Apart of being the birth site for the roman empire, Italy is also rich in arts, architecture, culture and heritage. Additionally, Italy is blessed with many attractions including; luscious lakes, beautiful beaches, dramatic coastline and mountains that make it stand out from the rest of Europe.
There is much to see and do in Italy and here are just some of what Italy has to offer.
This is a massive amphitheater that anyone making their way to Italy definitely has to see. It is an absolutely outstanding building developed by the roman empire to hold sports activities as well as mock sea battles. You will definitely relish visiting this place and be in absolute awe with its size and history.
2. Venice canals
Millions of tourists have enjoyed taking the famous canals rides along the rivers of Venice. The canals serve as the main streets for the residents as there are very few roads. Old buildings also line the canals adding to the beauty of the city. But unfortunately the city is sinking so this should be a priority on your list while its still possible to visit this stunning city.
In 79 AD, the active volcano of mount Vesuvius erupted destroying the city of Pompeii and killing it`s population. The remains of the city together with the smoking volcano offers you an incredible experience. The city has remained preserved for all these years under a blanket of ash and so you can see a moment of Italy`s history frozen in time.
4. Leaning tower of Pisa
Planning your tour to Pisa? This is a place you would be a fool to miss. This tower is probably one of Italy`s most famous land marks and it offers amazing views to the city.
5. Lake Como
The lake offers a nice view of the local mountains and towns. View numerous villas and palaces and enjoy the calm climate of Mediterranean sea.
6. Amalfi coast
This is a heritage site for a stretch of the coast. Along the mountains are hillside towns and a domed
cathedral. You can opt to use the road or hop to tour the place with a guide.
7. Florence Duomo Santa Maria Del Fiore
The cathedral dominates the city skyline and if you have the stamina you can climb 414 steps to reach the top where you will be greeted by stunning views of the great city.
8. Cinque Terre
A beautiful coastline with stunning hills and cliffs waiting for you to explore. There are five picturesque villages each with their own character which you can hike to.
9. Vatican city
It would be a sin to visit Italy and visit the Vatican city, it boosts so much art week it will take you days to see it all.
10. The Uffizi gallery
The Uffizi gallery is on of the most popular art museums in the world. It preserves the painting works and culture as well as religious arts. You will absolutely love it.
As the list is endless, these are some of the attractions in Italy. Make your way here and savor all attractions.