Some are captivated by this amazing country with its stunning cuisine, scenic views and atmospheric sea coast, others are impressed by ski resorts or small towns where you can wander for hours, looking at the architecture and attractions. But for those who want to cover everything at once and for a moment feel like a real Italian, we advise you to take a car and drive through the famous Tuscan hills, Alpine meadows, olive groves and, of course, vineyards, not forgetting on the way to look at the local taverns. We have chosen the most picturesque car routes that will not leave you indifferent.
Where to go to the connoisseur of wines and traditional specialties? Of course, in Tuscany, where on the basis of Sangiovese grapes produce the famous Italian wine Chianti. However, those who are not so interesting wine theme, too, will have something to do in this area. Cozy cities, preserved from the times of knights and beautiful ladies, ancient castles and monasteries, wineries and creameries, endless wheat fields, vineyards, olive groves and even the Villa of the Medici family — all this can be seen if you go on the road Chianti, connecting Siena and Florence.
The Amalfi coast
If you have not admired the beauty of the Amalfi coast at least once, then consider that you have seen almost nothing in my life. To fill this gap, go to the South-West of Italy and there, not far from Naples, on the Peninsula of Sorrento you will find a picturesque route that goes up the mountain serpentine to the lemon groves and medieval towns, and then descends directly to the bays and sandy beaches. It is really an unforgettable sight. Continue reading