Travel Guide in Italy
In our guide to Italy, we have collected everything that we know about this country.
Even a small Italian town is full of such a number of secrets and amazing discoveries that it will be able to detain your attention for a long time.
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What to see in Italy
Select any one of the attractions of Italy is difficult. We offer 15 Must see-places that are impossible to ignore their attention:
- Coliseum ; Palatine hill ; Roman Forum (Rome)
- Vatican (Rome)
- Capitoline Museums (Rome)
- The Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps (Rome)
- Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence
- Uffizi Gallery (Florence)
- Duomo (Milan)
- The architectural complex of Campo dei Miracoli (Pisa)
- St. Mark’s Basilica (Venice)
- Accademia Gallery (Venice)
- Castle Sant’Elmo (Naples)
- The historic center of Perugia (Umbria region)
- Basilica di Sant’Antonio (Padua)
- Castelvecchio (Verona)
The author of this guide and a great connoisseur of Italy.
Inspect all at once in Italy you are not physically able to: too much of all the beautiful and wonderful to be around you.
Map of Italy and General Information
Why go to Italy? – Rest, in the fullest sense of the word!
- Here warm sea and beautiful beaches
- beautiful mountains and various leisure activities
- scenic hills and lakes
- the world’s best architecture
- many interesting museums and historical attractions, since ancient times and the Middle Ages and ending with Renaissance, Baroque and the latest time
- excellent shopping
- wonderful kitchen
What currency to pay? – Euro.
What language spoken? – In Italian.
In large cities, many speak English, but the farther from the tourist spots, the less chance to meet people who speak some other language than Italian.
Basic information about Italy:
State – Italy
Seas – Adriatic, Ionian, Tyrrhenian, Mediterranean, Ligurian
Currency – EUR
Language – Italian
Timezone – winter UTC + 1, summer UTC + 2
The time difference with Moscow – winter 2 hours 1 hour summer
Population – 60 million people
Visa – Schengen (as it will)
How many go to Italy
What to see in Rome at different periods of stay?
You have gone over the whole center and briefly examine the main Roman attractions. Add to this the time for a snack.
You will be able to more thoroughly go through the main streets of Rome. You will have to make a choice: simply walking around Rome or to spend half a day at the Capitoline Museums and the Vatican Museums.
During this period you will be able to more efficiently explore Rome, an accurate plan of action. 2 large museum in 1 day – hard, both physically and emotionally. Better in 1 day to explore the city, the 2nd and 3rd visit your chosen attractions, 4 day dedicate more detailed walks through Rome, a 5-day – go shopping.
During the week:
Using a five-day stay in Rome, a plan, add trip to some nearby old town or select the coastline. The last day in Rome Take a walk through the wonderful area of Trastevere.
In 2 weeks:
Over this period, you are good to explore Rome, its museums and attractions, will be able to travel around the region, have a rest on the sea and in the natural parks, get acquainted with the kitchen of the region Lazio.