Tourist Attractions in Italy

Italy is a country in Southern Europe and it is one of the birthplaces of European culture – it was birthplace and home of Roman Empire. It is home to the largest number of Unesco World Heritage Sites in the world. And additionally, Italy is a peninsula and it has thousands of kilometers of beaches. It is nicknamed the Bel Pease which means Beautiful Country.
This country is famous for its great history heritage and archaeological sites, beautiful beaches, wonderful old cities and magnificent cuisine. Italy also attract skiers and nature lovers at its alpine mountains and lakes. Following are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy:

NATURAL ATTRACTIONS
Volcano Etna – one of the most beautiful in Europe
Mont Blanc
Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands)
Monte San Giorgio
The Dolomites
Botanical Garden in Padua
Cave Blue Grotto
Mount Vesuvius
Marmolada Mountain Peak
Matterhorn/Cervino

HISTORY ATTRACTIONS
Historic Centres: Historic Centre of Florence, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Historic Centre of Naples, Historic Centre of Siena, Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, Historic Centre of Urbino
Archaeological Area of Agrigento
Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata
Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia
18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San
Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily)

CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS
Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie
Rock Drawings in Valcamonica
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See
Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera
Crespi d'Adda
Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta 14
Castel del Monte
Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna
The Trulli of Alberobello
Leucio Complex
Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena
Costiera Amalfitana
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto)
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
Su Nuraxi di Barumini
Villa Romana del Casale
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula
Villa Adriana and Villa d’Este (Tivoli)
Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites
Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy
Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia
Val d'Orcia
Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica
Mantua and Sabbioneta

ENTERTAINMENT ATTRACTIONS
Theme parks: Edenlandia, Fantasy World Minitalia, Gardaland, Luneur, Mirabilandia

OTHER ATTRACTIONS
City of Verona
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula
Venice and its Lagoon – historic city on the water
City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto
Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli




Copyright © places-data.com 2010-2012. All rights reserved Read our Privacy policy. All images are own work of the author of this site or listed in the public domain.