Italy is famous for its awe-inspiring art, the mesmerizing architecture and the historic ruins. The delectable food, scenic countryside and irresistible wines of this country make it one of those destinations which travelers love to visit over and over again. The history, the culture, and the iconic cities make Italy one of the most popular tourist destinations. However, most of the tourists restrict their travel to only the famous cities like Rome or Venice or Florence. There is a vast new world outside of these well-known cities. Very few people rent one of the luxurious Italian country villas, and explore these destinations which are lesser known to the people outside Italy, but as breathtakingly beautiful as their famous counterparts. If you want to get off the beaten path when you travel to Italy, here are five of the lesser known destinations in Italy for you to check out.