Italian architecture and culture to fall in love with. For example, Milan Cathedral – the landmark of the city is considered a postcard par excellence.




Milan Cathedral is the symbol of the city. From the roof of the cathedral you have a great view of the city.

After visiting Milan Cathedral, from which you can enjoy a wonderful view of the modern capital, you should hurry because happy hour begins at 6 pm. In the picturesque old town there are many restaurants and bars that are zocca. A typical appetizer is made with rhubarb liqueur, crushed ice, soda, and a slice of orange.

For the adventurous: the dolomites

Vacations in the Dolomites mean pure adventure! Everything is possible at an altitude of up to 3,300 meters – whether it is skydiving, skiing or kayaking. Gorgeous panoramic photos of the mountains are second to none on top. The mountain range is not a UNESCO World Heritage Site for nothing.

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Kayaking in the summer and descent in the winter – the Dolomites is a place for adventure.

By the way: “Dolomitenmann” is held once a year. Extreme athletes compete in four disciplines: mountain running, paragliding, mountain biking and whitewater kayaking. But in addition to movement, vacationers will also find wellness and relaxation, for example in the South Tyrolean Eggental.

For lovers of art and architecture: Florence

La Dolce Vita – What better than Renaissance Florence to enjoy the Italian way of life? Here you can follow in the footsteps of important artists such as Michelangelo, Raphael or Botticelli. The fully preserved old town has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1982.

There are more than 70 museums in Florence, each of which is more worth seeing than the following. Even those who hardly have an interest in art can’t avoid visiting the Uffizi Gallery! The complex of buildings from the 16th century is worth a visit in itself – inside there are also paintings by the world’s most famous painters.




The landscape of Florence is unique and known far beyond the borders of Italy.