Places to Visit in Italy
There are many great places to visit in Italy on Vacation. It is one of the top vacation countries of the world.
Some of the key cities and attractions in Italy are: Florence, Rome, Venice, Mt Vesuvius in Napes and the area of Tuscany.
Italy can be a challenge to find inexpensive vacation ideas. However there are always deals for the astute traveler.
Great Places to visit in Italy
Florence Italy is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is also one the most desirable tourist destinations. There are several reasons for this.
Florence Italy Skyline
Florence was critical in the middle ages and the Renaissance. The Renaissance is fascinating to many people because of its explosion in the growth of architecture, art, literature, philosophy, science, religion, education and fashion.
There are many fascinating things to do in Rome. You can see the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, the Baths of Diocletian, Circus Maximus and more.
The Rome Colosseum
Verona Italy is best known for the story of Romeo and Juliet, having the third largest Roman Arena in Italy and providing a top opera festival. It was also home for “Dante” Alighieri after escaping from Florence.
Milan Italy is a historic city with a rich cultural and artistic heritage. See Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper, one of the biggest cathedrals in Europe and explore an active night life. Visit the La Scala opera house, ancient churches and galleries.
There are many fun things to do in Venice. The main attraction of Venice is Venice itself. Just walking around and taking in the sites has its own sense of enjoyment. People watching and popping in and out of the many curio shops can be enjoyable, especially when shared with a friend or loved one.
Venice Italy Grand Canal
Tuscany is a great place to vacation in. Besides being breath taking, it is known by many as the birthplace of the Renaissance.
Tuscany has been called home by many famous historical people including Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Galileo Galilei, Dante and more.
Tuscany Italy Landscape
Mt Vesuvius - Naples
The Summit of Mt Vesuvius exploded with a terrifying explosion on August 24th of 79 AD and destroyed the thriving community of Pompeii Italy. A black river of ash and lapilli covered Pompeii in 6-7 meters of earth.
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