Best Places to Visit in Italy
Gucci, Prada, Versace, Armani, D&G and Valentino Italian fashion labels are the biggest and finest fashion houses in the World. Italy is known for its fashion with Milan voted as “The Fashion capital of the World”. Here’s a list of best places to visit in Italy.
The famous Eternal City, Rome, is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Europe and one of the best places to visit in Italy. The center of once grand empire still carries some of its ancient past. Sites like Colosseum, The Roman Forum, Pantheon and other significant buildings have luckily remained till today, attracting crowds. And let us not forget one of the most famous religious settlements – the Vatican, established within the area of Rome.
The only pedestrian city in the world, Venice is among the most unique tourist destinations and one of the best places to visit in Italy. Plenty of historical buildings everywhere, charming channels and bridges make it a must-visit during your stay in Italy. St. Marc’s Basilica, St. Marc’s Square and Bell Tower are just very few magnificent historical buildings that can be seen in the unbelievable city of Venice.
The cultural center in the Renaissance period, Florence was the inspiration to many famous artists. Brunneleschi’s feat of engineering, Santa Maria del Flore is the symbol of Florence whereas artworks of artists like Sandro Boticelli, Michelangelo, Donatello and others are exhibited in a great number of museums and art galleries.
Often regarded as one of the main European fashion centers, Milan is actually much more than its contemporary image. In fact, Milan is home to numerous stunning architecture pieces (Milan Dome will leave you breathless for a while) and museums/ art galleries thus it is also a great cultural & historical tourism destination and one of the best places to visit in Italy.
5. Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre (meaning ‘Five Lands’) is a region of five villages – Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, these villages attract the visitors both with the stunning local sea-side scenery and their charming historical streets. Several events (patron festivity, harvest festivals etc.) take place in the villages throughout the year.