Sunday, January 18, 2009

Italy -The World's Top Vacation Destination

The stylish, cultured country in Europe is none other than Italy. Italy is situated on the Mediterranean Sea, bordering France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. It has rich heritage culture, stunning landscapes, poets, painters and famous artists. Here the most awesome cities such as Vienna, Florence, Siena and Naples. You will experience the giant fields of vineyards and a friendly environment. The famous are the wines and handicrafts with the delicious cuisines served in the restaurants.

Italy combines art, history and modern fashion with dazzling natural landscapes. Let us know this ravishing city in detail.


Italy experiences hot summers and chilled winters with heavy snowfalls. The north side is the wettest in the months are October to December.


  • The famous historical sites are the Colosseum, the Forum and the Pantheon. At the Trevi Fountain, visitors guarantee their return to Rome by throwing a coin into the waters.
  • The Vatican City boasts of the magnificent St Peter's Basilica. Among the principal features of the Vatican Palace (the Pope's residence) are the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museum. Vatican City is the independent sovereign city popular for its ancient art and architectures, artists and painters.
  • If you want to see the fantastic city then go to Venice where you will find St Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace which have gained fame through Canaletto paintings. The Galleria dell'Accademia displays hundreds of Venetian paintings.
  • Also discover the breathtaking sights in Turin where you will find Egyptian Museum which is the second-largest in the world after Cairo. The city's symbol is the Mole Antonelliana, housing the Museum of Cinema. You can also view a copy of the famous Turin Shroud in the cathedral.
  • Do not miss the Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, The Last Supper at the convent of Santa Maria delle. At La Scala remains as the undisputed world capital of opera.
  • You can also have the amazing view of the paintings by Genoese artists in Genoa. This place is also the birthplace of Christopher Columbus at Galleria di Palazzo Bianco.
  • The romantic sights of Verona will take your heart away as there you will find the setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The Casa di Giulietta (Juliet's House) attracts thousands of visitors each year. The Roman Arena, built in AD290, is the site of an annual opera festival.
  • The Christian monuments decorated with startling mosaics will be found in Ravenna along with the splendid Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • In Florence you will get to see the art collections of the Uffizi Gallery and Michelangelo's famous statue of David at the Galleria dell'Accademia. Do see the see Brunelleschi's revolutionary design for the Duomo (cathedral).
  • Siena's astonishing humbug-striped cathedral (Duomo) is the admiring place to visit.
  • Naples is known as the place where pizza was invented and it also visit the impressive Museo Archeologico Nazionale which houses an excellent collection of Greco-Roman artifacts, including mosaics from Pompeii.
  • You should definitely stand in the stunning Piazza del Campo in Siena, the shell-shaped heart of this walled medieval city in southern Tuscany.
  • In order to see the see the remains of successive invading cultures and the ancient Greek temples of the Valle dei Templi at AgrigĂ©nto sail to Sicily. The catacombs at the Capuchin Monastery containing thousands of mummified bodies are also worth visiting.

Thus Italy is full of the beautiful attractions and dazzling places to visit so engross in the revitalizing atmosphere that Italy offers.

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