Known worldwide for its fascinating stories, Italian cities are tourist destinations of many travelers, and it is impossible to know only one. In addition to the rich history that each part of the country has, Italy is famous for its beautiful landscapes, culture and gastronomy.
It’s a country of beautiful landscapes, owner of an immense range of tourist options, from charming villages to cities that are an architectural spectacle. Hurb has listed 7 amazing destinations you need to visit on your next journey to the land of the boot.
The country’s famous capital is known worldwide for being one of the most important cities in human history, it’s full of incredible attractions and sightseeing, as well as museums, churches, palaces and various historical monuments.
The city is extremely rich in its architectural and artistic context. There’s more! Rome‘s most essential points are relatively close and walk unhurriedly through the squares, corners and restaurants is a super enjoyable experience and will make you find details you probably wouldn’t notice if you were using a Car.
The Italian capital is very charming and is divided between imperial, Baroque, republican, medieval, Renaissance and papal. Its collection of historic buildings, monuments and squares form the perfect setting for an unforgettable trip.
Italy’s third largest city, Naples, is well known for its majestic theatres, natural beauties and is characterized by many as an “open-air museum”.
Throughout its history, the city was embellished by the civilizations and foreigners who occupied it. Places such as the National Archaeological Museum, Piazza del Plebiscito (Plebiscite Square), Royal Palace, Teatro San Carlos and Castelo de Nuovo can never be out of your itinerary.
One important thing to remember is that it is worth knowing the underground Naples, which is forty meters below the historic center of the city, providing a journey in time and in the underground world of Naples. It’s definitely a sensational city!
For a long time the city of Florence has been regarded as the Fashion Capital, and is currently regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It has a fantastic cuisine, with prices, preparation and flavor that pleases tourists a lot. Like Rome, many tourists suggest that the best way to enjoy the sightseeing tours is on foot.
A magical destination for many people, the city is full of canals with the Grand Canal as the largest and most important. If you don’t want to save money in Venice, take the Vaporetto to circle the Grand Canal and the outer area of the island. Another option is to take the water taxi.
In the heart of Venice is St. Mark’s Square, considered by many to be one of the most beautiful squares in the world and by Napoleon Bonaparte as “The most beautiful hall in Europe”.
For those who want to relax, the beaches of Sorrento are the ideal destination. Annually thousands of tourists visit this small town, which although the beaches are very small, in certain paradisiacal areas the landscape is magnificent with transparent sea and crystal clear waters.
You will not be able to leave the city without first strolling through the shops of the old town and savor the wonderful lemon liqueur, the Limoncello.
Considered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the city of Palermo cannot be left out of your programming. The old town has alleys aimed at pedestrians, with open markets and various sights to enjoy as a family.
When visiting the Archaeological Museum of Palermo, you will find very rare sculptures, pieces and jewels. Also visit the famous Duomo di Palermo cathedral and theatres that will provide you with a beautiful artistic and architectural spectacle.
Milan besides being one of the richest cities in Europe, it is the house of Italian fashion. It is the city of charm and bases its activity in the industry, being the great economic power of the country.
Admittedly is one of the best cities to visit in Italy. Milan has a strong cultural background, from museums to cathedrals. In fashion, it’s known for being stunning, with hundreds of unique stores of the best designers in the world!
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