When anyone asks us about the best place to travel in Europe, we always recommend Italy. No other country has the beautiful weather, the rich history, the vibrant culture and the awesome list of sights as Italy. However, its versatility often confuses the traveler. Where to go when you are in Italy? Don’t worry. We have made a list of the top 5 Italian cities that you must visit.
Can you really think of any other city but Rome? This ancient city is filled with basilicas, pizza shops, cafes, piazzas, fountains and ancient ruins. It is the most popular tourist destination in the country because it has something for everyone. This city is Instagram worthy and has everything from the Trevi Fountain to The Roman Forum. A trip to the museums of Rome or to its grand tradition of music, arts and culture will leave you mesmerized. You can also go to the colosseum and find information on www.visit-colosseum-rome.com
Venice is the most romantic travel destination in Europe and is fondly known as the City of Bridges for its many canals laden with gondolas. The city is filled with several ancient palaces and comes with the most awe-inspiring facades in the world. The city is another Instagram-friendly destination but with a softer side. The city also has a small island nearby called Murano which is famous for its glasswork. If you come here once, you will want to keep coming back to the city because of its soothing vibes.
One of the most beautiful and scenic places in the world, Florence is a sight to behold. The city is the capital of Tuscany and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you like clicking pictures on every step, this is the right place for you. Florence takes you away from the typical city life and gives you a taste of the countryside as well. You will find beautiful vineyards, olive groves and more here and your taste buds will thank you forever for introducing them to the delicious Tuscan food. Just take some gelato and roam around this city or visit every place connected to Da Vinci.
The beauty of Naples lies not just in its scenic locations but also in its food. Naples is the birthplace of pizza and the home to the most sumptuous Italian meals ever created. Their pasta is also very delicious which makes it a perfect place for all us gourmands. There are lots of things that you can do here, like going to The National Museum of Archaeology where you will find the best of Roman and Greek art.
The northern city of Turin is one of the most beautiful places in Italy as it has the most expansive piazzas and classic boulevards. Turin is a place you would never want to leave, simply because it is so beautiful. If you like long walks and a lot of contemplation, this is a place you should not miss. The history of this place is connected to unified Italy. There are several palazzos all over the place and you can always just stroll around and have fun.
So which place are you planning to go to?