Europe is undoubtedly the continent of life and enjoyment! With endless ways to party, a never-ending list of picturesque destinations, diverse cuisines and lifestyles, Europe is one place that will teach you to live life, king size! You will get to see cities that are extremely beautiful and full of many activities and adventures, It offers so many things that other continents can’t!
If you are travelling to or through Europe and are planning to make a stop in Italy, we are here to help.
Adding another flavour to the diversity of Europe in the Mediterranean style is Italy, our most favourite country in the world and one we would recommend everyone visit at least once if they get the opportunity. The seat of the powerful and famous Roman Empire which can be considered accountable for many inventions and alterations that is still evident today, Italy is a history scholar’s paradise. Not only this, the Italian cuisine has admirers all over the globe, us included. Who wouldn’t want to have their favourite pasta or pizza in the nation that is credited with the origin of these world-renowned dishes?
Italy has so much to offer its visitors and having visited the country many times, we have put together a list of a few destinations that are a must visit on any Italian holiday to make the most out of your trip.
Including Rome on the list is a no-brainer. The Italian capital is a beautiful portrait of history which can be seen and experienced at each turn. The radiant buildings that sing songs of Italian valour are a treat to behold. The majestic Christian churches along with the remains of the Renaissance palaces and Baroque structures are reasons enough to visit the city.
Being the centre of the Roman empire for over 2500 years, the city has many places to see and visit. To name a few, Castel Sant’Angelo, St. Peter’s Square in Vatican, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (St. Mary Major), San Giovanni, Palatine Hill, one of the Seven Hills of Rome, The Roman Forum, Baroque Trevi Fountain, The Pantheon, Basilica of St. Peter and last but not the least, The Colosseum.
The historical bridge between the East and the West, Venice never fails to enchant travellers from all over the world. The city is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and romantic locations in the world, especially for us as it is the city we got engaged in. It has breathtakingly exquisite buildings and is built in such a way that it looks likes it’s floating on water. Located in Northeastern Italy, Venice is an archipelago of 118 islands surrounded by the Adriatic Sea. All these islands are connected to each other with beautiful canals and bridges, the chief amongst them being the Grand Canal.
Some of the most iconic sights to see are Saint Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doge’s Palace, The Gritti Palace and the Rialto Bridge. Take a trip around the city on a gondola and enjoy the sublime beauty of the city. All these sites are a major reason why the city is a prime tourist destination and a major spot for hen weekends
If there is any city that has recovered and re-emerged from the ashes of World War Ⅱ, it is Milan. Although nearly destroyed in the war, the city is now one of the wealthiest cities of the world and a major fashion capital. So if fashion is your passion why not book your trip to coincide with the Milan Fashion Week? Milan is the home of many artistic treasures like the painting of Leonardo Da Vinci, ‘The Last Supper’, just remember to book tickets in advance. Along with it the La Scala Opera House, the Castello Sforzesco, the Milan Cathedral and the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele Ⅱ they are also many other places of interest in the city.
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