Places to See in Southern Italy: Cities in Southern Italy reveal scenic landscapes, historic places and many beauties to discover 

Thinking about diversifying your itinerary through Italy? One option is to include some places located in the south of the country. With beautiful beaches, historical monuments and peculiar buildings, it is worth visiting some cities spread across the regions of Campania, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, Sicily, among others. 

For those who want to save time and explore the country better, one option is to hire a transfer service in Italy. The Elmocar agency, for example, offers transport to the main Italian attractions with drivers who are also guides and speak Portuguese, ideal for Brazilian tourists. 

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6 places you need to know in southern Italy


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Cities in southern Italy. photo: Shutterstock

The third largest city in Italy, despite having a reputation for being chaotic and messy, it is very charming. Its constant hustle is part of its culture and it only takes some time there to discover that it is one of the most interesting cities in the country. Naples offers many museums, shops and restaurants, and is famous for its traditional Margherita pizza, with thin crust and tasty sauce. 

amalfi coast

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One of the places you need to know in southern Italy is the unmistakable amalfi coast. The place gathers charming communes along 60 km of coastline of the Mediterranean Sea, passing through winding curved roads carved into precipices. Very romantic, the Amalfi Coast is possible to visit several charming citadels, with beaches in incredible shades of blue and restaurants with unique views.

island of Capri

places in southern italy

Cities to visit in southern Italy. Photo: Letizia Agosta / Unsplash

The island of Capri is one of the most amazing places to visit in southern Italy. Situated on the Tyrrhenian Sea, it is known for its natural charm and beauty, as well as a lot of sophistication. The island has a charming center, full of restaurants and shops with well-known brands. It is worth planning a boat trip to get to know the surroundings of the island, full of caves and coves. 


Cities in southern Italy. Photo: Andy Holmes / Unsplash

Another place not to be missed in southern Italy is Pompeii. The city was devastated by the eruption of Vesuvius in the year 79 and is currently a large open-air museum, with several ruins open to visitors. The old city, hit by the forces of nature, still preserves several spaces used at the time, such as schools, restaurants, residences, among others. 


Cities to visit in southern Italy

Cities to visit in southern Italy. Photo: Claudio Pavione / Unsplash

Matera is a place that needs to be on your list of places to visit in southern Italy. The place is a kind of Italian Cappadocia, as it was practically dug into the edge of a rocky gorge. In addition to being one of the oldest places in the world ever inhabited by man, it still preserves the known as “sassi”, caves where people lived in precarious conditions until the 50s. 

Polignano a Mare

places in southern italy

Cities in southern Italy. Photo: Daniel Enchev / flickr

Polignano a Mare, a medieval village on the Adriatic Sea, is a place still little explored by Brazilians. The place features incredibly blue waters surrounded by white houses positioned on top of giant cliffs. In addition, the city still has more than 80 caves, the most famous of which is the Palazzesse Cave, which houses a restaurant and a hotel with breathtaking views.



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