Best Places to Visit in Italy

Best Places to Visit in Italy

ITALY has beautiful panoramic natural beauty and unique traditional touch. There is the extravagant unmatched beauty of cities like Rome and Venice and the charms of Italy’s rural retreats that make it a favorite holiday destination. Each city of Italy has its exclusive individuality.

Florence – Birthplace of the Renaissance and a Paradise for History and Art Lovers

Florence

According to UNESCO Italy possesses 60% of world’s work of art and almost half of them are in Florence. Florence is quite popular for its cuisine. The city’s cuisine is considered the best in Italy. Another popular attraction is the city’s huge leather market.

Venice – City of Romance is Built on Water

Venice

The romantic ambiance of the city with the canal snaking through Venice and the beautiful architectural sites shimmering in the blue waters draw tourists all the year round. One has to visit it to discover its magic. The Grand Canal has boats, ferries, water taxis, police boats and the famous gondolas providing a very different travelling experience. It is a city where you can travel either on boat or on foot.

Milan – “World’s most Fashionable City”

Milan

Milan is known for its style and glamour. Everything in Milan from sleek skyscrapers to the beautiful shopping malls speaks of class and sophistication. Being a fashion capital Milan boasts of big names of the fashion industry like Armani, Versace, Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Pucci, and Gucci. It is also Italy’s biggest industrial city.

Rome – “International Classic”

Rome

Rome is undoubtedly one of the famous places in Italy that cannot be missed out. The metropolitan city has many interesting places to visit.

The best time to visit Rome is between March and June and from September through October.

Italy is also known as the Beautiful Country or Belpaese. Amusingly, the country boasts of 44 sites, the maximum Unesco World Heritage sites as compared to any other nation. Ranging from good food, artwork, fashion, and beautiful landscapes, you just name it and Italy has it all. There are many famous places in Italy. Top 5 best places are given below:

Leaning Tower of Pisa – Wonder of the World

Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the famous bell tower, in Italy, that began to lean in the year 1173. It was built to display the wealth of the people of Pisa. The people of Pisa were sailors who had conquered lands such as Jerusalem, Carthago, Ibiza, Mallorca, Africa, Belgium, Britannia, Norway, Spain, and Morocco. Their only real enemies were from the city of Florence. They needed the tower to show the people of Florence how well they were doing.

The Colosseum (Rome)

The Colosseum

The Colosseum is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire, built of concrete and stone. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.

The Colosseum is also depicted on the Italian version of the five-cent euro coin.

Saint Mark Square – Heart of Venice

Saint Mark Square

First stop for most first-time visitors to the city of Venice as it is home to many major monuments. Piazza San Marco is a fascinating place day or night, and leaves visitors spell-bound by its beauty and elegance. It is the only true square of Venice.

Segesta Temple – Ancient Greek Temple

Segesta Temple

This temple makes a valid claim to being the best preserved in the world. The archeological site, about seventy kilometers southwest of Palermo, reflects the presence of several ancient civilizations, beginning with the elusive Elymians. A colorful theory is widely accepted which advances a reason for the temple’s construction.

Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast is one of the famous places in Italy. Positano is very photogenic and is the most visited sites in the country. Owing to its picturesque landscapes, sparkling seas, lemon groves, and breathtaking cliffs, this is a place you shouldn’t miss.

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