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Bookmark These 4 Must-Visit Beaches In Italy

Italy's coastal areas in the 1950s and 1960s were known for their trendy beach clubs and gelato spots. Today, visitors can find some of Italy's best beaches along the coastline, including secluded shores and charming islands near top hotels

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Many Italians enjoy spending time by the sea, especially during July and August. During this time, nearly 8,000 kilometers of coastline, much of which is pristine or close to it, becomes the second home for millions of families and friends who have received the best advice on which beach to visit. Before arriving on the sand, it is important to know what to expect. Many beaches in Italy are dominated by 'stabilimento', which are beach clubs that require a daily fee for entrance to their stretch of the sea and provide lounge chairs, bathrooms, and other facilities. The closer it gets to August holidays, the more likely these places are to be fully booked. If you are looking for a deserted paradise, September is the best time to visit. However, even if you are among the crowds, you will have plenty of options to choose from. As is often the case in Italy, opinions are local, and there is no definitive list of the best beaches to visit. There are no specific criteria or order, and the list is entirely subjective. However, discovering your own magical corners in Italy's beaches is part of the fun and we're here to tell you about some of our favourites

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