Where to go on holidays this summer? We reveak the 10 most sought-after destinations for the Summer 2016: fine beaches, crystalline sea, historic monuments and archeological sites. There's plenty of options for every taste, you just need topick an option and... travel!

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1. SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2016: BEACHES AND SEA IN SARDINIA

Sardinia will very likely be THE destination for this Summer 2016. There are already some many bookings for hotels and resorts, which will be almost full in the months on July and August. Luckily, Sardinia offers many different holiday possibilities: from Costa Smeralda to Santa Teresa di Gallura, from Ogliastra to Arbatax. Wild coastlines and true earthly paradises. You don't believe it? Take a look at this photogallery:

2. SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2016: PALERMO, THE CITY OF A THOUSAND FACES

Melting pot of history and different cultures Palermo is a city of a thousand faces, every one of them to discover. Wether you have few days or a whole week of holidays, you can't miss these 10 THINGS TO DO AND SEE IN PALERMO: cathedrals, churches, markets. Palermo is worth a holiday.

Palermo Cathedral, one of the 10 things you can't absolutely miss

Palermo Cathedral, one of the 10 things you can't absolutely miss

3. SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2016: BARCELONA, NOT ONLY GAUDÍ

Art, sea and fine cuisine are only some of the ingredients that make Barcelona so special. It's no coincidence that every year millions of tourists choose it as a holiday destination. But Barcelona is much more than Gaudí and his artworks: CLICK AND DISCOVER THE 10 THINGS TO SEE IN BARCELONA.

Park Güell in Barcellona, one of the most amazing works by Gaudí

Park Güell in Barcellona, one of the most amazing works by Gaudí

4. SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2016: VISITING ROME IN FEW DAYS

If also in summer you are craving for art, culture, archeologicasl sites and museums, Rome is right for you. A city that you'll never stop discovering and that every day has something to surprise even the most expert travellers. Where to go and what to do in Rome in few days? Here's a gallery with the 10 unmissable places to see at least once in your lifetime:

5. SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2016: VISITING TARQUINIA

Center of Southern Etruria, symbol of Etruscan art par excellence, and Medieval town of great charmTarquinia has much to offer! UNESCO's World Heritage site, monuments and museums, a well preserved old town center: Tarquinia is a real concentration of art!

6. SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2016: TUSCIA AMONG GARDENS, CASTLES AND MONSTERS

If you are tired of the same old beach and you want to go on a different holiday, then Tuscia is what you were looking for. Here you'll find history, culture, art and new ways of entertainment. If you come with us in this itinerary in a few days you'll discover some hidden wonders. We are talking about the magical park of the monsters in Bomarzo, also Civita di Bagnoregio, the city that is dying. In Bracciano you'll find the Odescalchi Castle and in Capalbio the Tarot Garden, masterpice by Niki De Saint Phalle.

Park of the Monsters in Bomarzo

Park of the Monsters in Bomarzo

Tarot Garden, masterpiece by Niki De Saint Phalle

Tarot Garden, masterpiece by Niki De Saint Phalle

7. SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2016: GAETA AMONG SEA, SPORT AND CULTURE

Gaeta is one of the most famous holiday destination in Lazio. Only think of its wonderful beaches (READ ABOUT THE 7 BEACHES IN GAETA). But Gaeta is also sport, culture and pilgrimage. Try visiting the SANCTUARY OF THE SPLIT MOUNTAIN, a mythical and fascinating place, but also ST. FRANCIS' CHURCH, monument symbol of the city.
Still not convinced? Then make yourselves comfortable and play this thrilling video:

8. SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2016: OSTIA ANTICA AND FIUMICINO SURROUNDINGS

These is a pretty alternative summer holiday, but definitely worthy. Trust us.

Ostia Antica is a fascinating and mysterious timeless place. To fully understand the greatness of the Roman Empire we recommend you too walk among the remains of what used to be in Imperial times a very important commercial and port city: VISIT OSTIA ANTICA AND THE ARCHEOLOGIAL RUINS.

Theater in Ostia Antica

Theater in Ostia Antica

 

If you decide to spend some days in the area and you love nature, don't miss the Oasis of Portus and the WWF Oasis of Macchiagrande, a trip among routes, nature, birdwatching and much more.

Oasis of Portus, a photo collage

Oasis of Portus, a photo collage

9. SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2016: SPAIN ON THE ROAD

We present a charged-up itinerary in Spanish lands. Embark your motorbike or car in Civitavecchia with destination Barcelona and live your holidays on the road: Seville, Granada, MadridZaragoza and many other Spanish “pueblos” with art, beaches, sea and funHOLIDAYS IN SPAIN: CLICK HERE TO DISCOVER THE FULL ITINERARY

Spain on the Road: where to go and what to see

Spain on the Road: where to go and what to see

10. CIVITAVECCHIA AND SURROUNDINGS

Civitavecchia and the surrounding towns have much to offer to visitors. Well-known especially thanks to its Port, (CLICK AND DISCOVER THE HISTORIC PORT OF CIVITAVECCHIA) Civitavecchia grew from an Etruscan settlement and took on an increasingly important role due to its proximity to Rome. The city and its historic port can be visited easily in less than one day.

All destinations in this article can be reached from the Port of Civitavecchia. If you decide to travel by sea, we recommend you to check the timetables 2016: ​CLICK TO DISCOVER THE FERRY TIMETABLES FOR 2016 FROM CIVITAVECCHIA

ENJOY YOUR TRIP AND YOUR HOLIDAYS!

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