Italy is a country located in Southern Europe comprising the boot-shaped Italian peninsula and number of islands including Sicily and Sardinia. People mainly visit Italy for its world heritage sites having rich art, cuisine, fashion, great food and culture, beautiful coastline and beaches, mountains and priceless ancient monuments. Usually tour of Italy starts from Rome one then proceeds to Florence to admire the flowers of the Renaissance and finishes up in Venice for the atmosphere and more art.
Rome is best known for housing ancient Roman structures and the Vatican City. Rome is immense, there is so much to see and do in Rome, that it could take months or years to see it all. Rome packed with tourist attractions and world famous sites; it can be hard to travel around all the best places in Rome when you’re on a tight schedule. If you want to make the most of your trip, then select Rome’s top tourist attractions. You can explore must-see sites in Rome like Ostia Antica, the Colosseum, ancient villa dei Quintili, San Clemente, the Palatine Hill, Vatican Museums , Christian catacombs, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona.
Many visitors visit Tuscany, in search of fine art and medieval history, others to explore the extraordinary countryside and its rolling hills, olive groves, vineyards and cypress trees. Whatever the reason, the best places to visit in Tuscany offer something for everyone. The best places of Tuscany includes Florence, capital of Tuscany, Arezzo, Montepulciano, Val d’Orcia – a picturesque region, Elba offers great beaches, San Gimignano, Siena, Lucca best known for its imposing Renaissance walls and the medieval center while Pisa is world-famous for its Leaning Tower.
Venice – One of the Italy’s most beautiful and romantic cities. This unique city built upon a lagoon surrounded by the Adriatic Sea in northeastern Italy. Of the canals, the Grand Canal is most famous & offers an unforgettable experience. Venice is often crowded but it’s worth visiting to see magnificent landmarks like Saint Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doge’s Palace and Rialto Bridge as well as viewing amazing works of art at the Gallerie dell’Accademia.
Pompeii is a famous Roman city and the most visited tourist destinations in Italy, which was buried under several feet of volcanic ash for nearly 1,700 years after the cataclysmic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. The site is yet to be totally unearthed. Pompeii is located near the modern city of Naples and offers a fascinating insight into the everyday life of the ancient Roman world. Just go for walk along the ancient streets to see the remains of bakeries, an amphitheater, baths and brothels.
Milan is the Italian center of finance, industry and commerce, as well as a global capital of fashion, industrial design and architecture. It is also the home of Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper,” found in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, and the Duomo, Milan’s spectacular Gothic cathedral. Milan shines as one of the wealthiest cities in Europe.
6. Italian Lake District
The Italian Lake District stretches across Northern Italy and the Italian Lakes combine good weather, pretty towns and villages, fine buildings with attractive scenery. Lake Garda, Italy’s largest and easternmost lake is surrounded by rolling green hills and gardens, vineyards, lemon trees and olive groves. Lake Como is the most dramatic lake and is popular with the Milanese. Como is a thriving town best known for its silk production. The westernmost Lake Maggiore has special attraction Isola Bella, the most romantic of the three Borromean Islands, famous for their palazzi and gardens and has several popular family resorts.
Naples is the capital city of the Campania region in southern Italy. Naples is busiest metropolitan cities in the country offers artistic treasure works and wonderful historic sites. Naples is lively city having vibrant atmosphere of shops, restaurants and nightlife venues. Pizza, spaghetti, parmigiana famous and favorite Italian food originated here & you’ll find lots of great eating places.
8. Amalfi Coast
The Amalfi Coast is seductive and beautiful, known for its stunning beauty that makes it one of Italy’s top tourist places. The Amalfi Coast is popular holiday destination & prized for its picturesque coastline that features shimmering bays, sheer cliffs, a rugged shoreline dotted with small beaches, lemon tree gardens and pastel-colored fishing villages. Aside from its sheer beauty, the region is home to some superb restaurants and hotels
Bologna is lively, progressive and well administered city. It is the historic capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, in northern Italy. The Bologna is best known for its medieval towers and extensive porticoes, harmonious medieval medley. It is also the home of the world’s oldest institution, University of Bologna, founded in 1088. The famous landmarks of this hi-tech city are Piazza Maggiore (the main square in Bologna), Margherita Park, the Neptune Fountain and the Basilica of San Petronio, the highest leaning Asinelli Tower.
Sardinia is one of Europe’s large islands in the Mediterranean Sea and has lots of great island adventures; you can find new coastal trails to explore and mountains to climb. This is an island where coastal drives thrill, prehistory puzzles and sheep rule the roads. Sardinia has some of the dreamiest dazzling beaches where the sand is really white and the sea water is bluest blue. Sardinia captivates with its wild interior and endearing eccentricities.