Category Archives: Italy / Italien / Italia

Santa Maria di Leuca

Santa Maria di Leuca has quite an impressive lighthouse with a church of pilgrimage, suitably named “SantaView full post »

Otranto

Otranto may not be a beauty, but a line running from here to Vlorë in Albania is defined as the boundary betweenView full post »

Brindisi

Brindisi serves as a naval base for over 2,000 years, so I guess the residents are used to the sight of cannons andView full post »

Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare is sitting on towering cliffs above the sea. The view is spectacular, but I’m glad I don’tView full post »

Bari

It’s early in the morning in Bari. Therefore, there is not much going on in the city right now. In Bari ist es frView full post »

Trani

A local limestone is named after Trani and since the Middle Ages most of its buildings are made of thisView full post »

Manfredonia

Manfredonia has got spruced up. But not many tourists come visit. And to be honest, except some lighthouses and the View full post »

Vieste

Allegedly, Vieste is a windsurfers paradise. Obviously not today. Well, at least they have a few remarkable rocks here.View full post »

Peschici

The road to Peschici provides breathtaking views. And even from sea level it’s still quite charming. By the way,View full post »

Termoli

Termoli is a small and peaceful town. It’s quite nice, but strangely there are very few non-Italians here. TermoliView full post »

Pescara

I liked the new bridge in Pescara so much that I didn’t find the time to take shots of anything else in this townView full post »

San Benedetto del Tronto

Deep blue sky and empty beach: San Benedetto del Tronto… Boring! Blauer Himmel, leerer Strand: San Benedetto delView full post »

Ancona

Ancona is a pretty lively seaport with an over 900 year old cathedral from which you have a good view over the city.View full post »

Rimini

Rimini is one of the most overcrowded seaside resorts in Europe… or not. It’s all just a matter of theView full post »

Cesenatico

Cesenatico has a canal as well. Many historic fishing boats are displayed in it and the people here are very proud ofView full post »

Chioggia

We are back “live”, now in Chioggia, a city with canals, build on wood piles, so it’s almost likeView full post »

Venice / Venedig / Venezia

I spend a couple of days in Venice just a few weeks before I started this journey. So now I cheat a little, skip VeniceView full post »

Caorle

There is plenty of “Summer, Sun and Sea” in Caorle, but the beach is a bit too crowded for my taste. SommerView full post »

Trieste / Triest

Of course Trieste is a beauty. And also it’s time to say bye bye to the Balkans, it was nice being there and I&#View full post »