Italy: What you Must See
Whether you think of art and culture, natural beauty, or romantic destinations, Italy is one country that tops the list when it comes to deciding upon the place for vacations. There is pristine glory and charm as well as delightful music and food in Italy but there is also modern fashion that attracts tourists from all parts of the world. The following is a list of must see places when you are in Italy whether for business or on vacations.
When you are in the capital city of Rome, you must pay a visit to the ancient amphitheater called the Colosseum. It is a huge elliptical structure that stands tall in the middle of the city and reflects the great Roman architecture.
The Vatican City inside Rome is the highest seat of Christianity as it contains, Apostolic Palace, the residence of the Pope. This holy city is a sovereign state inside the city of Rome and a great attraction for all tourists who visit the Catholic Church, St. Peter’s Basilica and other museums.
Milan is a modern city in Italy also referred to as a fashion capital of the world. Milan Fashion Week is held every year in the city that is attended by all those who have a standing in the world of fashion. The city also houses some of the most beautiful churches in Italy as well as the world famous mural painting The Last Supper.
Florence, cradle of The Reinassance offers a breathtaking historical center but many tourists prefer the near Countryside (such as the Chianti area). We recommend planning your stay by carefully choosing an accomodation that suits your needs: you can find luxury accomodations as well as simple and cheap b’n’b. Internet is a great resource to help you planning an unforgettable trip in Tuscany. Please check out some local tourism websites, in example TuscanyAccommodations.org (english language available), or some classic, generic, booking portal such as booking.com and lastminute.com
Some call it the Heaven on Earth while for others; Venice is the epitome of romance. The city is full of canals and tourists can be seen looking around the city traversing these canals on boats.
The Wine Capital
The beautiful city of Florence is also referred to as the Wine Capital with its huge variety of antique and delicious wines. The city houses most of the works of the great artist Michael Angelo. Florence is also the place from where the renaissance movement started.
The ruins of Pompeii
In the city of Naples lie the remains of the ancient city of Pompeii that happen to be a source of attraction for all tourists coming to Italy. The flourishing ancient city of Pompeii was devastated by a volcano in 79AD. It was rediscovered in 1748 and the remains can be seen in modern Naples when you are in Italy. Pompeii has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.