Best Sardinia Beach? Might Be Rene Bianca In Santa Teresa di Gallura

Updated 2018. Italy is sweltering this week under an oppressive heat wave. Surely, Italians have flocked to the beach, not only to cool down but because in August that’s what Italians do. Some of Italy’s best beaches (indeed some of the world’s finest beaches) are on the island of Sardinia. Our friend Susan Van Allen reveals her favorite Sardinia beach, where history, authenticity …

Best Beaches in Italy

In time for summer, The Telegraph (U.K.) recently came out with a guide to the best beaches in Europe, including Italy. Their guide focused on three regions in Italy where they say the sun and sand are more than fine: Tuscany “Cala Piccola is a rocky cove with a small pebble beach and translucent aquamarine water.” “Viareggio beach in Tuscany …

Cilento: Campania’s Undiscovered Gem

In the December 2008/January 2009 issue of Dream of Italy, writer Duncan Campbell unveils the long history and natural beauty of a little-known part of Campania. Here’s an excerpt: The southern Italian region of Campania is justifiably known for its premier attractions, most notably Pompeii, Capri and the Amalfi Coast. But go a little further south– just 70 miles from …

Budoni, Sardinia: Hot Destination for 2009

TripAdvisor has named the town of Budoni, on the Italian island of Sardinia as the #1 international destination for 2009. This seaside town boasting miles of pristine white beaches is in the northeastern corner of the island, just south of Olbia, one of the main ports connecting the island with mainland Italy. TripAdvisor hasn’t elaborated as to what put Budoni …

Women-Only Beach Opens in Italy

Who doesn’t enjoy hitting the beach on a smoldering hot day, relaxing on a lounge-chair, feeling the cool breeze and the ocean mist caressing your face? For many women, the thought of strutting out onto the beach half-naked in a skimpy swimsuit is terrifying, especially if they know they are going to be either gawked at (or even worse, laughed …