Italy Travel Guide
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- 98%Local Culture
- 74%Art & Design Lovers
- 71%History Buffs
- 65%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 64%Family Travelers
- 61%Adventure Travelers
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- ItalyMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 9Jun 18, 2014
Italy ha many places like Duomo of Milan, St.Peter's Cathedral to see its treasures including Michelangelo's Pieta. Sightseeing's of Rome includes the Roman Forum, the Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus,King Victor Emanuel Monument and the outside view of Coliseum.
- ItalyMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 9Feb 14, 2014
Food, glorious food. And that’s not a patch on the spectacular sights and scenery of this vast varied country. Italy is a treasure trove of art and culture, jam-packed into exuberant cities’ museums and galleries, homes and hotels, streets and alleyways. Italians love to live well, evident in its rich cuisine, wine and music and art. Tuscany itself features more classified historical monuments than any world country. From the Alps to the Dolomites, mountains span the region, interjected with isolated beaches. This spring, head to Southern Italy’s secret, Matera, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. The spellbinding haphazard mesh of honey-bathed stone settlements house ‘Caveoso’ - prehistoric peasant cave houses. Flanked by age-old marvels, it’s a magical UNESCO World Heritage Site.Recommended for:
- ItalyMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 7May 03, 2014
My love affair with Italy is long and complicated, full of ups and downs, reunions and separations. The long and short of it is, it's a fascinatingly screwed up place where the sun is hot and you can eat and drink some of the best things in the world.Recommended for:
- ItalyAmbassadorMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 5Jun 22, 2014
Italy is a beautiful country with a healthy appetite from everything that is beautiful from fine art to their melodious language and rich food. The history here is amazing, especially the many Roman ruins!Recommended for:
- ItalyMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 3Aug 06, 2013
Italy is a fascinating country, in its religion, art, architecture, culture and food. My seventeen days trip to Italy is not enough for a first visit. Milan, Florence, Rome, Capri, Sorrento, Venice Verona, every city is wonderful. So I'll try for a second trip to Italy.
- ItalyAug 13, 2014
Had a marvelous time in Venice. There was a group of us that took a ride down the canals with the crooner. It was magical. My only regret is that the tour was short lived. If you are in to Italian cuisine, this is a must. The pasta was absolutely delicioso...
- ItalyMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Aug 20, 2014
When a country co-started Western civilization, you know the history has got to be good. Too many people stay on the Rome-Florence-Venice corridor, but the best of Italy is in the smaller regions -- Umbria, Puglia, Liguria. Go off-season -- May and June or Sept and Oct -- for the better harvest and wildflowers and fewer crowds.
- ItalyMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 5Dec 04, 2012
Since Italy is extremely Catholic, most of it is decorated during the holiday season and they obviously celebrate Christmas here! Rome, Florence or Tuscany (Siena) could be very nice!
- ItalyNov 21, 2012
Wine Tour Il Palagio Panzano in Chianti The fabulos wine tour at Il Palagio least one hour and half,and it includes: 1- Wine tours starting from the vineyards, showing the guests the morphologic area and the particular soil of the Conca'dOro 's area and of the vineyards of il Palagio 2- explaination of the process of production 3- visit of the cellar 4- visit of the olive trees and explaination about Il Palagio oils 5- Wine tasting of the 3 wines of Il Palagio at the table in front of the "Conca d'Oro" of panzano in chianti, with its magical view and atmosphere, light lunch and a short lessons of wine tasting. The price includes the visit, the lunch and th wine tasting(3 wines) and a gadget that would be offered by the farm. The price of the wine tour is 12 euro per person! Come and enjoy our tour!
- ItalyAug 20, 2012
Italy....definitely on my top 5 list of favorite countries! I've been all over Italy and loved every single city I've been to. My favorite was Cinque Terre and Venice. Cinque Terre is picturesque! On my first visit, I thought I walked into a magazine picture. As for Venice, I might be a tourist for saying this but riding on a gondola through the canals is an awesome feeling!
The food is amazing. I ate a ton of seafood...stuffed mussels being my favorite. The language barrier was tougher than I expected even in the tourist areas but nonetheless the people were fantastic!
- ItalyAug 15, 2012
My favorite non-tourist city was the tiny romantic city of Lucca. It has a natural charm that lets you day dream back to the times of royalty. . . the whole city is encompassed by a huge castle wall that you can actually now bicycle on! What an amazing small city with delicious restaurants, vibrant markets and pure people.
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