Planning a visit to Italy and confused about places to visit? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. We all know Italy is one among the most commonly visited places for tourism. However, in order to make your trip a memorable one, we are mentioning some of the best places to visit in Italy. So let’s get started and explore the best places to visit in Italy.
Rome is doubtlessly the most popular place in Italy, both because of its history and for being the capital of much of the Europe. Due to extensive tourism in this city, Rome is also counted in the list of most vibrant cities of Europe. So if you are travelling to Italy, don’t forget to visit historical places in Rome such as the Appian Way,. The Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Forum, the Palatine Hill and most importantly the Vatican.
Two more places to add in your visit list are Michelangelo’s Pieta and Sistine Chapel. In the mean time you may think of having a rest in Borghese gardens and then walk on the far stretched streets of Trastevere. If you’re a window shopping person, don’t miss out on wide spread Via Veneto. Some more famous places in Rome include the coin tossing Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps to enjoy mouth watering gelato.
Florence is another amazing place in Italy. It represents Italian Renaissance. The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, called as the Duomo, is your go to place to explore the architecture of the world. It is common for its huge dome standing against the gravity of the Earth, Bell tower made of up marble and eight cornered Baptistery having doors made up of bronze by Ghiberti, showcasing world’s finest architecture.
A number of museums in florescence, such as Uffizi Gallery and Pitti Palace, display sculptures and paintings. On the other hand, you may find other kind of art work in churches. If you visit Florescence, don’t forget to pay a visit to Boboli Gardens, Oltrarno’s workshops and Santa Croce for shopping leather.
Venice, the city everybody would fall in love with. It is one among the most beautiful places in Italy with its streets made up of water, buses as the mode of transport and gondoliers songs playing in the background all day long. This city is no more than a dream come true and it’s because of these features that it attracts majority of the tourists towards it.
The most common places in Venice are St. Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace with Basilica of St. Mark in its neighborhood, Piazza San Marco and the heighted Campanile.
- Milan Cathedral
Milan is the gateway of Italy because it is where the airport is situated and it is due to this fact that it is often overlooked for tourism. So if you’re travelling to Italy, don’t miss out on this place. It is a house of art and architecture. All the people who love design and fashion, it your go to place. It is the place where Toscanini, Leonardo da Vinci, Verdi, Giorgio Armani, Enrico Caruso and Michelangelo lived and worked from.
Furthermore, the world famous and most magnificent church, II Duomo, lies here. It is common because of its finest Flamboyant Gothic style. If you’re interested in opera, don’t forget to visit La Scala. Paying a visit to Da Vinci’s The Last Supper is a must as it displays the world’s finest art work. For fashion lovers, a visit to Quadrilatero is highly recommended and trust me, no fashion lovers would ever be able to resist scrolling there.
- Lake Como
Finally, the Lake Como, recognized as the most beautiful lake of Italy, is considered as the most pleasurable, relaxing place to visit in hot summers. The villas and the Bellagio, situated at the junction of three thin arms of lake, adds to the beauty of Lake Como. If you’re there to see Lake Como, do pay a visit to the town of Como too. It’s a place worth a visit.
There is another lake named Lake Maggiore, on the west of Lake Como and on its east is Lake Garda, both having their own magnificent features and attractions. The latter is accompanied by a playground offering water activities for you to enjoy the summer to your fullest.
So these are a few beautiful places to visit in Italy. I hope you’ve noted down these places in your diary because if you didn’t, you might regret later on. Happy traveling!