Italy is a top holiday destination for many reasons. It’s not just the glorious food or the ancient historic sites that bring in the tourists, because the country is home to some of the best beaches in Europe.
With a long coastline that extends along the Adriatic Sea, the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Ionian Sea and, of course, the Mediterranean Sea, Italy is blessed with warm waters and excellent weather for much of the year.
From the sandy beaches of Sardinia to the bustling holiday resorts of Rimini, here are the best beaches in Italy.