Tourist spots in Italy

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Rome: historic city
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"Rome is the capital of Italy and it is also known as the Eternal city (28 centuries of history!). Its historic centre is the best place to see its most important tourist sites: Colosseum, Roman forum, Campo dei fiori, Piazza Navona, Trevi fountain, Pantheon, Spanish Steps and many more."
Rome: Colosseum
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"Rome was the capital of Roman Kingdom and the Colosseum is the most famous iconic symbol of imperial city. It is an oval amphitheatre that could hold between 50000 and 80000 spectators and it was used for gladiatorial contest and other public spectacles. It is still the symbol of Rome"
Venice and its lagoon
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"Born in the 5th century and spread over 118 small islands, Venice became a major maritime power in the 10th century. The entire city is an extraordinary architectural masterpiece in which even the smallest building contains works by some of the world's greatest artists such as Giorgione, Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese and others."
Milan Duomo
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"Milan Duomo is the cathedral church of Milan. The cathedral took nearly six centuries to complete. It is the biggest church in Italy (the larger St. Peter's Basilica is in the State of Vatican City) and the third largest in the world."
The stones of Matera
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"Matera is a town that lies in a small canyo and it's worldwide famous for the Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches, that comprises a complex of houses, churches, monasteries and hermitages built in that natural cave. Matera is the most outstanding, intact example of a troglodyte settlement in the Mediterranean region. Moreover, Matera is the European Capital of Culture for 2019. An other reason to visit it:)"
Naples: old town
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"Naples is well known for the Mount Vesuvius, the Gulf and for Pizza. The old town, a Unesco World Heritage, is the largest in Europe and hosts medieval castles, classical ruins, royal palaces, Christain churches and many more historically and culturally sites. The city is a unique experience into the Italian but especially the Southern Italian daily life."
Florence: old town
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"Florence represents one of the most charming and important art cities in Italy. Its historical town center collects monuments, religious buildings, architectural works and gardens that are unique in the all world, designed by Giotto, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo and many others. It also host one of the most famous museum of the word: Uffizi galley."
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"Pompeii was an ancient Roman city near modern Naples. It was buried under 4 to 6 m of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. The site has been largely preserved because of lack of air and moisture, so that the artefacts preserved provide an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of the city."
Castel del Monte: the castle
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"A unique piece in the world of medieval military architecture, Castel del Monte is a successful blend of elements from classical antiquity, the Islamic Orient and north European Cistercian Gothic. Its perfect octagonal shape, as well as the mathematical and astronomical precision of its layout all reflect the broad education and cultural vision of its founder, Emperor Frederick II."
Pisa: the leaning tower
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"The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most famous architectural structures from medieval Europe. It is located in the Italian town of Pisa. Even though it was designed to be perfectly vertical, it started to lean during construction."
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"The site of the Dolomites comprises a mountain range in the northern Italian Alps, numbering 18 peaks which rise to above 3,000 metres and cover 141,903 ha. You can find some of the most beautiful mountain landscapes anywhere, with vertical walls, sheer cliffs and a high density of narrow, deep and long valleys."
Royal palace of Caserta
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"The monumental complex at Caserta, created in the mid-18th century in the north of Naples, is exceptional for the way in which it brings together a magnificent palace with its park and gardens. Created by the genius of the architect Luigi Vanvitelli, it is expression of Enlightenment in architecture."
The Trulli of Alberobello
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"The trulli, limestone dwellings found in the southern region of Apulia, are remarkable examples of drywall construction, a prehistoric building technique still in use in this region. Alberobello is the town which host the highest concentration and well preserved examples of this architectural form, creating a charming and unique spot to visit."
The Cinque Terre
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"The Cinque Terre is an harsh portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It comprises five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. The coastline, the five villages, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. "
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"Sardinia is an island that strikes its visitors with natural contrasts, the lights and colors of a region that boasts old traditions and a wild and pure nature. The sea reigns over this region with its colors that migrate into the coves, along the coasts, towards the beaches and the most popular resorts. An example is the Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast) with Porto Cervo."
Amalfi coast
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"Deemed an outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape by Unesco, the Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's most memorable destinations. Here, mountains plunge into the sea in a nail-biting vertical scene of precipitous crags, cliff-clinging abodes and verdant woodland."
Verona: the city
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"Verona is surely one of northern Italy's most attractive cities. Best known for its Shakespeare associations, Verona attracts a multinational gaggle of tourists to its cozy piazzas and knot of lanes, most in search of Romeo, Juliet and all that. But beyond this, Verona is a bustling centre, full of beautiful churches, a couple of architecturally fascinating bridges and some impressive art. "
Mount Etna
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"Mount Etna is the highest volcano in Europe, and one of most active of the world. Its spectacular eruptions and its fiery lava flows, has always aroused the interest of scientists along with the curiosity of visitors from all over the world. The crater area at 2920 m is accessible."
Vatican city
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"The Vatican city is the smallest state on the world located into the city of Rome. It is the papal residence, historically built over Saint Peter tomb. Inside the Vatican city we can find the the world's largest basilica of Christianity, St Peter's Basilica, find the Vatican Museums with the restored Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, and Vatican Gardens."
Sistine Chapel
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"The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican Ciy. The chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV. Since that time, the chapel has used as a place of both religious and functionary papal activities. Today it is the site of the Papal conclave, but actually it is world famous for the frescos that decorate the interior, and most particularly the Sistine Chapel ceiling and The Last Judgment by Michelangelo."

The lesson

Italy, we know, is probably the most famous tourist spot in the world. Full of art>, nature, food and history, we let you start your trip in Italy discovering 20 beautiful hotspots.

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