Top 5 Places to Visit in Italy

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Italy ranks high on most travelers’ bucket lists. This country accommodates all tastes in travel. So, whatever your taste in travel, you’ll satisfy it in Italy.

From history, art, food, music, architecture, and stunning scenery to culture and sacred sites. Italy is a once exotic and familiar country that only the most curmudgeon could fail to enjoy.

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Below is a list of places to consider visiting in Italy.

Rome

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Also known as the city of the stars. Rome enjoys a mythic beginning. Reportedly said to be founded by Romulus and Remus twin brothers who were nursed by a she-wolf and fathered by a god of war. It is the capital city of Italy.

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It is a standard stop for vacation itineraries. The city is known to be a cultural and historic powerhouse. It is a city that combines the intimacy and human scale of a village with the cultural draws of a historical, art- laden European metropolis.

Florence

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Florence is one of Europe’s great art cities. With frescoes by Giotto and Ghirlandaio, there are so many exquisite art and architecture within its ancient wall that it is easy to become overwhelmed. Besides, there is more to Florence than just monuments. It’s bursting with quirky shops and quality crafts.

It’s a living city with a cultural life that matches opera, classical music, and contemporary art. You can take luxury Italian tours and yacht charters to help you see Florence better.

Venice

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Venice is a tourist hub and a unique city built on a lagoon surrounded by the Adriatic Sea. There are days when the visitors are more than the locals. Despite this, Venice never loses its capacity to excite.

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When in the station, you are greeted by a glittering canal with the dome of San Simeon beyond remains heart-stopping. Also, during the peak visitor periods, you are never more than a bridge away from quiet squares, churches, and concealing Madonnas. Venice is a crowded city, but it is worth visiting.

Milan

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Milan in Italy is a fashion and design capital located in the north-western region of Lombardy near the alps. It has a cosmopolitan outlook, great food and drink outlets, and many hotel suits favoring all budgets. Nearly destroyed from massive bombing, the city is not much of a historical place.

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Still, it has modern skyscrapers with state-of-the-art interior designs. It has reconstructed the ruins and is now among the wealthiest cities in Europe.

Tuscany

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Tuscany has images of beautiful rolling hills, olive groves, and cypress trees. The many attractions of Tuscany include tasting wine in Chianti and just relaxing in hill towns.

Elba, the largest in Tuscan islands, offers great beaches while Pisa is famously known for the leaning tower

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Conclusion

It is no secret that Italy is one of the world’s most traveled countries. The city offers a magnificently rich array of sumptuous natural scenery and numerous opportunities to get into nature. Most of its towns have luxury Italian tours and yacht charters to help visitors move around cheaply and efficiently. Italy has so much to see and do that it would take forever to explore.

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