Italy holiday attractions 2013, our guide of what to see in Italy and where to visit in Italy. This list can be used to pick out the major attractions in Italy to get the most out of your holiday in Italy.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is perhaps the iconic image of Italy, massive, impressive and inclining. Saved from disaster by ingenious engineers it leans supreme.
Saint Mark’s Basilica dominates Saint Marks square in Venice, it is an incredible monument of Byzantine, Renaissance and Gothic architecture. Saint Mark’s square itself is a UNESCO site.
Ancient Rome includes the incredible Colosseum and the Forum which can both be viewed with the same ticket. This is one of the biggest and most important archeological sites in the world.
Old Rome, its statues and monuments can be found all over the city and include the like of the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Trivoli Fontana and the Spanish steps.
The Vatican, St Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and Saint Peters square in Rome appeal to more than just those of a religious persuasion, here you have architecture, treasure and art on a grand scale.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, built in 1296 designed by Brunelleschi, it is the iconic image of Florence.
The Uffizi gallery in Florence hosts the finest collection of art from the Renaissance period in the entire world.
Mount Etna bear Catania in Sicily is the highest active volcano in Europe, an unusual and impressive sight.
Pompeii is an incredible site which is almost overwhelming due to its sheer size; street after street has been preserved following the blast of the volcano Vesuvius in 79AD.
Lake Garda is the largest of the Italian lakes set in a region of extreme beauty the beautiful local architecture, lake and mountains are a wonderful sight.
La Scala Milan is the opera house supreme in the world. A beautiful auditorium where the worlds finest perform.
Triennale of Milan is the home of Italian design since 1923. The Italians have dominated the world stage of industrial and decorative design in recent years.
Verona arena was built in AD30 and it remains incredibly intact having been superbly maintained and restored, it is the finest example of a Roman amphitheatre remaining today.
The National Archeological Museum of Naples is one of the finest museums in Italy, here you can view many of the finest works of art from Pompeii.
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