The 10 Most Charming Seaside Villages in Italy

Vernazza

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Vernazza is a true fishing village which has no access for car traffic. It is another of the towns that make up the Cinque Terra and is located between a cliff and the sea and is part of the National Park of the Cinque Terra and a World Heritage Site. The residents continue to carry on old traditions of fishing, olive oil production and wine making namely Vernaccia which means “ours.”

Atrani

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This romantic town is located just a few minutes away from Amalfi and is the smallest community in the whole of Italy. It features several antique charms including houses with flowered balconies and a passageway that was created to protect the boats from storms. It is a fishing town where the houses climb up the side of the valley intermingled with beautiful gardens and lemon groves.

Sorrento

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Sorrento is a popular destination for tourists that overlooks the Bay of Naples. It is famous for Limoncello an alcoholic drink made with lemon rinds and sugar. Although there is no beach, it is a picturesque old town which has some great specialist shops including ceramics, lace and souvenirs. Sorrento is nestled between cliffs and surrounded by beautiful countryside.

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