Italy has it all: rich history, spectacular cultural heritage, great food, wonderful site seeing experiences, numerous world known landmarks, friendly people, affordable accommodation and easy transport from place to place.
Milan is famous for its financial power and as a fashion capital of the world. It is not considered as beautiful as other Italian city, but it is a perfect mix of ancient and ultramodern. Being almost completely destroyed in WWII, Milan was rebuilt into a modern, cosmopolitan city with many historic attractions preserved
Venice is a capital of Veneto region in Italy and it is located in a lagoon in the north Adriatic Sea. It was also the capital of Republic of Venice, sovereign state that was ruling the region from 7th until 18th century and stretched all the way to island of Cyprus in south east Mediterranean. It was a trade and commerce superpower that was focused also on finer things is life, thus becoming art and culture center of the world, keeping this legacy alive until present days.
Best 5 star hotels in Rome. Rome is one of the top travel destinations in the world and it is considered a must for any avid traveler. This is not a surprise, as this magnificent city is packed with attractions, museums, historic landmarks, classy restaurants and beautiful architecture. And not to forget some serious high end shopping for some world famous brands!
Rome is one of the world capitals of art and culture and with over 60 museums available, it is certainly great destination for visitors enjoying finer things in life. It would be difficult to select top 5 museums to see while in Rome, but here are our favorites.
Florence, capital of Tuscany region in Italy, is rightfully referred as a ‘cradle of the Renaissance’: many of Renaissance artists were born there. To name just a few: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and list goes on, with dozens of world famous artists, painters, sculptors born in Florence or in region of Tuscany.
Rome is an ancient city, founded about 3,000 years ago and never stopped being exciting and relevant ever since. Hence the nickname – The Eternal City. Today, it is a modern, cosmopolitan metropolis with perfect mixture of historical sites, art museums and modern culture, entertainment, fashion and night life.
Several of world’s most famous landmarks, such as Colosseum, Vatican with Sistine Chapel, are located in Rome, and they bring millions of tourists every year.
And, of course, world known Italian cuisine, together with genuine Italian espresso and gelato are major part of your visit to this magnificent city!
The Christmas season in Rome begins early in December with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Since the majority of Italians are Catholic, the feasts and rituals of that faith dominate the celebrations. Christmas ends with the Feast of the Epiphany on January 6th. It is said that this latter feast is as special for children as Christmas Day!