Italy has it all. From exquisite art to wonderful food, dramatic and diversified countryside to trendy fashion, it is hardly surprising that the love of la dolce vita is not waning with the Italian tourism market very strong, attracting more than 43.2 million tourists a year. So, if you are interested in buying a investment property you will be pleased to know that there are substantial profits to made and some good investment opportunities to be taken.

Italy’s focus on attracting tourists from emerging countries in 2010 increased visitor numbers by 2.2% compared to the rest of Europe’s overall 2.5% increase resulting in Italy outperforming the rest of the wider travel and tourism Eurozone industry according to

The Travel Industry Global Overview by Euromonitor International With Italian tourism finding its feet again combined with stabilising property prices and a 1.3% GDP growth in 2010, not to mention the abolition of inheritance tax, EU membership and bank guarantee on property purchases, holiday home buyers and property investors who predominantly drive the market, will now be on the lookout for their perfect Italian property to reap the rewards.

A very popular region, Calabria located on the tip of the southern Italian peninsula, with its fine cuisine, beautiful natural scenery and warm local hospitality has surfaced as the country of choice for lots of tourists and along with Ryanair and Monarch Airlines running flights from London to Lamezia Terme International, Calabria property offers great potential to anyone looking to invest in a property abroad.

Steven Worboys, MD of Experience International, the Calabria property experts, explains,

“Calabria was Italy’s best kept secret for many years but now the region has been discovered and is charming not only British holiday makers and property buyers but also Germans, Russians, Polish and Scandinavian nationals looking for beautiful scenery, a Mediterranean climate and affordable living within a short flight.”
For potential buyers looking for their perfect Italian property, Experience International has two amazing developments located in the stunning Calabria province.

Le Palme, located in Santa Domenica is a top spec development starting at €200,000 and consists of 4 two bedroom apartments of which only two remain available. located near a stretch of beautiful coastline on the Tyrrhenian Sea this area is well thought of as one of Italy’s finest beach vacation destinations. Close to a number of restaurants, it is a couple of minutes walk from Capo Vaticano and a 5 minute walk to the dazzling sandy beach.

Nestled in the heart of Calabria’s agricultural landscape, the stunning Giardino Mediterraneo development is situated within strawberry fields and olive groves and has 3 two bed two bath villas available along a gorgeous coast line for as little as €229,000. Situated 15 minutes from the airport by car, 10 minutes to Pizzo and only a 3 minute to the beach, Giardino Mediteranio is perfect for a unwinding vacation or as an attractive property investment.

For more information on these properties in Calabria please contact Experience International on +44 (0) 207 321 5858 or go to