Whether you want to relax and take care of yourself or indulge in sports during your holidays, Italy offers endless and amazing opportunities.
Well equipped sport areas are set in locations surrounded by breathtaking scenaries, in contact with nature, both in summer and winter.
Water sports can be enjoyed in the Italian countless beaches, marinas and ports; various tourist organizations offer opportunities to practice water sports like windsurfing, kitesurfing, swimming, sailing, motor-boating and waterskiing.
Mountains are a fabolous place for sport too. Duting winter Alps and Appenines are equipped for skiing, snowboarding and even ice-skating; in summer it is possible to climb till the highest peaks or to have peaceful strolls through the pine forests or the grazes and even biking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, kayaking and paragliding. Golf lovers will find endless courses among awe-inspiring landscapes.
Since the Roman Era, the tradition of body and soul tratments was very common in Italy. Nowadays the country country has the largest number of thermal spa centres in the world. From North to South, it is possible to expericence an holiday dedicated to well-being in Thermal springs and Spas renowned for their therapeutic properties and for their excellent aesthetic treatments. There is also the possibility of enjoying treatments in ancient baths that have remained intact for centuries, and they still offer a primitive sort of appeal, with their natural saunas, hidden caves surrounded by vegetation, and hot steams with a pleasantly ferrous scent,a perfect places for reinvigorating the body and treating the skin.
Having a vacation in Spa is always reinvigorating, with its effective treatments and services. But the beauty of those places is not less important, since they are usually in historic buildings or in a pristine landcape. The wellness centres of Trentino-Alto-Adige, Umbria and Tuscany are provided with the most advanced treatments thanks to the use of the latest apparatus and innovative treatments; while all over the country it is possible to find world famous Thermal Spas like Saturnia, Montecatini, Bagni Vignoni, San Gimignano, Abano, Bormio, Salsomaggiore and Ischia.