Probably Europe’s most attractive country, Italy charms visitors with irresistible food, charming architecture, diverse scenery and exceptional art. In fact, it’s so filled with possibilities it can almost overwhelm.
If this is your first time visiting Italy, you could well wonder where to go? What to see? Where to stay? How to travel? Here’s everything you need to know to get the most out of your time.
The Big Three: Rome, Florence, and Venice
If you’re visiting for a short period of time only, you might consider visiting the big three. A week is enough time to enjoy the country’s major offer.
Florence and Tuscany: art and wine
Two days in Florence will give you enough time to encounter an everlasting wonder of great Western art in the Uffizi gallery and indulge in its outstanding collection of ancient paintings and sculptures. Afterward, go inside Florence’s Cathedral, the Duomo and imagine why this cathedral took two centuries to be deemed finished. Next, climb the Duomo to see all of Florence.
Check into one of the picturesque rural farmhouses in Chianti or look for homes for rent in Italy and spend time exploring the land where you can see wineries lie …