Italy has a great deal to offer to visitors. Not only is Italian culture, wine and cuisine widely noted around the world for its influence and for its quality, but Italy also offers visitors astonishing scenery and an incredible diversity. One may explore everything from the country’s bustling cities to its charming, quaint villages.
A tour of natural wonders one day may be followed by a visit to the wondrous urban architecture of Venice the next. Venice is truly one of the world’s most beautiful and most unique cities. It genuinely has a character all its own, with gondolas, bridges and water taxis on the Grand Canal, and astonishing historical architecture. The famous St. Mark’s Square is another of Venice’s highlights.
Not too far away is the beautiful and charming city of Verona, where travellers can encounter one of the best Roman amphitheatres anywhere in addition to the charm of the Piazza Bra, where the city’s denizens gather to enjoy drinking coffee and gazing at the world as it goes by. Verona is also notable for being the inspiration for Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet.’ . After visiting Verona and taking in the distinctive Italian way of life, one can witness some of the continent’s most sublime scenery in the Dolomites.
Of course, the country’s capital Rome, along with the sovereign enclave of Vatican City, offers a plethora of historical sights for travellers to enjoy. Further, the city embodies Italian charm, featuring many piazzas and fountains and reflecting the Italian way of life. Rome was for a very long time the political and cultural centre of the Western world, and travellers will quickly come to understand why.
The Renaissance city of Florence is another important city in Italy, and also offers an abundance of pleasures for visitors. Travellers to Florence, especially those interested in architecture, will find a remarkable city waiting to be discovered, a city with one of the world’s most beautiful and historically important skylines.
Newmarket Holidays offers a variety of escorted holidays to Italy, covering many of its highlights in various regions of the country. An escorted holiday will help one get the most out of a visit to Italy. Italy can offer visitors everything from peaceful yet vibrant villages to a distinctive taste of ‘la dolce vita’, in addition to gorgeous scenery.