This is not a city of restraint; the full-on traditions of Pompeii, just around the bay, are alive and well here. The voices are loud, the greetings boisterous, the pizzas fabulous, the driving atrocious, the architecture glorious, the religious rituals weird, and the policemen more fabulously turned out than a Gilbert and Sullivan rear admiral.
Stanley Stewart of the UK Daily Telegraph loves ‘this underrated gem’ of a city. Do you?
More in the full article here. Photo by Alamy.