Herculaneum or Pompeii?

Herculaneum or Pompeii?

Which to visit? Herculaneum or Pompeii?  If you only had a chance to visit one of Herculaneum or Pompeii which would it be? Both Herculaneum and Pompeii sit in the shadow of Mt Vesuvius and were destroyed when it erupted in 79 AD.  However, both offer the traveller something different...

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Maratea

Maratea

Maratea is a really cool small hilltop town that is definitely worth a few days' visit.  It has often been described as a mini Amalfi Coast and is just as picturesque!  Most of its tourists are Italians travelling from other parts of the country during school holidays and so try to avoid going in July when it is at its busiest.  Do yourself a favour and add this little gem to your next Italian itinerary - we promise you won't regret it.

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Piedmont

Piedmont

A foodie's paradise!  Well, really, what part of Italy isn't?  Piedmont, however, takes it to the next level.  Experience 'la dolce vita' your way; whether that be riding through the rolling landscapes on bike, sampling the best of what the region has to offer with the help of a local guide, or going from vineyard to vineyard tasting their gorgeous wines - we guarantee you will leave Piedmont feeling like a true Italian.

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Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare is situated in Apulia and is the perfect base to visit this highly rated part of Italy. The highlights include fine dining in the cliffs of Polignano a Mare, hiking in Italy's best cave system at Castellana, wandering the streets of the quaint whitewashed town of Locorotondo and admiring the beautiful town of Alberobello not to mention all the relaxing beaches that are splattered along the coast.

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Tropea

Tropea

You absolutely must add Tropea to your next Southern Italy holiday.  It has everything - an absolutely stunning beach to swim at, fresh local produce (you can't really go that wrong at any of the restaurants spread through the centre), bustling piazzas, and let's not forget the unbelievable way the buildings are stacked upon the cliffs.  It is also close to the nearby seaside towns of Scilla and Capo Vaticano, and on a clear day you can see the Stromboli Volcano from the beach.  

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