Pink and purple sunset on the water in tropea

An August In Tropea, Calabria

Perched above Tyrrhenian Sea on the Coast of the Gods, this small southern Calabrian town is known for its clifftop lively historic center, fantastic beaches, and al fresco dining.
Light blue water on the sperlonga coast

The 10 Best Beaches Near Rome

Rome is wonderful in every season but there’s something special about la dolce vita in the summertime. Each weekend, Romans flock to the coastline for a dip in the sea, a plate of spaghetti alle vongole and some relaxing hours out in the sunshine.