10 Best Places to Visit in Italy

10 Best Places to Visit in Italy
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5 January, 2020 0 Comments

"10 Best Places to Visit in Italy

Want to have a trip to Italy? Still, confused about your next destination in Italy? Do not worry; we have you all covered up. Italy itself is a beautiful county, and every spot is lovely. Rome to Tuscany, your trip will be full of memories. You have to choose the right destination.

Italy offers a magnificent rich array of natural scenery, fantastic history, and numerous opportunities to explore the lives of the Romans. The charming villages, arts, restaurants, and stunning landscapes enhance the charm of Italy.

To explore all these beautiful places in Italy, you just have to step out of your comfort zone and get lost. Here is our list of top must-visit places in Italy that fit your vacay schedule and vibes with your friends, partner, or family.

1. Rome

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Rome is one of the prettiest cities in the world. Whatever you need, Rome has it. From Spanish Steps, Trevi fountain, Pantheon, Villa Borghese to Colosseum, there is so much to see and do.  

For art lovers, it is home to history buffs and lots of exciting architectures. Not only that, its neighboring boasts hipster hotspots in Monti. To experience the excellent time of Rome, visit it from May to June and September to October.

2. Venice

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Venice is a must-visit place on the trip of Italy. If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of city life, enjoy the suspended time with its traditional carnivals, astonishing architecture, beautiful streets, events, and more.

Be the adventurous traveler with a ride in one of the iconic gondolas or get lost in the narrow cobblestone streets. Do not forget to check out amazing places like Piazza San Marco and markets Mercati Di Rialto.

3. Tuscany

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I want a bit of fun on the trip to Italy. Head of the lovely city of Italy, Tuscany. You will love everything you will lay your eyes on. From innumerable museums, cathedrals of Florence to Leaning Tower of Pisa, you will enjoy every moment here.

Rent a bike and ride to the town of Luca to stay in a rural luxury spa hotel Vila La Borghetta. While you are here, do not forget to enjoy the scenic beauty of this countryside with delicious wines.

4. Siena

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Medieval Heart of Tuscany, Siena is home to the world’s astonishing Gothic Cathedrals and pizzas. At any time of year, visit The Siena Cathedral and The Torre DEL Mangia in Piazza Del Campo for fun experience.

 Do not forget the traditional horse racing in these cities during the city tour, as these races date back to the 1500s. If you are fond of shopping head to the ‘Wednesday Market’ for souvenirs clothing, truffle oils, cheeses, and housewares. 

5. Bologna

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The trip to Italy will be incomplete without a trip to Bologna. Like its name, Bologna is the best know for meat-inclusive dishes in Italy. Foodies will love to take a food tour to taste filled pasta, meatballs, antipasti, sauces, and other local delicacies.

We can not deny the true gem of this city is its foodie restaurant. While you are busy with food and Italian fare,  do not forget to check a sacred site like San Petronio Basilica.

6. Italian Lake Restaurant

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Want to enjoy food while you enjoy the mesmerizing view of lakes. The Italian Lake District features multiple lakes like Garda, Iseo, Lugano, Maggiore, and Iseo. Each of these lakes offers unique features and experiences to its visitors.

Neighboring cities like Milan gives you easy access to these lakes. Lake Como is just a few hours' drives from Milan. On the other end, Lake Maggiore is just a few minutes away from Lake Como.  Nevertheless, all these lakes are a great destination and offer an exotic view of Mediterranean greenery.

Apart from these lakes, Lake Garda is unique. Besides, it is the largest lake in Italy with a fantastic atmosphere. Sinking Castle, Christ of the Abyss, turquoise waters and rolling hills around Lake Garda gives joy to hikers. There are also boutiques in the high end of Lake Lugano.

7. Cinque Terre

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If you want to experience the unique side of Italy, then Cinque Terre is a must-go place. This place can be only described with one word, “Suprise.” Cinque Terre features five villages, Corniglia, Riomaggiore, Manarola, Monterosso, and Vernazza.

All these villages are elegant and easy to explore in a couple of days. Apart from these, you can spend the rest of your day with hiking, overlooking all the pastels, or having a relaxing moment in crystal turquoise water.

Not only that, you can wine taste in vineyards and even have a tour of it. With all this finding, you are bound to fall in love with this city.  You also want to book the best hotels for proper accommodation.

Take a reservation at B&b La Madonetta for amazing nights at Cinque Terre. For the best experience, visit Cinque Terre in June to September. You will enjoy the sunny side summer spot of Cinque Terre.

8. Florence

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Make a worthy side trip from the popular Florence tourist trail. With each visit, Florence steals your heart a little more, making you come back for incredible memories.

Foodies will fall for Florence Restaurants; art lovers will be left astonishing, shopaholic will love the markets or hopping in vintage Fiat 500 to cruise through Chinati. The fun keeps building on this city.

There are plenty of things to do and see that you need more than months to explore Florence. Winter and spring will be ideal for a traveler to set their foot in Florence. If you are in summer, make sure that you book hotels will pool as it gets hotter in these seasons.

9. Dolomites

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The towering mountains of Dolomites are enough to describe the beauty of this place. The dramatic views of mountains, hilly countryside, and the German-Austrian influence culture offers you the experience of your lifetime.

The main attraction of Dolomites includes hiking or merely some relaxing time in mountain towns of Castelrotto or Bolzano. Despite being the neighboring country of Rome and Venice, the popularity of Dolomites does not seem to fade.

The scenic beauty, untapped alpine wilderness, chilling weather, and snowy mountains will make Dolomites famous among travelers.

10. Pompeii

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Pompeii is Italy’s most visited destination. It is a city of Roman that was buried under for nearly 1700 years after the volcanic eruption of Mt.Vesuvius.

To date, this place is well preserved and still yet to be unearthed. The tour will give you a chance to explore the  Romans inside life.

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