Top 5 Interesting Places To Visit In Italy

This is a guest post by Jane Roberts.

Italy is one of the world’s most celebrated tourist destination despite the country being the most destroyed and affected during the World War II. The country indeed is a major tourist destination as it is a home to the most diverse and beautiful landscapes in the whole of Europe. The country is home to the world’s greatest reserve of art treasures that is displayed in cities and buildings. Many of the Italians here are indeed proud of their country and whenever you ask them the best place on earth to live, without doubt the response will be “right here”. In this article, you will find the top five interesting places to visit in Italy and without any doubt, you will live to tell your amazing experience.

Rome

Rome - the Colosseum

Rome – the Colosseum

Located in the country’s central region of Lazio, Rome is internationally known as a vast and complex city that is both historic and modern at the same time it was formally the capital of the Roman Empire but today, Rome is the government seat and the capital of Italy. Rome houses one of the most famous historic monuments, the Colosseum. The city provides you with exhibit halls of giant outdoor museum, open air markets and amazing historical sites. Rome also houses one of the most important monuments, the St. Peter Basilique, the seat of the Pope who is the head of the Roman Catholic Church.

Rome – the Vatican

Piazza di Spagna is also worth a visit while still in Rome as it offers a magnificent oversight on the centre of Rome.

Florence

This is the Capital city of the region, Tuscany. This destination is quite popular for its history and more importantly the Renaissance architectural and art centres. Florence is a home to several eye catching museums that house famous paintings and sculptures. The city is also home to the Historic Centre of Florence that attracts millions of tourist each and every year, a character that made it to be ranked as the world’s 89th most visited destination in 2012, with a commanding 1.8 million visitors. The city furthermore is a World Heritage Site, having been declared so by UNESCO back in 1982. Tuscan cuisine pays homage to this regions bounty. Medici palaces and gardens are also found here plus lots of excellent beaches that give you a fulfilling holiday experience away from home.

Venice

Built upon a lagoon surrounded by the Adriatic Sea, Venice has become one of Italy’s most visited tourist destination. Venice is a superb poetic and romantic place, filled with outstanding history and art. It’s a city filled with canals and no roads for cars and commonly known for its San Marco square, many bridges and magnificent palaces. The best time to visit Venice is during spring, contrarily to a popular belief that winter is best as the city can be covered with fog.

Venice

Tuscany

Tuscany is a region located in Central Italy popularly known for its landscapes, traditions, great wine and food, beaches, medieval hill towns, history and its amazing beautiful countryside.

Tuscany Landscape

The many pleasures accompanied by this beautiful region include tasting wine in Chianti and the so relaxing hill towns like San Gimignano. Tuscany is also regarded as a birthplace for renaissance as it has been a home for many historical figures in the field of art and science. This has made this region to be a home for well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace. Above all, Tuscany is among the top tourist destinations in Italy, attracting both locals and foreigners.

Milan

After nearly being destroyed by heavy bombings during the World War II, Milan has since been fully reconstructed and brags to be among the wealthiest cities in Europe. The City is famously regarded as a mega fashion centre full of designer shops. The city is furthermore known for its famous treasure of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting, which has attracted lots of tourists from all walks of life. Italy provides you with lots of fulfilling and interesting places to visit that can really make your holiday a memorable experience. The above named interesting places are just a few of the many that are found here.

Author Bio

Jane Robert is a Passionate blogger. She works on behalf of Australian Visa and has been writing contents on the web professionally since 2010. As an avid reader and blogger she shares her experience through her articles on Travel, Culture, History, Lifestyle and many more.

 

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