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Italy is a country in southern Europe, part of the European Union (EU). Its territory consists of the Italian peninsula and two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea: Sicily and Sardinia. Surrounded by Alps in the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. It has two independent states: San Marino and Vatican City, nestled within the Italian territory. Italy is part of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations and is full of treasures about the history of the foundations of Western civilization. To enjoy this country and not only the tourist places, you may think about the car hire Italy option, driving in Italy is a wonderful experience we recommend for not just exploring, but experience the country as a local.


Historically and until now Italy has been one of the countries listed as top destinations to visit, taking into account their varied cuisine, tourist sites, history and religion that holds that is around. But something that is very striking is the fact of concentrating so much variety to be found in every city in this country, the habits, customs and typical ingredients and their particular works of art and places to visit.

Below is a preview of the most popular destinations in Italy:


Rome is the capital of Italy, much of world history and religious importance is concentrated here, providing a wealth of details and places to visit and learn. Travel to this part of Italy are involved in a mystic atmosphere from its streets to its tourist sites, which demonstrate the greatness of one of the most powerful empires in history.


Milan is also known as the capital of fashion, this is one of the most important cities in economy in question, and offer varied and ineresantes sights to see. It is part of the Lombardy region and is considered as an industrial and economic boom, historic city with a rich cultural life.


This city is famous for being regarded as the cradle of the Renaissance in Florence you can find countless works of art of the best representatives of this artistic addition to beautiful scenery and places to visit.


The city of Venice is considered one of the most romantic of the world, stroll through the canals and bridges make up a nice landscape adding to their churches and buildings. In this part of Italy are perhaps the best places to eat, drink and stay, moving beyond the most popular tourist sites.


The city of Bologna although not very popular has a great importance for its tradition, customs and cuisine vaiada addition to carrying the peculiar nickname "the fat, red and learned." Capital of Emilia-Romagna (northern Italy), between the Reno River and the river Savena, near the Apennines. It is one of the best preserved historical cities.


This city has great cultural, artistic and historical form but has provided a climate of disorder, is Mount Vesuvius, the volcano that makes it a dangerously attractive place for tourists. Because of its rich historical, artistic, cultural and culinary traditions, this city was declared by UNESCO as World Heritage.


Turin is now one of the fastest cities undertaken by the change and modernization assimilated to its development in order to become a technology center optimal. Also, the automotive industry is one of the pillars of its economy. Recognized worldwide as a thoroughfare of charm to possess imposing castles, churches and palaces and monuments, museums and buildings of great artistic and architectural tourism in Italy.


Genoa this city is the most important port of Italy, is a contrasting city to present one side of the sea and all that other business of the place. Part of the Ligurian port of Genoa is the first in the country and second largest in the Mediterranean after Marseille.


Palermo is the capital of the island of Sicily, here are the remains of impressive cultures such as Arabic, Norman and Greek, becoming the cosmopolitan city of the Middle Ages. However, in its heyday of different origin were also criminal gangs called the Cosa Nostra or Mafia.


Bari is another of the port cities of Italy, stressing also to modernize its infrastructure, its extensive transportation and cultural centers. In recent centuries this city takes more clearly the characteristics of a people with strong economic activity and trade.


Siena is another of the Italian cities that are home to countless years of history, palaces, buildings and museums make it a very interesting place to visit. Its walls enclose an old well-preserved medieval city, as well as their culture and traditional buildings. Located south of the city of Tuscany offers visitors a variety of travel options.

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