10 Best places to visit in Italy

10 Best places to visit in Italy

Why and when to visit Italy and Rome

Italy, also known as the Bel Paese, is renowned for its rich history, culture, traditions and delicious cuisine. In 2019, it was one of the five most visited countries in the world, with over 63 million foreign tourists. From Rome, Venice to Palermo, Milan to Florence, Italy offers a plethora of cultural attractions, such as museums, historic buildings, castles and ancient residences.

Not to mention the delicious Italian cuisine, which varies from region to region. If you’re planning a trip to Italy, this article will help you decide the best places to visit. Furthermore, we can organize your tour in Italy with our professional and experienced drivers. You can also organize a tour of beautiful Italy at the end of a cruise, disembarking in the Port of Rome: Civitavecchia.

So, without further ado, here are the 10 best places to visit in Italy.

1- City of Rome! 

The capital, with over 2000 years of history. Also called The Eternal City.
It is also easily accessible by tourists who are on a cruise from the port of Civitavecchia. Definitely not to be missed if you come to Italy.
Here you can visit many enchanting places but the most important are:

• Vatican CITY
•S. St. Peter’s Square
St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest in the world
• The Sistine Chapel and Michelangelo’s work: The Last Judgement
• Not to mention the Vatican museums
The Colosseum
• Roman forum
• Pantheon
•Trevi Fountain
•Piazza Navona

2- Naples and the Amalfi Coast

Naples is also rich in history, and with its narrow streets of the historic center with churches and the underground city not to mention the Pizza. To be seen:

• Cathedral
• Piazza Plebiscito
• The underground city
Archaeological Museum and Museum of Capdimonte and its enchanting panorama with Vesuvius.
• And Pompeii, the largest archaeological site in southern Italy just 30 minutes by car, located at the foot of the Vesuvius volcano.
Amalfi Coast, with Sorrento and the enchanting Positano.
•Amalfi and Ravello
The island of Capri

3- Florence and the Tuscan countryside

Florence is perhaps the richest city in Italy in art, with its fantastic historic buildings and unique museums in the world. And also the famous Tuscan countryside with vineyards and medieval villages.
To visit:

• The dome
The Uffizi Gallery
• Piazza della Signoria, fantastic
• Brunelleschi’s dome: with 400 steps you reach the top from where you can admire a panoramic view.
• Local markets in the historical centre
• The famous wine roads of the Tuscan countryside, known all over the world, such as Chianti, Brunello and also the famous wine cellars of good Italian wine, in Pienza and Montepulciano.

4- Pisa and its Leaning Tower

About an hour’s drive from Florence and 30 minutes from the Livorno cruise port.
To be seen:
Piazza dei Miracoli, the tourist center of this city: with all the most important and famous monuments.
The Pisa’s tower,
• Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
• The Baptistery of San Giovanni in Pisa

5- Venice

It is certainly one of the most beautiful and particular cities in the world, with its canals and famous gondolas for a ride. It is recommended to stay at least one night.
To be seen:
San Marco square, historic and tourist centre
• The Basilica of San Marco
• Ducal Palace
• Bridge of Sighs
• The islands of Murano and Burano, for their glass masterpieces

6- The towns of the 5 Terre

A beautiful landscape overlooking the sea with beautiful and characteristic villages. Which ones are they:
Monterosso al mare the southernmost
Vernazza and the typical colored houses
• Corniglia
• The oldest Manorala.
Riomaggiore the northernmost of the Cinque Terre.

7- Milan and shopping

It is the city of fashion and shopping. Wealthy tourists from all over the world come to visit the great Italian designers, but there are other wonderful things to do and visi:

The Cathedral of Milan with the Duomo
• The Sforza Castle
• Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with its beautiful fashion shops
Pinacoteca di Brera with paintings by Caravaggio, Raffaello, Bellini.

8- Verona

Verona is the famous city of Romeo and Juliet. But a must-see is its historic center and its ornamental squares:

• Juliet’s house and the famous balcony to take a photo
• the Arena of Verona
• Piazza delle Erbe and the market
• The basilica of San Zeno Maggiore


Turin is the city of cinema for its historical museum among the most beautiful in the world, inside the most important monument, the Mole Antonelliana. To be seen:

• Mole Antonelliana
Egyptian Museum which is the oldest in the world and second after the one in Cairo.
• The automobile museum

• The Holy Shroud in the Guarini Chapel.
Palazzo Reale, former residence of the Dukes of Savoy

10 – Lake Como

Not far north of Milan and towards the Swiss border. Famous for its fantastic villas and typical Italian villages.To be seen:

Bellagio and Villa Melzi
•Villa of Balbianello
• Tremezzo and Villa Carlotta and the botanical garden
• Varenne and the Villa Monastero
• Vezio Castle on the lake
• The city of Como

With the 10 best places to visit in Italy.

There are many other beautiful places to visit in Italy, but these are perhaps the most important. And we and our team are always at your disposal to organize and suggest the best route.

Then book one of our private services with driver:  and also from Rome or Civitavecchia Cruise you can see Shopping in Rome Outlet Castel Romano

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