Beach holidays in October? In South Italy you can!

30_Sep_2021Destinations

To spend beach holidays in October you don’t have to go far… go fair! Take advantage of the long summer in South Italy and discover our new destinations in Sicily, Calabria, and Puglia: mild temperatures, artistic treasures, natural wonders and a full calendar of events await you… all at cheap prices!

Summer just ended but you still feel like diving into the sea? Plan your holidays in October 2021 right now and take the opportunity to show your support for the campaign Breeding Hope+: searching for vacation rentals on Fairbnb.coop you will discover that we now have many new destinations also in South Italy, where the sun shines for a long time and it is still possible to take a dip in the sea!

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Catania, Sicily

October vacations in Sicily

In Sicily, holidays in October are a really smart choice: B&B and vacation rentals are cheap and the Mediterranean climate allows you to fully enjoy the beautiful beaches! The perfect base, easily accessible by any means of transport, could be Catania: in the shadow of Etna extends a unique coastline and you will have the opportunity to organize wonderful excursions to discover the natural and archaeological beauties of eastern Sicily.

A good choice to sleep in Catania is the B&B Stesicoro, managed by Fabio and located in the city center.

To start your day with the right charge, ask your B&B in Catania for a typical breakfast: a glass of almond milk and a freshly baked brioche. For lunch, you could eat a tasty dish of pasta with sardines in the Catanese style, or order a fish soup in one of the restaurants along the coast. If you love sweets, by spending your holidays in October in Catania you will be in the right place: from cookies with almond paste to the traditional cannoli with ricotta cheese, the choice is really wide!

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Pizzo, Calabria

Beach holidays in October, in Calabria

Spending your holidays in October in Calabria can be the occasion to discover at low cost the naturalistic wonders and the suggestive bays of the Tyrrhenian coast of this Southern Italy region. Exploring the coastline you will discover a succession of cliffs and caves with imaginative names, a tangible sign of the eternal struggle between the land and the sea. Going up the coast from the tip of the Italian “boot” you will meet some of the most popular tourist destinations in Calabria:

  • Capo Vaticano, popular among scuba divers for its crystal clear sea and beautiful seabed;
  • Tropea, with its famous beaches of Rotonda and Riaci Bay and its lively nightlife;
  • Pizzo, built on a terrace of tuff overlooking the sea.

Pizzo could be the ideal base for your holidays in October in Calabria! At the Casa Armonia B&B, in the center of the town, you will receive a warm welcome from Franco and his family.

During your vacations in October in Pizzo you will have the opportunity to taste all the specialties of the Calabrian cuisine, which include dishes with a delicate flavor based on tuna and other fish as well as dishes with a strong taste, such as ‘nduja and other specialties in which chili pepper abounds.

 

Calabria, at the table as well as in tourist tours, offers the opportunity to easily switch from the resources of the sea to those of the mountains, and after a morning dip in the waters of Pizzo you could treat yourself to a tour in its hinterland. You will discover an area rich in history, traditions, art, and culture, with numerous fortresses, churches, and archaeological sites to visit. If you arrive in Caronte, which is less than 30 km from Pizzo, you will have a modern spa: you can immerse yourself in the sulfurous waters that flow from the homonymous source at a temperature of about 39°C, with therapeutic properties known since antiquity.

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Bari, Puglia

Holidays in October in Puglia

Organizing your holidays in October in Puglia you will have at your fingertips the magnificent beaches of the “Heel” of Italy and you can take advantage of numerous services designed for families and sports enthusiasts. Here, in fact, the beaches are mainly of fine sand and shallow waters, much appreciated by both children and those who simply want to relax, but also have some rocky stretches, ideal for those who love diving and snorkeling.
Where to sleep in Puglia during your holidays in October? The ideal solution could be a B&B or a vacation rental in Bari. Most of the accommodations in the Apulian capital are housed in historic buildings, which have been modernized to provide guests with every kind of comfort. In B&Bs in Bari and its surroundings, you will have high-speed Wi-Fi connections, in case you have work commitments during your stay or you want to immediately share photos of your vacation in October, to make your friends die of envy!

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