5 Places In Italy You Will Not Believe Are Real

Italy is a country that is making you speechless on every single step you take. Whatever you would like to see - small and cozy villages or fascinating architecture of big cities, stunning coastline, high mountains, crystal clear waters - literally everything here is absolutely unique and breathtaking! But there are some special places that most of people would be dreaming about, places that you will not believe are real, places, that will make you wondering how beautiful our world is! Would like to know them? Read our unique guide to the 5 places in Italy you will not believe are real!

1. Lake Como

Lake Como is a famous lake in the region of Lombardy in Italy. This is the third biggest lake in the country, and one of the most beautiful and deepest lakes in Europe (more than 400 m deep). It had been a famous place for visiting for aristocrats and wealthy people since Roman times. And till nowadays, a lot of celebrities, including George Clooney, Madonna, Gianni Versace, Ronaldinho, Richard Branson and others, own houses and villas at this beautiful place. Every year this stunning landscape, together with the old history and rich culture, is attracting thousands of visitors from all over the world.

2. Cinque Terre

The Cinque Terre is actually a line of five centuries-old seaside villages on the beautiful coastline of Italian Riviera. Its colourful houses and old streets are famous all over the world by the fantastic views and picturesque landscapes. Its ancient vineyards are making this place even more unbelievable, and the beautiful coastline with fishermen's boats finish the perfect picture of the most beautiful place on the Earth...
All five villages and the surrounding hills belong to the Cinque Terre National Park and are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

3. Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast is probably, one of the most beautiful places you can find in Italy. Thousands of travelers from different corners of our planet are coming here to see its stunning panoramas, rocky hills and amazing coastline. Take a ride on its long and steep road, and we promise that it will be the most beautiful ride of your life! Because this is one of the places that is indeed unbelievable!

4. Mount Vesuvius

The Mount Vesuvius is an absolutely surreal place! In fact, this is a stratovolcano in the Gulf of Naples, about 9 km east of Naples. It is best known for its eruption in AD 79 that led to the burying and destruction of the Roman cities of Pompeii. However, even nowadays it is the only volcano on the European mainland to have erupted within the last hundred years, and is still one of the dangerous volcanoes in the world? Besides some adrenaline rush in your blood, stunning views on the surrounding landscapes and the city of Naples guaranteed! Vesuvius is definitely a place of the stunning beauty!

5. Faraglioni

In the Italian language, the word "faraglioni" is used for a coastal or oceanic rock formation caused by erosion from ocean waves. There are several well known faraglioni in the Italian waters, but probably, the most famous one is located in the Bay of Naples, off the island of Capri. The Capri faraglioni are more than 100 m high and are definitely one of the places you have to see in your life! This is a natural wonder that can not be described by words, so make sure you will visit it during your next trip to Italy!


These places may only seem to be unreal, but they all exist! It means, that if you want to see the most fascinating landscapes of your life and create unforgettable memories, you definitely have to visit as many of them as possible! You will never regret and always remember this, we promise! So... start packing!


Kate Makogon
Traveler and adventure seeker. Expert in travelling in Europe. Foodie and art lover. Can't stop wondering the beauty of this world.