The most beautiful beaches in Italy


Are you planning your seaside holidays for 2018? Summer has arrived: it’s time to pack your bags and enjoy the most beautiful beaches in Italy, awarded with the Blue Flag.

Santa Margherita Ligure, Santo Stefano and Spotorno in Liguria. In Tuscany, among the unmissable seaside towns there is Viareggio. Giulianova in Abruzzo and Porto San Giorgio in Marche. Among the Blue Flag beaches in Campania there is Sorrento and finally do not miss Quartu Sant’Elena in Sardinia!

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Here are the 8 2018 Blue Flag beaches in Italy where you can spend your 2018 holidays!



1.	Santa Margherita Ligure

1. Santa Margherita Ligure


The Santa Margherita Ligure sea has been awarded with the 2018 Blue Flag and is suitable for all your needs. In the suggestive cove between Rapallo and Portofino in Liguria you will find well-cared small beaches, both sandy and pebble, and a clear calm sea.
Furthermore, there are many facilities and services dedicated to children: Santa Margherita Ligure is an ideal destination for families. Book now your holiday in the Best Western hotels by Santa Margherita Ligure!

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2. Santo Stefano al Mare


Dive into the crystal clear waters of Santo Stefano, one of the most beautiful seas on the Riviera di Ponente. The fine white sands of these beaches have been awarded with the 2018 Blue Flag and are perfect for family holidays.
Santo Stefano al Mare is also ideal for those who are looking for a relaxing stay on the Ligurian coast. In addition, the town is a paradise for cycling lovers, thanks to the Ponente Ligure pedastrian-cycling path: book now your stay in the Best Western hotels by Santo Stefano al Mare!

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3. Spotorno


Spotorno is a small town on the Riviera delle Palme, in Liguria. It has a delightful historic centre that is ideal for summer strolls. From the Lido, awarded with the 2018 Blue Flag, it is possible to admire the Island of Bareggi and enjoy the Marine Protected Area, perfect for snorkelling and for canoeing lovers. The quiet and equipped beaches allow you to fully enjoy the sea of Spotorno. Book now the Best Western hotels by Spotorno!

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4. Viareggio


Viareggio is one of Versilia’s jewels and one of the most famous locations in Tuscany: here you can find long stretches of sand and its beaches have been awarded with the 2018 Blue Flag. Behind the town, the Apuan Alps ensure incredible landscapes.
The striking promenade, with its Art Nouveau buildings, is rich in bars and pubs and guarantees a fun-filled holiday. Plan your trip now and book Best Western hotels by Viareggio!

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5. Giulianova


Giulianova is the perfect beach destination for those who are planning a trip to Abruzzo. This is the ideal location for seaside family holidays: shallow waters and long stretches of golden beaches that have been awarded with the 2018 Blue Flag.
The entertainment activities are many and the promenade is really good for quiet evening walks. Discover the beauties of this seaside town: book now the Best Western hotels by Giulianova!

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6. Porto San Giorgio


In the Marche region, Porto San Giorgio is the heart of the Fermo coast. Thanks to its fine sand and its crystalline waters, the beaches of Porto San Giorgio have been awarded with the 2018 Blue Flag.
This town, with both equipped and free beaches, has also received the Green Flag, a recognition for family-friendly beaches. For your holidays in Marche book now the Best Western hotels by Porto San Giorgio!

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7. Sorrento


Sorrento is simply an unmissable seaside destination. In the magnificent Sorrento Coast, in Campania, you will find dreamy coves with crystalline sea and wonderful beaches of volcanic sand.
The beach of Piano di Sorrento is only accessible through the typical flights of stairs built along the 100 metre high cliff. This beach has received the 2018 Blue Flag.
A dreamy sea and wonderful glimpses await you: book now the hotels Best Western by Sorrento!

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8. Quartu Sant’Elena


Crystalline sea and fine sand await you in Quartu Sant’Elena, Sardinia. Its beaches, awarded with the 2018 Blue Flags, are the Poetto coastline, one of the longest in the Mediterranean, and Mari Pintau, that means “painted sea”.
The south of Sardinia offers bays with natural swimming pools, which satisfy both those who love diving and snorkeling and those that are looking for relaxation and unique landscapes. Sardinia awaits you: book now our Best Western Hotel in Quartu Sant’Elena!

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