There’s so much to say about Italy that words won’t be enough to describe the awesomeness of this country. History envelopes it as it was the cradle of the Roman Empire, architecture and art in general combines the classic and more modern styles, and let’s not get started with Italian cuisine, the most delicious food we can find around the world has its bases here. But there are many things to do if you’re planning a trip to the boot-shaped country. “Where to start?”, “Will I have enough time?” And such questions will come to your mind, but don’t worry. Follow the read to find out the things you must do in Italy before you die.
First, you might want to visit one of the few landlocked sovereign states of the world and take a pilgrimage to the Vatican City, one of the most important religious places in the world. It can only be accessed by if you’re in Rome, so this city can be the start spot to an amazing trip around this beautiful country.
If you’re still in Rome, you have to take a walk through the city and find yourself with one of the most famous landmarks of Europe and the world, the Coliseum. This amazing ancient theater is the synonym of greatness, spectacles and history as it was the convergence spot of the Roman society to watch violent shows in order to feel entertained, after that, you can visit the Roman Forum, an incredible complex that once was the headquarters of the glorious Empire that once stood there.
Now that you’ve already thrown a coin on the Trevi Fountain, you can take a quick trip to Naples. This city that once was the home of Diego Maradona’s magic football is also the home of the best pizzas in the world. There’s no pizza that can compare to the one cooked there, the city were this recipe was born to be loved by the rest of the world.
Even a non-religious person will be happy to visit the outstanding churches that have their foundations in Italy in a sort of architecture admiring pilgrimage, one of them, the St. Mark’s Basilica, the resting site of the evangelist located in Venice, a city where you can take an unforgettable ride through its canals while sitting on a gondola. Another outstanding church is the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, a building with an outstanding dome that leaves any architecture lover speechless. The Milan Cathedral, the biggest one in the country, is a must see; its construction lasted for six centuries, but once you enter, you’ll see all that time was worth it.
You have to take a quick trip to Pisa and see another of the most famous landmarks in the world. The leaning tower will leave you astonished and will make you eager to take a photo and appear as if you were holding it.
There are many more things to do, so go on your trip soon!