If you are looking for a romantic getaway or wanting to experience culture and cuisine at a heightened and extraordinary level, take the next flight to Italy. Considered as the birthplace of Western culture, you only have to turn a corner to see a great monument or an extraordinary sight.
Italy is known for its estimated thousands of monuments and museums because the Italian Renaissance produced artists who took painting to the next level, including Da Vinci and Michelangelo. Italy is also considered to be the birthplace of opera.
No matter where you go in the country, you’ll be entranced. Start your tour of Italy in its capital, Rome. but don’t stop there. Other top destinations include Cinque Terre with its on the rocky coastline, the world’s fashion capital Milan, Florence, known for its architecture and art, and lesser-known (but extremely historical and interesting) Ravenna.
Further north, you’ll find Venice, famous for its canals, exquisite handmade lace and Venetian glass, as well as the Italian Alps. They boast some of the most beautiful mountains in Europe.
There is so much to do in Italy, from simply roaming the streets and squares, to Renaissance art and attending an opera. Hike the Dolomites; visit Pompeii to explore history, or simple cycle around a city. The experience in Italy is simply exhilarating.