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These Spots in California Look JUST LIKE Italy 😍

Have you ever wondered which locations in America look most like Italy?

If so, you have come to the right spot! 

Italy is known to be historically and culturally superior to California. Nevertheless, regarding geography and climate, out of all the states, California is considered to be most similar to Italy.  Interestingly, several places in California look exactly like Italy including Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Healdsburg, and Castello di Amorosa in Napa Valley!

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park in California – Resembles Capri and The Amalfi Coast

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is a stunning location in Monterey County, California. It has areas that resemble The Amalfi Coast and Capri, Italy. The state park includes an 80-foot waterfall falling from the cliffs to the sea. The scenic views of sand, greenery, and turquoise waters make it a famous tourist site.

Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Monterey County, California
Capri, Italy

Healdsburg, California – Resembles Tuscany, Italy

Healdsburg is located in Northern Sonoma County, 20 minutes north of Santa Rosa. With rolling hills, gorgeous sunsets. and grapevines, it looks very similar to Tuscany. It is a popular tourist location, especially for wine lovers. Healdsburg has Tuscan-inspired restaurants and villas to make you feel like you’re in Italy!

Healdsburg, California via @juicebeauty/IG
Tuscany, Italy via @asmallworld/IG

Castello di Amorosa – Resembles Tuscany, Italy

Can’t make it to Tuscany to see the captivating castles? Just go to Napa Valley, California! Castello di Amorosa is a stunning, medieval-style Tuscan castle winery in Calistoga, Napa Valley. It is the only Italian Tuscan-style castle in America. With so much history, exquisite vineyards, and great cheese and wine pairing tours, it is no wonder this place is so popular!

Castello di Amorosa, Napa Valley, California via @thecastello/IG
San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy via @stefanogera /IG

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