Italy is famous for delicious food and wine and its well-known historical architecture!

It’s no wonder all the cities in Italy appeal to travellers for the many attractions. Italy is one of the most popular holiday destinations. This European place has so many popular cities and attractions across the country. Below we’ve listed the cities and their most famous attractions.

  • Rome

    The capital of Italy, Rome is known for its heritage sites and ruins across the city. Rome has the Colosseum which first opened in 80 A.D. The Colosseum once was used for gladiator games. Then you have the 18th century fountain, Trevi Fountain. Today people who visit the fountain typically throw coins in the water. It’s said about €3,000 of coins is thrown into the water every day. Inside of Rome is the Vatican City which is where the Pope resides. St. Peter’s Basilica is one of the most popular attractions in Vatican City. The Basilica has about 10 million visitors each year.

  • Venice

    Venice is recognised for its many canals and the gondolas. The city is made up of about 118 islands with all the islands connected by bridges. One of the main attractions is St. Mark’s Square which is the largest square in Venice. From here you can see and visit Saint Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace. Or visit two of the famous bridges, Bridge of Sighs and Rialto Bridge. Both bridges are some of the oldest in Venice.

  • Amalfi Coast

    A beautiful coastal region, the Amalfi Coast is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Italy. There are endless views of the beaches and turquoise water of the Tyrrhenian Sea. The Amalfi Coast is recognised for the beaches, cliffs, and the scenic houses on the cliffs. It’s a great place to just stop and relax for a few days.

  • Florence

    Florence has a lot to offer. The most famous attraction is in the city is Michelangelo’s David which is at the Accademia Gallery. To get one of the best views of Florence, head to the Florence Dome. We recommend booking a tour for this to avoid the lengthy queues. Florence is also a great city to allow you to do day trips to other parts of Italy.

  • Pompeii

    Back in 79 A.D. a nearby volcano erupted and Pompeii was destroyed. Now, there isn’t much left of the city. There are only building structures and the remains of citizens and animals etched on the walls and floors. The city was only rediscovered in the 18th century. Now Pompeii is the biggest archaeological site in the world. What’s left of the city will give you a snapshot of what life was like back in 79 A.D.

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