Is the ancient country on the Apennine and Balkan peninsulas, and the Islands of Sardinia and Sicily. Eternal Rome, the unique Venice, romantic Verona, bustling Naples and other Italian cities annually attract hundreds of thousands of tourists. The Italian cuisine a lot of followers and admirers of the works of its talented figures of culture and arts had a strong influence on the cultural development of Western European countries and Russia.

Which seas surround Italy

A Peninsula in the shape of women's boot heel is washed by five seas that much many for such a small country. This is the Ligurian sea to the West, the Tyrrhenian, the Ionian and the Mediterranean in the South, the Adriatic to the East. Each of them has its own characteristics, advantages and disadvantages. All of the above the sea belong to the Mediterranean sea.
Italy is washed by five seas: the Ligurian, the Ionian, Adriatic, Mediterranean, Tyrrhenian.

Features of the seas of Italy

The Ligurian sea coast is predominantly rocky, sandy beaches are rare here. There are no massive resorts like Rimini, the local resorts are for individual travelers and diving enthusiasts. Water of the Ligurian sea is more clean in comparison with other seas of Italy.

The Adriatic sea is a popular resorts such as Rimini, Riccione, with a very developed infrastructure. There are many hotels of different levels, all kinds of stores and shops, entertainment. The Adriatic coast boasts long beaches with fine sand. Another advantage are the comfortable shallow entrances into the sea, which makes local resorts comfortable for all categories of tourists.
Coastal seas have resorts with development of the hotel base and infrastructure.

The Tyrrhenian sea coast, located in the West of the country, is recognized as one of the most picturesque in Italy. As the coast of the Ligurian sea, the local beaches are rocky, but strong of the tide and the wind here is also observed. The most popular beach of the region of Sorrento attracts tourists beautiful countryside, pleasant climate, comfortable hotels and well-developed infrastructure.

The Ionian sea is less popular among tourists but not less picturesque. The resorts here are not as noisy as on the coasts of other seas, but not all tourists prefer the noisy recreation-hour spree. Clean air, scenic landscapes, crystal clear waters and clean beaches, awarded with Blue flag, ideal for lovers of quiet rest. The hotels here are much cheaper because of the lack of such popularity as the resorts of the Adriatic, however, the finest hour region is yet to come.