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Seven Best places in Italy

Seven Best places in Italy
July 15, 2016/0 Comments/in Holiday Tips/by david.roberts@leisuretime.co.uk
  • A true treasure trove of historic sites and artwork, as well as lively shops, bars and eateries, Naples is one of the busiest cities in the country. The capital of the Campania region in Southern Italy, the city offers visitors a stunning backdrop to a getaway. Boasting spectacular views and a traditional harbour town feel, nearby sites such as the Bay of Naples and Pompeii are within easy reach, making Naples a fantastic base for those wanting to explore the history of Italy first-hand.
  • Widely regarded as one of the fashion capitals of the world, Milan is awash with designer shops and boutiques. However having been almost destroyed from heavy WWII bombing, Milan tells the tale of a city rising up to become one of the most sought-after destinations in the whole of Europe. Attractinghordes of visitors to its world famous treasures like Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper, the Castello Sforzesco, the La Scala Opera House and Duomo di Milano – one of the world’s largest Gothic cathedrals, Milan is much more than Europe’s fashion capital.
  • Known for its truly striking beauty, the Amalfi Coast is situated in Italy’s southwestern region of Campania. Stretching 30 miles along the southern side of the Sorrento Peninsula, the Amalfi Coast is widely admired for its picturesque coastline. With magnificent shimmering bays, agraceful array of beaches, multi-coloured villas and scenic mountains, there’s no wonder the Amalfi Coast is famous the world over.
  • Builton a lagoon surrounded by the Adriatic Sea, Venice is a truly unique and exquisite city. Located in north-eastern Italy, Venice is made up of a group of islands all connected by hundreds of fascinating bridges and picturesque canals. Attracting millions of visitors every year, world famous landmarks such as Saint Mark’s Square and the Grand Canal never fail to disappoint. And of course, a ride on a gondola is a must for visitors.
  • As Italy’s most famous region, Tuscany is one of the greenest parts of the country. Long rolling hills, vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees have put the region firmly on the map. Exploring Florence’s renaissance art, sipping wine in Chianti and visiting one of the most famous landmarks in the world in Pisa, are must dos for those looking to immerse themselves in Italian heritage.
  • Once the capital of the Roman Empire, Rome is now the capital city of Italy. Located in the country’s central region of Lazio, Rome is best known for housing ancient Roman structures and the Vatican City.Full of ancient exquisite cathedrals, Renaissance architecture and romantic plazas, Rome is a true jewel in Italy’s crown.
  • Located in the toe of Italy’s boot, Calabriais a true paradise.Boasting a warm climate, beautiful azure sea and mix of rocky coasts and sandy beaches, the area is true Italian luxury.Ideal for those who love nature, the region’svast green areas, blue lakes and tropical waterfalls are just waiting to be explored.

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