Italy is ideal destination for shopping, relaxing on the beaches, trekking and other adventure sports and countless numbers of great architectural monuments from ancient Rome. Below is our picks of top 10 holiday destinations in Italy for travelers.
Rome - Rome is the most popular destination in Italy. People visit the city to see the famous "Colosseum" which is one of the seven wonders in the world. There are several other monuments to see in the city. Rome is great city for Shopping and tasting some delicious Italian Cuisine. Rome is very popular among teens.
Venice - Venice is very popular in newly weds and couples looking to spend some quality romantic time together. Venice is considered as the most romantic city in the world. Taking a tour of city in the famous gondolas in the moonlight is one of the most romantic things to do.
Florence - Florence is a city of incomparable pleasure concerning churches, monasteries, museums, galleries and palaces. Among the things you can't afford to miss are the Uffizi Galleries, one of the best art museums in the world, the Duomo, the Santo Spirito church and the Ponte Vecchio. To get a great overview of the city, you have plenty of choices: climb the "Cupolone" of the Duomo or the Giotto Tower, head for Piazzale Michelangelo in Oltrarno (other side of river Arno) or farther up to the church of San Miniato.
Milan - Milan is one of the fashion capitals of the world: a paradise for shopping, Opera and night life. It is famous for its fashion houses and shops (such as along via Montenapoleone) and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele in the Piazza Duomo (reputed to be the world's oldest shopping mall).
Pisa - Pisa is best known for the world famous Leaning Tower, but those who come here with their mind already made up that the Tower is the only thing to see may miss the rest of the architectural and artistic marvels of this beautiful city. The best way to visit Pisa is walking in the street, as the city center is very small, and enjoy the sight and the atmosphere.
Verona - Verona is most famous as the setting for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Though close to the more popular tourist destination of Venice, many people consider Verona a more relaxed and pleasant place to visit. There are many tourists, but the number of tourists per square meter is lower.
San Gimignano - San Gimignano is mainly famous for its medieval architecture, especially its towers, which may be seen from several kilometres outside the town.The town also is known for the white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano, grown in the area.
Pompeii - Pompeii is an excavation site and outdoor museum of the ancient Roman settlement. This site is considered to be one of the few sites where an ancient city has been preserved in detail - everything from jars and tables to paintings and people were frozen in time, yielding an unprecedented opportunity to see how the people lived two thousand years ago.Today, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Italy, with approximately 2,500,000 visitors every year.
Ischia - Ischia is the largest island in the bay of Naples and is considered by many to be the most beautiful, though Capri is considerably more famous.Up to 6 million tourists travel to the island for its volcanic thermal spas and as well for its beaches and food. The best time for the traveler to travel Ischia is from April to October, however, the weather in Ischia is always changing and visitors should expect both sunshine and rain — whatever the season.
Praja a Mare - Praja a Mare is an undiscovered pearl in the Calabria region of Italy, the perfect place for travellers looking for a place off the beaten track. This village of 5000 people stands in front of Dino island, surrounded by the Dino Island. In Praja there's really no time to get bored! You can just relax on the beach, cuddled by the breeze while laying back on a deckchair, or you can make your time simply extreme!
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