TOP TEN: BEST ITALIAN BEACHES

Surrounded by water on all sides, Italy has a unique coastline with nooks and crannies that create quiet swimming coves and picturesque seascapes. RedMilk suggest the best 10 Italian beaches for this summer

1. DOMUS DE MARIA, SARDINIA
Starting from the natural breath-taking beauty with dunes, lush forests and juniper trees surrounding Domus, you will land on the beautiful and clear beaches of the village of Chia.

2. MARATEA, BASILICATA
A natural paradise with over 32km of coasts right in the centre of Policastro.

3. VENDICARI, SICILY
Closed to Noto, Vendicari is a true oasis, with pristine beaches and crystal clear waters where you can still admire the typical Mediterranean scrub.

4. VERNAZZA, LIGURIA
Perhaps the most beautiful villages of the Cinque Terre with a small cozy bay that reveals itself beautifully for those arriving by boat.

5. BAUNEI, SARDINIA
Known to most as Cala Luna, the bay has one of the most beautiful colors of the island with an area of limestone dotted almost everywhere.

6. SAN VITO LO CAPO, SICILY
Here you will find the authentic Sicily, excellent cuisine and breathtaking bays with fine white sand.

7. FONTANE BIANCHE, SICILY
The Ionian Sea, takes its name from the numerous freshwater springs. Low cliffs and crystal clear water make this a holiday beloved by all.

8. TORRE CHIANCA, PUGLIA
In the beautiful Salento this is the ideal beach for those who love to bathe in clear depths, low and sandy.

9. CASTIGLIONCELLO, TUSCANY
Still little known and unspoilt is beautiful for its spettacoliti cliffs near the Ligurian Sea and lush pine forests.

10. POSADA, SARDINIA
Beautiful place in Eastern Sardinia. Sea, beaches and pristine hinterland are awaiting tourists who decide to come here to spend their holidays.