located in southern Europe, this boot shaped country is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations for a number of reasons that include art treasures, trendy fashion, stunning landscapes, passionate people and top class cuisine. Italy offers so much to see and do that it would take a lifetime to explore. Here’s a look at the best places to visit in Italy.
Naples, one of the busiest metropolitan cities in the country. Naples is the capital of the compania region in southern Italy. The city of Naples offers a treasure trove of artworks and historic sites as well as a vibrant atmosphere of shops, restaurants and nightlife venues.
Number nine Italian Lake District the Italian Lake District stretches across northern Italy. The southern ends of most of the lakes are relatively flat but the northern ends are mountainous as the lakes reach deep into the Alps. popular with tourists for over 100 years the Italian lakes combined good weather with attractive scenery guarda is the largest lake and offers stunning scenery, especially in its mountainous northern stretches and como is equally stunning, with forested slopes rising directly from the water’s edge. further west majority is less popular yet just as beautiful with several popular family resorts.
Number eight, Sicily. The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea Sicily is an autonomous region of Italy that also includes several smaller islands. It is separated from the mainland region of Calabria by the two mile straights of Messina. Home to every great Mediterranean civilization Sicily is rich in art and history from agrigento his valley of the temples to Palermo’s Baroque churches. The island’s most striking geological feature is Mount Etna Europe’s tallest active volcano.
Number seven, Cinque Terre, meaning five lands Cinque Terre comprises the five villages of riomaggiore manarola, Vernazza, monta Rosso and Cornelia located in Italy’s Northwestern coastal region of Liguria, the villages of Cinque Terre features some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes that include steep cliff sides and wine terraces, dating back to hundreds of years.
Number six, Milan, nearly destroyed from heavy bombing during World War Two Milan has since reconstructed and now shines is one of the wealthiest cities in Europe. Widely regarded as a mega fashion center teeming in designer shops. Milan also attracts many to its surviving world famous treasures like Leonardo da Vinci painting the Last Supper De La Scala Opera House, the Castello sforzesco, and one of the world’s largest gothic cathedral.
Number five Amalfi Coast situated in Italy’s southwestern region of compania, the Amalfi Coast is known for its extraordinary beauty that makes it one of Italy’s top tourist destinations. Stretching 30 miles along the southern side of the Sorento Peninsula, the Amalfi Coast is prized for its picturesque coastline that features shimmering bays, craggy cliffs, lemon tree gardens, multicolored villas and ritzy resorts.
Number four Pompei. One of Italy’s most visited tourist destinations Pompei is a famous Roman city, which was buried under several feet of volcanic ash for nearly 1700 years after the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius. excavation of Pompei began in 1748, and the site is yet to be totally unearthed.
number three, Venice, one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe, Venice is a unique city and that is built upon the lagoon surrounded by the Adriatic Sea. Located in northeastern Italy, Venice is an archipelago of 118 Islands all connected by hundreds of beautiful bridges and scenic canals. of the canals, the Grand Canal is most famous and divides the city into two sections. picturesque waterways and historic architecture make Venice one of the most romantic cities in the world.
Number two, Tuscany Italy’s most famous region Tuscany conjures images of beautiful rolling hills, olive groves, vineyards and cypress trees. The many pleasures of Tuscany include tasting wine and chianti simply relaxing and Hilltown such as sand gym and Yano, or exploring Renaissance art in Florence, the medieval city Sienna also holds excellent works of art while its historic center is one of the most popular places to visit in Italy.
Number one Rome, formerly the capital of the Roman Empire, Rome today is the government seat in capital city of Italy. Located in the country’s central region of lazzaretto, Rome as a vast and complex city that is both historic and modern at the same time, best known for housing ancient Roman structures in the Vatican City, Rome has endured for more than 2500 years as an important center for culture, power and religion.
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