Italy is one of the most visited countries in the world and the truth is that it is not surprising, since it has everything that the tourist is looking for: an exquisite gastronomy, beautiful beaches, beautiful landscapes, a huge historical and artistic heritage … In fact, It is one of the most important historical enclaves in terms of the development of Western culture.
Today at Vuela Viajes we want to take a tour of this World Heritage country. To do this, we are going to talk about its most important cities . Would you like to join us? I assure you that you are going to love it!
How could it be otherwise, let’s start by talking about Rome, the capital of Italy, surrounded by the well-known seven hills and crossed by the Tiber River, has about 3 million inhabitants. Known as the Eternal City, it is one of the main tourist destinations on the planet. And we are talking about a city full of history (it has more than 3,000 years of history) and art, with hundreds of historical monuments, fountains, museums, churches, Renaissance palaces … Of course, we cannot talk about Rome without mentioning the Vatican . And it is that it is the only city in the world that houses a foreign state inside.
We cannot talk about the most important cities in Italy without mentioning Milan, one of the fashion capitals of the world, as well as being one of the most dynamic cities on the continent in terms of services and industry. It has a rich historical and artistic heritage , in addition to many shops, galleries and restaurants. Of course, many of them are establishments designed for people with a high purchasing power. You will not be able to leave Italy without having visited the Duomo, its impressive capital, and without having seen the painting of “The Last Supper”, by the famous Leonardo da Vinci. It is located in the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie.
One of our favorite cities in Italy is Florence. And it offers us impressive Renaissance architecture , as well as important works of art. Located in Tuscany, it has a beautiful environment that is worth knowing. If you have the opportunity to make a getaway to this city, we recommend that you visit its museums, walk along the Ponte Vecchio and, of course, see the famous David by Michelangelo.
Of course, we have to talk about Venice, one of the most special cities in the world. And, as you know, it is built on water. Perhaps that is why it is one of the most romantic cities in the world. You will greatly enjoy its canals, its palaces, its narrow streets and its fabulous architecture. Among other things, you should visit its famous St. Mark’s Square, the Rialto Bridge and the Accademia Gallery. In addition, we recommend a gondola trip.
Located on the coast, Naples is the most populous city in southern Italy. Here you will find culture, history and, of course, excellent gastronomy. You will surely enjoy strolling through the narrow streets of its historic center, recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO . We recommend that you visit, among other attractions, the Cathedral, which has the oldest baptistery in the entire West, the Castell dell’Ovo, the National Archaeological Museum and the underground Naples.
Finally, we want to tell you about Turin, a city full of Baroque and Art Noveau architecture , historic palaces and a magical setting. In addition, it should not be forgotten that it is located between the Po River and the hills of the Alps, which makes its location one of its main attractions. In fact, it is very close to some of the best alpine ski resorts, which is ideal during winter.