10 Best Places to Visit in Italy

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Italy is the dream destination of many travel lovers from all around the world. This amazing country has been the capital of religion, art, and amazing tastes throughout history. Anyone who visits Italy usually wants to get the most from their trips and we cannot blame them.

There are many places to visit during your stay and it is impossible to witness every single beauty located in the country. This is why we wanted to compile some of the best places to visit in Italy for you. Below, you are going to find 10 unique attractions points to visit.

We wish you an amazing trip and hope the following list will contribute to your travel plan. Here are the 10 must-visit places in Italy.

Rome

Rome is one of the most important cities not only in Italy but in the world. Without a doubt, no one can tell that they have visited Italy without visiting this beautiful city. It is full of cultural and historical places that can take months to see each.

However, Rome stands out with the Roman Empire and of course Colosseum, and the Sistine Chapel, where some of the most famous works of Michelangelo are available. In addition to this, you can enjoy the finest examples of Italian cuisine here.

There are many Michelin-starred restaurants to enjoy Italian and world cuisine. If you are interested in religion but especially in Catholicism, then you can find numerous places to visit, including the Vatican.

Florence

Florence is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy and it is full of artworks, which are worldly-famous. Needless to say, it is famous for its spectacular Tuscan valley. You can find numerous small and boutique shops to buy souvenirs as well.

Visitors of Florence can easily take a trip in history on the narrow streets of the city. One of the most famous churches in the world, Piazza del Duomo, is also located here.

Do not miss your chance to enjoy an amazing sunset in romantic Ponte Vecchio. The sunset scenery pairs very well with the beauty of the Arno River from here as well.

Venice

Ahh Venice, the city of lovers. Venice alone attracts millions of visitors to Italy every year and it will be a shame for you to not visit the city of canals. It is one of the unique cities in the world. Besides public transport, you can enjoy water taxis and wander in the canals of the city.

If you are going to visit Italy with your partner, then a romantic trip with gondolas will be an ideal option for you. You should not miss your opportunity to visit Piazza San Marco and Grand Canal during your stay.

However, Venice is generally quite crowded, but you can avoid the crowd by preferring the small streets in the city.

Naples

If you want to enjoy the best foods in Italy, then your priority should be visiting Naples. Naples is the hometown of pizza but the things that this beautiful city is not only limited to food.

You can find some of the most famous artwork of famous European artists in the city. We highly recommend visiting the Naples National Archaeological Museum during your stay. You may also want to visit Sansevero Chapel Museum too.

Another important attraction is the underground city in Naples, which is known as Napoli Sotterranea. These underground tunnels were built during the ancient Roman and Greek periods. They are definitely worth visiting.

Tuscany

Undoubtedly, Tuscany is one of the best cities in Italy, where you can enjoy the finest wines. Unlike other cities, it is not crowded at all, and you can have plenty of good and romantic times with your partner here.

Besides amazing restaurants, you can find many castles and villas to visit. Each of these places used to be home for important figures in Italy.

We highly recommend visiting Siena and Pisa regions during your visit. Since it is a small city and if you do not want to stay in a single place for too long, you may want to include another destination in your plan.

Sicily

Sicily is the home of some ancient Greek legends, and it is an important mythical destination. It is also one of the most famous islands in the world, which inspired numerous writers throughout history.

Needless to say, it is also the largest island you can visit in the Mediterranean Sea. Those who are looking for a sea, sand and sun holiday can easily prefer this destination.

The spectacular view of Mount Etna, which is the highest active volcano in the European Union, can easily amaze you. If you dare, you can participate in hiking tours. In case you will visit the area in winter, you can also engage in skiing activities.

Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre is located in the northern part of the country which has five amazing seaside towns. It is a great option for nature lovers as well as those who want to get tanned on beautiful beaches.

Although it is not as famous as Amalfi Coast, which we will mention in the following sections, it is still worth visiting. Locals refer to Cinque Terre as the hidden beauty of Italy. Visitors can participate in hiking tours or spend a great day on boat tours.

You should not miss your chance to participate in Footpath Monterosso hiking tours during your visit.

Amalfi Coast

If you are ready to push your limits and enjoy a rewarding scene, then Amalfi Coast is one of the best alternatives for you. It is one of the best destinations to enjoy the beautiful Italian sea with more than twenty miles of coastline.

You will have a chance to visit thirteen seaside towns here and each of them managed to preserve their natural beauty and historical texture. Moreover, you can also find many restaurants to enjoy the best examples of Italian cuisine.

This is a great alternative for those who want to run away from the chaos of the city. You can participate in hiking tours, relax on the beach, or gain a few pounds in plenty of Michelin-starred restaurants.

Lake Como

Those who want to enjoy a relaxing day should visit Lake Como. It is one of the best destinations in which you will find your inner peace with the amazing songs of birds.

There are many high-end hotels and villas that you can rent or book for a great stay. Those who are interested in watersports can also find unique alternatives during their stay.

We recommend taking part in speedboat tours to cool yourself on hot days. The surrounding hills of the lake also offer great scenery at any time of the day.

Capri

Capri offers you one of the best scenes in Italy and it is a famous destination preferred by many celebrities. This amazing destination was also the favorite of many emperors throughout history. For us, it is the best destination for nature lovers.

You can take boat tours to visit Faraglioni rock formations or Blue Grotto and enjoy the sunset. You can also visit the Gardens of Augustus during your stay.

Moreover, you can also enjoy the best Italian food here. Capri is also a brilliant choice for shoppers. You can easily find many high-end shops by simply wandering in the streets of the town center.

Ischia

Ischia is one of the hidden gems of Italy, and every visitor must visit this beautiful volcanic island. You can enjoy thermal springs during your visit and take care of your skin with organic remedies.

Without a doubt, it is a great destination for people who are planning to relax during their holiday. However, the advantages of visiting Ischia are not limited to resting opportunities.

We highly recommend you visiting Giardini La Mortella and Castello Aragonese d’Ischia.

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