Italy is one of the most picturesque locations in the world, with delicious food and wine, beautiful art and exquisite fashion and hundreds of scenic and historical spots to visit. We have collected some of the most beautiful locations that are a MUST-SEE if you’re planning to visit Italy anytime soon (I know I sure am!). Of course if we fit every beautiful location, this blog would be 50 pages long!
Cinque Terre is an historic National Park which attracts millions of tourists each year, due to its colourful houses and vineyards which make up 5 beautiful villages. These villages perch on top of cliffs and a steep landscape, overlooking the Ligurian Sea.
One of the most scenic spots in all of Italy, take in beautiful sights and landmarks by public transport or boat. Next, enjoy the sights and delicious eateries, as you marvel at the colourful array of fishing villages overlooking rugged cliffs and small beaches. If you’ve ever looked up ‘Italy’ on Pinterest, an image of this location is bound to come up.
One of the most popular historical attractions, the Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre situated in the centre of Rome and is a must-see for everyone. Marvel at the beautiful architecture and learn more about the history behind the major structure and what it was used for in the past.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa
This signature crooked tower attracts thousands of visitors each day and is a MUST-SEE! Enjoy the sights from the ground or climb up the top of the tower to admire the surroundings below. Oh, and don’t forget to take that signature ‘holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa’ photo.
The Trevi Fountain
This is one of the most beautiful, picturesque locations and considered Italy’s most beautiful fountain. Admire the architecture- with its mythological figures, century old rock formations and gushing water. Afterward, don’t forget to throw a coin into the fountain if you are wanting to one day return to Rome (who wouldn’t!)
The Grand Canal in Venice
The ‘S-shaped’ main passageway in Venice which is used for transport of goods and tourists. Explore the city of Venice by travelling through on a private gondola ride and check out all the hidden passageways that have been there for centuries.
Home to the Pope and sculptures, art and architecture, this location is a MUST-SEE. Marvel at sights like Saint Peter’s Square and the Sistine Chapel- home to the famous Michelangelo ceiling.