Italy Landmarks Castel Sant'Angelo, Roma,

Castel Sant’Angelo, Roma,

Italy Points of Interest

With so many attractions in Italy, compiling a list of attractions is not easy. The Italy landmarks list is ever growing. Italy is famous for both monuments and arts. Its cities are branded ‘cities of art’. They are famous and have earned Italy a place in the list of top tourist destination in the word. Attractions include the Colosseum in Rome. This is the largest and most famous amphitheatre in Rome. The Grand Canal (the city of water), Santa Maria di Fiore and Pompeii are famous attractions too.

Where to Stay in Italy

The options are endless. Your preferred choice will vary depending on experience budget and personality. If you like you can mix and match and stay in different hotels in the country. The top recommendations include Made in Rome and Grand Hotel Palatino. You can also try the Hotel Albergo Del Senato. In Venice, you can stay in Ca Bonvicini or Hotel Moresco. Each city has its fair share of great spaces to stay.

Places to go in Italy - Lake Como,

Lake Como,

Things to Do in Italy

Your trip to Italy would be incomplete without exploring the ancient Greek ruins, climbing Mt. Vesuvius. If you are a foodie, you should eat the street food in Milan and explore wineries in Tuscany. If you love history, visiting Herculaneum and Pompeii will be fulfilling and enjoyable.

Things to do in Italy - visit Vatican City

The Vatican City

Where is Italy

Italy is found in Europe and is located in coordinates 41.87190 N and 12.56740 E. It covers a total of 301,340 km2. It is the 72nd biggest country. Italy has a population of 59,290,969. The official currency in Italy is Euro.

Best Time to Visit Italy

The best time to visit Italy is in fall (September to October) and in spring (April to June).  The weather in these months is pleasant and tourist crowds aren’t at their peak.

August is the driest month and December is the wettest. In Italy, the temperatures range between 8C and 32C. July is the hottest month and January is the coolest.

Italy Landmarks Colosseum, Roma,

Italy Landmarks Colosseum, Roma,

Getting There

The fastest and easiest way to get into Italy is by plane. Planes land in Rome, Venice or Milan. In Rome, flights touch down at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino International Airport.  Milan, they land at Malpensa International Airport, while in Venice, you’ll land at Venice airport.

Also, the train is an option to enter Italy from countries in Europe. But, this travel takes longer.