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Top Things to Do in Italy

Italy is the birthplace of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance. A lot of popular museums and exhibitions house preserved masterpieces of art. Walk in the streets of Rome, Florence, Venice, Siena and many other ancient cities and explore ancient historic monuments, which are included in UNESCO World Heritage List. Also, discover a large variety of natural beauties around the province of Italy.

Located in Rome, the most famous attraction, Colosseum, was built for public spectacles and events in period of the Roman Empire. It consists of two tunnels, rooms, cells as well as passages for gladiators, workers and wild animals. Nowadays, the Colosseum is preserved in a good condition and stands to the center of the city.

Another must-see monument is the Pantheon that reminds visitors the impressive architecture of the Roman Empire. Here, you will find the graves of the painter Raphael, famous strong Italian Emperors and other great personalities of Italy. Walk in ancient streets of the Roman Forum and imagine how everyday life was here during the old ages. In addition, there are many preserved houses with outstanding gardens, like the Borghese family’s villa dating from 1613.

Vatican, the center of Catholicism, houses a large variety of world's art collections. One of the great world’s structures is the Basilica of St. Peter that lies on the center of Vatican. Here, you will see the St. Peter’s tomb, the Michelangelo's Pieta as well as the well-known Sistine Chapel, which was painted by Michelangelo.

Florence, one of the most picturesque Italian cities, houses the Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, which was constructed during the 13th and 15th centuries by Filippo Brunelleschi. The bell tower was designed with marble of Tuscan Romanesque architecture by Giotto.

The canals of Venice are an amazing life experience. Walk in the scenic streets of the Venice and enjoy the outstanding beauty of the city’s canals. Also, you can make a ride by gondola. Venice is a city of islands and there are many canals that are used as main streets creating an impressive labyrinth of narrow passageways. Visit the Grand Canal for a panoramic view of the grand palaces. The St. Mark's Basilica is the most popular sight in Venice. It lies on the square of Piazza San Marco. The structure’s design is a work of art that includes a mix of Byzantine architecture styles.

The Volcano of Mt. Vesuvius is worth a visit. In 79 A.D. the volcano erupted and destroyed the city. However, a large amount of city’s treasures are still preserved, such as frescoes, mosaics and sculptures that were created when lava cooled. Explore the ancient streets of the city and imagine how the everyday life was here during the period of the Roman Empire.

Another must-see sight is the Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is located on the Piazza dei Miracoli and was restored in the 1990s. Finally, travel to outstanding Lake Como, Amalfi Coast and Capri, and enjoy the natural beauties of the province of Italy.



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