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Florence

Italy is a country in which there is everything, and this is not an exaggeration. On Italian soil, priceless architectural and artistic masterpieces are collected; a great state was born here - Imperium Romanum. Italy today remains the cradle of culture, a museum country. Each region is proud of its original traditions, glorious history, unique nature.

San remo

Ligurian coast

Lucca

Perugia

Ischia

Amalfi Coast

Rome

Venice

Bologna

Sicily

Bolzano

Lido di Jesolo

Lake Garda

Monte Baldo Mountain near Lake Garda

Milan

Volterra

5 lakes of the Dolomites

Florence

Walk to the Boé Peak in the Dolomites

Mountains Tre Cime di Lavaredo

San remo

Ligurian coast

Lucca

Perugia

Ischia

Amalfi Coast

Rome

Venice

Bologna

Sicily

Bolzano

Lido di Jesolo

Lake Garda

Monte Baldo Mountain near Lake Garda

Milan

Volterra

5 lakes of the Dolomites

Florence

Walk to the Boé Peak in the Dolomites

Mountains Tre Cime di Lavaredo

Sienna

Naples

Verona

Genoa

Lido di Ostia

Dolceaqua

Sorrento

Sant'Agata de Gothi

Pisa

Fiesole

Capri Island

Caserta

Rome

Roman Colosseum (Colosseo)

Rome (Roma) is a magnificent, powerful, romantic capital. The eternal city, a witness to many grand events, solemnly reclines on seven hills separated by the Tiber, and preserves the treasures of departed civilizations. Modern Rome attracts not only with ancient ruins and ancient monuments. Each historical era left a mark in its appearance. The Colosseum and Capitol Hill, ancient Christian temples and St. Peter's Basilica, the legendary Vatican Museums, magnificent palaces, fountains - there are no Roman sights. The Italian capital is irresistible at night in the rays of many spotlights illuminating the monuments. The vibrant heart of the big city beats around the clock.

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Venice

Grand Canal (Canal Grande), photo Christophe Faugere

Venice (Venezia) is a world-famous, unique city of canal streets and leisurely gondolas, graceful bridges and stately palaces erected on stilts made of larch. It stands on the northern Adriatic coast, on the numerous islands of the Venetian lagoon. The entire historical core of Venice is on the UNESCO list. St. Mark's Square, the impressive Gothic Doge's Palace, the picturesque Bridge of Sighs and the Grand Canal with grand renaissance building facades are world-famous architectural masterpieces. The heart and symbol of Venice is the grand cathedral of St. Mark. The most striking events in the life of the city are the Historical Regatta on the Grand Canal and the Venice Carnival.

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Florence

Arno River and bridges across it

Florence (Firenze) - Tuscan pearl, the birthplace of the brilliant creators of the Renaissance. The center of world culture, the citadel of opera, the capital of fashion. To carefully examine all the museums, galleries, monuments of Florence, you probably need a lifetime. The beauty of Signoria Square is famous all over the world. The banks of the Arno River, on which stands the "city of flowers", connects the picturesque medieval bridge Ponte Vecchio. Above the Florentine historical center rises the quattrocento masterpiece - the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

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Pisa

We and the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre pendente di Pisa)

Pisa (Pisa) - the famous "city of the leaning tower." The bell tower on Miracle Square is a famous, but not the only, Leaning attraction in Pisa. The entire ensemble of Miracoli Square has been added to the UNESCO registry. The Museum of San Matteo displays priceless Tuscan sculptures of the 12th-14th centuries. The Borgo Stretto quarter attracts a variety of restaurants. The City Botanical Garden is considered one of the oldest in the world. A university has been opened in small Pisa, where 60 thousand students study - youth parties are often held on ancient streets.

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Milan

Milan (Milano)

Milan (Milano) is the capital of Lombardy, the center of economics and science, fine cuisine and high fashion. A noisy, densely populated metropolis, “shopping paradise”: a quarter of designer shops awaits shopaholics - Quadrilatero della Moda. Milan is famous for its unique architectural monuments. Snow-white Duomo di Milano - an expressive example of "flaming Gothic"; Passage Gallery Vittorio Emmanuel II - a masterpiece of neoclassicism. In Milan there is a citadel of world opera art - La Scala Theater.

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Verona

Facade of Port Borsari

Verona (Verona) - the city of lovers, sung by Shakespeare. The center of the Veneto region was built on the banks of the Adige River, during the time of the Great Empire, it stood at the intersection of four important roads. Modern Verona is an economic center, the center of architectural masterpieces. Ancient Roman monuments have been preserved here: Arena di Verona, Porta Borsari gate. Near antique rarities are the medieval Castelvecchio castle, Gothic temples, Renaissance mansions, the legendary houses of Shakespearean heroes - Casa di Giulietta and Casa di Romeo.

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Naples

Naples

Naples (Napoli) - the capital of the southern region of Campania, the third most populous metropolis of Italy. A large seaport, forever flooded with sun, stands on the shores of the Gulf of di Napoli at the foot of the slumbering Vesuvius. Its original beauty was formed under the influence of various civilizations and cultures: ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine. The most significant Neapolitan objects: the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, the Royal Palace, the catacombs of San Gaudioso, the monastery church of San Lorenzo Maggiore, under which the Roman market is hidden.

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Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is a tourist paradise off the Gulf of Salerno on the Sorrento Peninsula. Along the line of mountain cliffs are multi-colored houses, the stairs to the terraces of Amalfi and the fishing village of Positano. In small Amalfi cities, medieval buildings have been preserved. The coast is famous for resort villages, beaches, stalactite caves, lemon groves.

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Genoa

Streets of Genoa, photo enricorig

Genoa (Genova) - a medieval sea power, the "queen of the seas". The capital of the northern region of Liguria, the center of the resort coast is the Ligurian Riviera. The historical color here is adjacent to the decadence and energy of a modern large port. The symbol of Genoa is the medieval lighthouse of La Lanterna. The pride of the Genoese is the house where Columbus was born. Famous architectural monuments: the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, the ensemble of Piazza Ferrari, the building of the Bank of San Giorgio.

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Capri

Capri, photo by Ruud-Onos

The island of Capri (Capri) - a picturesque corner in the southern part of Golfo di Napoli, a seaside resort, known since ancient Roman times. The rocky island is covered with lush flowering vegetation, but there is almost no rain. On Capri preserved ancient villas, imperial baths. In Mount Tuoro, the ritual cave of Rei-Cybele is hidden. Natural wonders of the island: Blue Grotto - a coastal cave, flooded with blue glow; the cliffs of Faraglioni are three giant reefs rising from the Tyrrhenian Sea.

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Bologna
Bolzano
Venice
Verona
Genoa
Monte Baldo Mountain near Lake Garda
Mountains Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites
Dolceaqua
Caserta - Versailles of the Neapolitan Kings
Ligurian coast
Lido di Jesolo
Lido di Ostia
Route 5 Lakes of the Dolomites
Milan
Naples
Lake Garda
Capri Island
Perugia
Pisa
Walk to the Boé Peak in the Dolomites
Amalfi Coast Travel
Rome
San remo
Sant'Agata de Gothi
Sienna
Sorrento
Florence
Fiesole
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