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Why should you visit Italy?

Giving you reasons Why You Should Visit Italy, we simply cannot do anything else but tell you Why We Love Italy:

Sunset Tuscany Italy
Chinque Terre Italy

It is simply impossible to name everything we love about Italy.  However, we can honestly say that it is one of our favorite travel destinations and one we will recommend without a doubt.  A travel bucket list destination, a gap year destination, a fairy tale destination, and that once-in-a-lifetime must-visit place.  Unlock your dreams of going to Italy.  Book your flight.  Arrange accommodation and make a list of things to do, or simply book a ready-made holiday.  It is all within your reach and easy to book.  Here are only a few of the reasons why you should visit Italy:

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Top 5 reasons to visit Italy

There are countless reasons to visit Italy, but here are five of the top reasons why you should consider traveling to this beautiful country:

  • Rich Cultural Heritage: Italy is home to some of the world’s most famous historical and cultural landmarks. From the Colosseum and the Pantheon in Rome, to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Florence Cathedral and the canals of Venice, there’s something for every history buff and architecture enthusiast.

  • Incredible Food and Wine: Italian cuisine is renowned around the world for its delicious, fresh ingredients and bold flavors. Whether you’re a fan of pizza, pasta, gelato, or seafood, Italy has it all. And of course, no meal is complete without a glass of wine from one of the country’s many world-famous wine regions.

  • Beautiful Scenery: From the rugged coastlines of Cinque Terre to the rolling hills of Tuscany, Italy’s natural landscapes are some of the most stunning in Europe. Whether you prefer beaches, mountains, or vineyards, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to explore the country’s natural beauty.

  • Artistic Treasures: Italy is home to some of the world’s most famous artistic masterpieces, from Michelangelo’s David to Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper. Whether you’re a fan of Renaissance art or contemporary art, you’ll find plenty of museums and galleries to explore.

  • Friendly People and Vibrant Culture: Italians are known for their warm hospitality and zest for life. Whether you’re strolling through a bustling market or sipping espresso in a cozy cafe, you’ll feel welcomed and embraced by the country’s vibrant culture and friendly people.

There's a lot to see and do:

Fabulous Views

Everywhere in Italy, you’ll find places to stop and just enjoy the fabulous views

Views of ancient cities, blue Mediterranean awesomeness, picturesque houses and buildings, amazing gardens, wonderful villas and so much more. 

Therefore for views alone, it is already a first-prize travel destination.

Some of the best views are found along the Amalfi Coast.

With beautiful places like Sorrento, Positano and Capri to visit, you will never get bored with the views.

Italy Landscape Sicily Taormina Teatro Greco Etna

Italian Streets

We just love the streets of Italy.  We’ll let a view photos do the talking…   The streets of Italy are filled with fabulous photo opportunities

Abruzzo Italy

(Even streets lined with very old buildings and filled with washing, makes for beautiful photos.)

Street in Venice

Shops & Restaurants

Italy Gelateria Things to do and recipes

The cities and villages in Italy all have fabulous restaurants and cafes.  Picture perfect streets, on lazy summer days with fabulous food, that is what some of the best holidays are made of.  

Visiting places like Naples, Rome and Venice, you simply must try home made traditional Italian pasta.  Going to Tuscany and Chianti the local wine lists will definitely impress.  We know you’ll find the fresh seafood, fabulous lemons and delicious pesto of the Cinque Terre and the Liguria region simply irresistible.

Stop and buy Limoncello in Positano or fresh tomatoes in Puglia.  Buy handmade, hand painted maiolica (Italian ceramics) in the hillside town of Deruta, in Umbria.  In Murano, Venice (one of the lagoon islands) you must stop and appreciate the artisans performing the delicate technique of shaping glass with fire using a blowtorch. Creating the much sought after Murano glass items.

Oh and don’t forget the Gelaterias (the shops selling Italian or Italian-style ice cream).  Gelato in Italy is a must.  

There are fabulous coffee shops in Italy you simply must visit.

This is only to name a few, and then we haven’t yet started mentioning fashion or delectable Tartufo in the Calabria region….and so much more…pecorino, prosciutto, focaccia, olives, olive oil….  the list goes on and on…

City market in Rome

You get to experience fabulous places like Hotel Grotta Palazzese with its unique rock cave restaurant.  

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Hotel Grotta Palazzese

“Situated in Polignano a Mare, Hotel Grotta Palazzese is set on a cliff overlooking the sea. It offers 5-star accommodation with a bar and a shared lounge. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property. There is free private parking and the property features paid airport shuttle service.

A continental breakfast is available each morning at the hotel.

The on-site restaurant is set in a sea-view cave where in summer breakfast can be enjoyed.

Bari is 35 km from Hotel Grotta Palazzese, while Alberobello is 31 km from the property. The nearest airport is Bari Karol Wojtyla Airport, 48 km from the accommodation.” –

Hotel Grotta Palazzese Accommodation and Restaurant in Italy

You might want to read more about recipes from our Italian travels…

Tried and Trusted home and Kitchen Essentials!

Italy is simply overloaded with fabulous experiences

Campo de Fiori Farmers Market in Rome
Amalfi Gifts

You can easily book the best things to do in Italy online.  Why?  Because then you skip the line.  No need to stand in line for half an hour or more just to get in.  Book online before you go, or when you get there, from the comfort of your hotel room.  

History and Architecture

The list of fabulous architecture in Italy is very long and then some more…

Visitors love the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Colosseum.  Places like the Venice canals, Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius are some of the most famous stops for tourists.  But everywhere in Italy you will find beautiful architecture.  Some of our favorite places to marvel in this spectacular splendor are the chapels in Italy:  Cappella Paolina in Rome, Brancacci Chapel in Florence, Duomo di Milano (Milan Cathedral) and the famous St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City.

The Pantheon, the Uffizi Gallery and Vasari Corridor in Florence, the Accademia Galleria (also in Florence), Castel Sant’Angelo National Museum, La Venaria Reale in Turin and the Royal Palace Of Caserta, are some of the most visited places in Italy.

Find more fabulous places to see and awesome experiences in Italy

St Peter Basilica Vatican City
Pompeii Italy

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