Italy is simply amazing! It is a country rich in nature, art, culture and excellent cuisine. From North to South, the “Bel Paese” offers you unique holidays. Which places to choose to enjoy your days in Italy? If you are still looking for tour ideas in Italy, we have made for you a list of 5 Italian destinations, which are worth visiting once in your life. Use the map to get know about transportaion options across for your itinerary in advance!
Milan: High-end fashion, shopping and something more
If you would like to visit unique city to enjoy your days. Milan combines cultural tourism with shopping. For tourists who are interested in history and art, there are four mandatory attractions. The Cathedral of Milan, the Teatro alla Scala, the Sforzesco Castle and the Brera Art Gallery. Strolling through Milan, you have the chance to explore the high-end fashion streets. The Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is one of the most glamorous places in Milan. Here you can find many boutiques of well-known brands. Before leaving Milan, you can’t miss out the city’s signature dish: the Milanese cutlet. Il Garghet restaurant prepares one of the best cutlets of the city, according to the traditions of Lombardy’s cuisine.
Florence: The heart of renaissance culture
Florence is a jewel of art and culture and undoubtedly one of the most famous cities in the world. Strolling through Piazza della Signoria, admiring the magnificent Michelangelo’s David, crossing the Ponte Vecchio are just some of the unique experiences that you can get in Florence. In addition, if you want to enjoy an incredible panoramic view of Florence, definitely you should visit Piazzale Michelangelo.
For wine and food lovers, Florence offers enjoy your days with a wide range of dishes to satisfy senses. Vegetarians can enjoy a typical delicacy such as Tuscan Tomato Soup. However, for those who love meat, you can enjoy the famous Florentine steak at the Trattoria dall’Oste Chianineria.
Venice: A bridge between east and west
Among the streets and canals of Venice, Eastern and Western culture interact with each other. Built on water, Venice can be visited either on foot or on board the gondolas.
The cultural heritage of this city is enormous. Crossing the Grand Canal until you reach the Ponte di Rialto (Rialto bridge), visiting the picturesque Piazza San Marco. Venetian food and wine tradition skillfully combines the typical ingredients of the seafood culture with products from the hinterland. One of the most traditional dishes is the Risi e Bisi (risotto and green peas). Seafood based meals are also very tasty, which is one of the reasons why Venice is known all over Italy.
Enjoy your days in Rome
Only a few cities in the world can boast the charm of Rome. Walking along its streets, you can breathe the atmosphere of the ancient history and of the present, merged into what many have called the Eternal City. You can be emperors or gladiators for a day, visiting the Imperial Fora and the magnificent Colosseum. You can revive the history of art, while holding your breath in front of the vault of the Sistine Chapel. Otherwise, you can walk through the streets around Piazza di Spagna, where the boutiques of the high-end fashion brands are located. All this occurs, while you are immersed in the flavors of the renowned Roman culinary tradition of which the Pasta alla Carbonara is only one of the dishes that deserves to be tasted.
Naples: A thousand colours in the city, a thousand colours in the cuisine
The vivid colours of the seaside towns are mixed with the austerity of the royal residences and palaces. Naples is a city able to combine the sacred and the profane. Piazza del Plebiscito, which was traditionally a meeting-point and a trading place over the centuries, is still today the city’s main heart. Tourists can choose between walking through the streets full of historical and artistic monuments or spending their whole day on the Lungomare to appreciate the view of the Gulf and of the Neapolitan Riviera. It is naturally impossible to enjoy your days in Naples without tasting one of the most famous specialties of its enogastronomic tradition: pizza. The authentic Neapolitan pizza can only be eaten in this wonderful city. So enjoy your meal and carefully keep this taste in your heart!