To visit all the idyllic, imaginative and incredible cities on a private tour in Italy, you will not be disappointed at all. There are few places in Italy that will not offer a visitor something of interest to see or do.
Italy is famously known for being a long peninsula that is in the shape of a knee-high boot, and due to this, it is surrounded by water on three sides and borders France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia on the forth (north) side.
Would you be very surprised to learn that Italy is the fourth most visited country in the world? Not when you realise the amount of different tourists attractions in all the cities stretching the length and breadth of Italy;
Italy has the most UNESCO sites in the world with 50, the Vatican City where people come to see the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, the Pope, and with mouthwatering cuisine and fine wines, of course, it is and idyllic and popular place to take tours.
Visit Idyllic, Imaginative, Incredible Cities on a Private Tour in Italy
Have you ever really noticed that over the centuries there have been influences from Italy gradually and subtlety integrating into other countries all over the world?
When someone thinks of fine leather items, Italian leather jackets/ boots/ bags or shoes are probably their first thoughts. When you have friends around to watch a match and have a few drinks, what food do you think of having? Pizza!
Let’s be fair, what would the world be like without; the fashion of Milan; the fast cars from Ferrari; the magical music from such opera artists as Luigi Pavarotti; the canal city of Venice to dream of a romantic breaks; weekends without pizza or wine from a country that is the world’s largest exporter and that is only naming a tiny few things that we can be thankful to Italy for.
Then you have the influence Italy has had on architecture worldwide and the famous artists that are still envied and copied today
Top 10 Things to Do in Italy
1 - Italian Lake District
Visitors to Northern Italy are able to visit the Italian Lake District, which stretches across the entire region and provides tourists with an amazing visual feast. The largest lake in the district is Garda, which gives visitors on guided tours, the chance to take in the views from the northern mountains, while Como’s forested slopes that rise directly from the edges of the waters attract their fair share of attention as well.
2 - Naples
3 - Cinque Terre
For those who do not understand Italian, Cinque Terre also means the “five lands.” The villages of Riomaggiore, Monterosso, Manarola, Vernazza and Corniglia each provide their own unique tourist experience and the most incredible views that you will ever see. Hiking aficionados will be sure to appreciate the centuries-old paths that lead to gorgeous landscapes and coastal views. There is a paved Blue Trail that connects the villages.
4 - Sicily
5 - Milan
Milan was once near destruction during World War II and is now one of Europe’s wealthiest cities. Fashionistas flock to Milan from all over the world to browse through their high-end shops and visit fashion shows while art historians come to see The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous painting. Milan is also home to the La Scala Opera House and the world’s single largest Gothic cathedral.
6 - Amalfi Coast
7 - Venice
Venice is one of Italy’s most distinctive destinations and considered to be one of the most unique destinations in the world. The city is built on top of a lagoon and surrounded by the Atlantic Sea. Venice is an archipelago of 118 interconnected islands which are linked by a series of canals and bridges of which The Grand Canal is the most famous. Venice is considered to be one of the world’s top romantic destinations.
8 - Pompeii
9 - Rome
Formerly known as the Roman Empire capital, Rome is now the nation’s capital. It is centrally located in the region of Lazio and manages to maintain both a modern and historic appearance. Rome houses a wide range of ancient structures, in addition to the Vatican City and has stood for over 2,500 years. The city serves as a powerful intersection between religion, power and culture and best seen on a guided tour.