Have you ever wondered what sits at the heel of Italy? While everyone flocks to the resorts around Naples and Capri, Italians have reveled in the glorious handmade food and blessed, lush nature and seashores in this part of the country for years. If you have only 24 hours to discover Lecce, this guide will help you.
When the temperatures rise and the days extend themselves to people along the street, lingering on gelato and creative cocktails, you know that the swimsuit season will soon follow. The beaches of Italy can immediately transport you to distant, exotic islands such as the Maldives or even secret hideaways in Thailand - seriously. You can explore these shores by boat, or in most cases, arrive by car. Whether you’re planning your first visit or a regular to the boot-shaped nation, don’t miss the chance to visit these splendid shores.
If you have already covered Europe's classical destinations - Paris, London, Rome - and have the local cultures down to a tee, then it's time to open a new chapter in your history and get to know these charming destinations across the continent.