If you are looking forward to visiting Italy for your next vacation, then you should definitely experience these natural wonders that are hidden by nature. By visiting these places, you will definitely enjoy the beautiful vista and captivating landscape of the country in all its glory.
Sasseto forest in Acquapendente, Lazio
Sasseto forest is a very special one known as ‘the forest of the fairies’ or ‘the enchanted forest’. It is located in Acquapendente town in Viterbo province at the northern part of Lazio. It is a must-visit place if you want to get immersed in nature’s beauty. It looks mystical with dense and tangled flora crossed by elegant paths. It also includes the castle of Torre Alfina that was private and became open to the public recently. Above all, the forest and its vegetation are the attractions of this place.
Bagni di San Filippo, Val d’Orcia, Tuscany
Tuscany has a picture-perfect countryside but that’s not all! There is a multitude of natural hot springs that are ideal for day spas and thermal baths. Imagine the thrill of taking a hot bath surrounded by nature’s wilderness. Italy has natural pools in Saturnia and Petriolo and these are quite famous among the locals. If you want a more private place that is not accessible to the weekend crowds, then you should visit the hot springs at Bagni di San Filippo. It is characterized by calcareous sediments that result from the hot sulfurous water. It is up to you to bathe between pools carved in rocks or take a mud bath.
Frasassi Caves, Ancona, Le Marche
Le Marche is a beautiful region that is home to the stunning Frasassi Caves (Grotte di Frasassi) in Genga. These caves stretch for 35 kms and are Europe’s largest underground cave systems. The caves have striking rock formations and you would surely be lost in the maze that was formed by mother nature. In this stretch of caves, ‘the Hall of Candles’ is quite stunning and could be your favorite in no time.
San Nicola Arcella, Calabria
Located in the Gulf of Policastro, San Nicola Arcella is a small Calabrian town situated in the Riviera of the Cedars. Lately, it has progressed to become a popular beach town. It is situated on a cliff that is 110 meters above sea level. There is a bay enclosed by a rocky arm at its foot. This gives it the shape of a natural harbor. It features an extraordinary natural arch called Arco Magno created probably by the carving of sea waters on a rock. It opens to a small beach that looks like a paradise. It could make up for a romantic and breathtaking spot in the country.