For a beautiful coastline with sparkling blue water, inviting sandy beaches and warm sunshine, Southern Italy will prove to be the ideal place for a holiday. Many people who choose Italy as a holiday destination will spend all their time in the southern region of the country, and for good reason, and with the range of holiday cottages with pools in the area, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to self-catering in luxury.
There are numerous cultural attractions in Southern Italy that attract tourists who marvel at the monuments that they have only ever heard about or seen in pictures. When taking a walking tour of the region, be sure to have your camera with you, as there will be may sights that you will not want to forget. With the region being home to some of the oldest cities in the world, there are sure to be plenty of interesting discoveries.
Though you can complete a tour yourself with the help of a good guidebook, you can also engage a professional guide who will be able to show you all the sights, arrange tours and explain the history of the area. Go on an excursion to Mount Vesuvius that includes the ruins of Pompeii to discover the power of nature and marvel at the fact that it remains an active volcano.
This excursion will be an easy day trip from Naples, as it will be to other towns such as Apulia and Campania, where you can enjoy some cultural delights, including the Museo Cappella and the Scavi di Pompeii. Whether you want to learn about the general history of Southern Italy or you want to feed your religious appetite, you can easily find the perfect spot.
There are times when you will want to stay closer to home, especially when you are staying at one of our holiday cottages with pools, where you can use the swimming pool in private. However, even if this is the case, you will still be able to explore the surrounding region by strolling through nearby villages and stopping by a cafe or restaurant for a meal and a glass of wine.
A stay in Southern Italy makes it easy to take a short trip across the water to visit Sicily, where you will be able to take a tour, indulge in meals that are popular in the area and relax at one of our many cottages with swimming pools on the island.