The 6 best routes in Italy to do by car

Italy It is one of the most beautiful countries in EuropeIt has so many breathtaking landscapes, culture and history that it is very difficult to know where to start touring it. That is why we invite you to join us to discover the best routes to travel by car in this magnificent country.

1. South of Sardinia

It is the second island by size of the Mediterranean and the eighth in Europe. Sardinia is one of the most charming and colorful islands. Its crystalline waters and exuberant nature make it one of the most precious treasures in Italy.

Cagliari, Sardinia - Sean Pavone

Take the car and visit Villasimius and from there continue to Cagliari. Do not forget to go through the beaches of Sant'Antioco, Chia, Pula and Sant'Antioco and Cala Cipolla.

Enjoy the wonderful mix of colors between the thick green vegetation, the white sands, the blue sky and the beautiful turquoise waters. This island is a true paradise You can't stop visiting.

2. Tuscany

If you go as a couple this is one of the most recommended routes because It is one of the most romantic walks you can do.

Start in Pisa, where you can enjoy the spectacular Piazza dei Miracoli. Then take the car and continue to the historic center of Lucca, there you will move to ancient times while you walk through its cobbled streets.

Tuscany - canadastock

Florence is the next stop where you can enjoy the most beautiful medieval and renaissance works such as the Basilica of Santa Cruz, Ponte Vecchio and the dome of Santa María del Fiore, among many others.

You can also visit some of its most famous museums, like the Accademia Gallery, which houses Michelangelo's David.

«Everything about Florence seems to be colored with a soft violet tone, like diluted wine»

-Henry James-

Continue on Chianti Hills to relax while enjoying the best wines in the region. If you still have time, you can reach Siena and visit Piazza del Campo, its beautiful and ancient 12th-century cathedral and the Fortezza Medicea, built for the Medicis in the 16th century.

3. The Five Lands

The five municipalities that make up this lovely region have no waste, its old and colorful houses and beautiful landscapes will make you have an unforgettable journey.

The Five Lands - StevanZZ

Cinco Tierras or Cinque Terre is a portion of the coast formed by five magnificent villages belonging to the Province of La Spezia. You can start your tour of Monterosso, follow Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and end in Riomaggiore.

Nor can you stop visiting the “Camino del Love". Park the car and enjoy the wonderful ride that connects Manarola and Riomaggiore on an incredible cliff that is 30 meters from the sea.

4. Basilicata

Basilicata is not exactly one of the most famous or popular regions, however it is absolutely charming. Like most places in Italy, It has a wonderful combination of stunning landscapes and architectural styles as old as prehistory.

Matera, Basilicata -canadastock

Take the car and discover the beautiful villages carved into the rock, travel the “Pearl of Tirreno ”, Maratea and the Pollino National Park.

5. Brands

This region, located in the center of Italy, is one of the most surprising. In an instant you can go from seeing beautiful snow-covered peaks to a wonderful coast With spectacular beaches.

Urbino, Marche - Valeria73

Ideally, start the tour of the historic center of Urbino, declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

Continue to Ancona, where you can enjoy great architectural wealth that walks through Venetian, Byzantine and Roman styles.

Discover the beautiful beaches of the Riviera del Conero. And, if you still have time, visit the charming little cities of Recanati and Leopardi.

6. Trieste

This city located on the shores of the Adriatic Sea is one of the least traveled routes, but if you dare to travel it you will be absolutely in love. In Trieste you can meet some of the most impressive castles in Italy and also enjoy its beautiful beaches.

Republic Square, Trieste - Matej Kastelic

Start your tour of Miramare, one of the most spectacular castles in the region. Continue through the Muggia Valley and enjoy the beautiful view that offers the abyss full of rocks and coves. Nor can you miss visiting the Roman theater and many other ancient buildings that the city offers.

Italy is a country capable of awakening the deepest passions, It is ideal to travel as a couple or family and enjoy each of its small cities and towns. Which of these routes by car is your favorite?

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