Portovenere, Liguria: In 1997, Portovenere was included among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, along with the islands of Palmaria, Tino, Tinetto, and the Cinque Terre.
Ravenna, Emilia Romagna: On the other hand, history and art lovers shouldn't miss a visit to Ravenna, a city in Emilia-Romagna located a few miles from both Ferrara and Mantua.
Lucca, Tuscany: Go beyond Florence and visit Lucca, the Tuscan city with its magnificent Piazza dell'Anfiteatro. It was built in 1830 and incorporates the ancient Roman amphitheater.
Gabicce Mare, Marche: Between Pesaro and Urbino, in the Marche region, a small town rises on a bay called Baia degli Angeli.