Small is beautiful. Capital cities or touristy towns are no longer the only option available to the foreign traveller visiting the Bel Paese, with Italian environmental heritage associations and guest houses springing up in recent years.
Looking for a special certified small town, which assure you not only historical, cultural and environmental heritage but offering a warm welcome? Touring Club Italiano has provided a list of 204 Orange Flags places in the country, awarded after five rigorous touristic parameters (welcome, accommodation and complementary services, factors of tourist attraction, environmental quality, and structure and quality of the town).
Here is a list of ten of them, from North to South.
– Piemonte, Etroubles. Not to miss: Walk into the medieval centre, with its Italian and foreign frescos and sculptures and you’ll instantly feel the energy and creativity.
– Trentino Alto Adige, Ala. Not to miss: The Piano Museum…
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