Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy

It has the third-largest economy in the Eurozone and is well known for its art, food and landscapes. We are of course talking about Italy, but today we won’t be looking at any of those things, today we are taking a walk on the stranger side of Italy’s tourist’s attractions…

 


Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy


 

The Fairytale Town
The Fairytale Town

10 – Alberobello
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With its picture-perfect prehistoric construction techniques, this small town in Italy is an amazing collection of very odd dwellings.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
Isola di Burano

9 – Burano Island
www.businessinsider.com/what-to-see-in-italy-2014-7?op=1&IR=T

Go just outside of Venice and you will soon discover Burano island. Full of colourful houses and interesting architecture its like a rainbow version of Venice itself.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
The Gardens of Sacro Bosco

8 – Lazio
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardens_of_Bomarzo

Created during the 16th century, these are gardens of pure fantasy. With giant sculptures that are carved from living rock to crazy looking wood sculptures. No wonder they call it the park of the unusual.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
Cave Chapel of Genga

7 – Marche
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Deep within a complex system of caves lies not just one but 2 chapels. The only praying that would go on here is praying that the cave holds up!

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
CinqueTerre

6 – Cinque Terre
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Dating back to the early medieval period, Cinque Terre’s five villages are some of the most colourful in the world.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
Street Art an Ostiense

5 – Rome
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The Ostiense District seeks to enhance and promote the use of street art. What you end up with is a colour section of Rome that is a must for street art fans.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
The Pyramid of Cestius

4 – Rome
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It’s not often you come across a 2000yr old pyramid in Europe, but that is exactly how old this one is in Rome!

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
La Morra Vineyard Chapel

3 – Piedmont
slowitaly.yourguidetoitaly.com/2012/12/top-5-most-amazing-and-unusual-chapels-in-italy

Best known as Santa Maria delle Grazie, this singular, colourful chapel situated just outside a medieval village is a site for sore eyes in an otherwise grey landscape….

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
Valley of the Mills

2 – Sorrento
travel.aol.co.uk/photos/weirdest-sites-in-itay/274738

Known as “Valle Dei Mulini” it is a group of abandoned brick buildings nestled in the deep valley floor. It looks amazing and is well worth a visit.

Top 10 Weird And Unusual Tourist Attractions In Italy
Lake Reschen

1 – South Tyrol
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Lake Reschen is an artificial lake which still has a church tower visible above the waterline. During the dry months, you can walk right into the church itself!

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