Where the Fairy tale lives: charming little towns in Italy
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Ah, Italy, a beautiful country with divine cuisine, rich history and beautiful landscapes. Here every tourist will find something to their liking: ancient monuments and buildings, modern shopping centers and shopping in the best boutiques in the world, delicious pizzas and coffee, and, of course, azure waters, picturesque beaches and majestic mountains. We offer you to go on a virtual journey through the most charming small towns in Italy. So this is where fairy tales come to life?
Atrani. This town is located on the Amalfi coast and bears the laurels of the smallest in the south of Italy. By the way, the local picturesque streets "lit up" in the advertising of the Fiat 500.
Castelsardo. This medieval town of just over 5,000 people is located in Sardinia and boasts colorful buildings with views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Vogonya. This wonderful commune with a population of less than 2,000 people is surrounded by a number of mountains and remote settlements. The local Visconti castle was built in 1344.
Alberobello. The city is famous for its unusual structures, which are called trullo. This quaint town is located in the Apulia region. Mysterious symbols have been preserved on some of the stone huts from ancient times.
Neve. With a population of just over 3,000, this town is the perfect place to watch some of the world's most beautiful sunsets.
Monte Isola. This comune in Italy covers an area of only 12.8 square kilometers and is considered the largest lake island in the country.
Colletta di Castelbianco. This ancient village is built entirely of stone. It is believed that it was built as a means of defense against the Saracens in the XIII century. Some of the houses here have red or blue doors, which adds to the charm of the town.
Vernazza. It is one of the five cities in the Cinque Terre region. Today it has a population of about 1,200 and is known as one of the most authentic fishing settlements on the Italian Riviera.
Otranto. Once this town was famous for the eponymous breed of horses. This place, famous for its amazing views of the crystal clear waters, is home to about 6,000 people. One of the main local attractions is the Aragonese Castle, built in 1485.
Glorenza. This commune is located in the northern part of Italy, and there are less than 1000 people living in it. Fun fact: most of the population speaks German.
Dozza. Dozza is known for its mural painting festival, which takes place every two years. Artists from all over the world come here to leave their mark on the buildings.
Polignano a Mare. This commune in Southern Italy is located on the Adriatic Sea and boasts a popular beach. There is also a hotel called Grotta Palazzese — the restaurant of this hotel is carved right in the cave, and its visit will leave unforgettable memories in your heart.
Malcesine. The town is located on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, about 120 km from Venice. It is worth a visit at least because of the picturesque scenery and amazing views of the lake.
Corinaldo. This town is notable for its well-preserved walls of the XIV century. It is also known as the birthplace of Saint Maria Goretti.
Bosa. This magical little town is surrounded by colorful buildings and palm trees, and is home to about 8,000 people. Most of the economy is supported by agriculture and fishing.