TRAVELING TO ITALY
ITALY, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY IN THE WORLD
History, art, incredible landscapes, and delicious food make Italy one of the most loved destinations for tourists. "The most beautiful country in the world", as it is often called, offers visitors countless things to do and see.
WHAT TO SEE IN ITALY
The city of the Dolce Vita has an unmistakable charm. Among ancient monuments, palaces, churches, works of art, and piazzas, there is an endless list of things to see in the Eternal City. While the most famous tourist attraction is undoubtedly the Colosseum, there are also the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Piazza di Spagna, Piazza del Popolo, and the Trastevere, to name but a few. A trip to Rome makes for an unforgettable vacation.
Blessed with timeless elegance, the lagoon city does not need an introduction, given that it is one of the most popular destinations in the world. A favorite location for a romantic vacation, Venice is a city to be discovered block by block, strolling along its streets and admiring the reflection of its sumptuous buildings on the water. Among the things not to be missed: St. Mark's Square and St. Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace, the Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge and may more
The perfect example of a city of art, Florence was the cradle of the Renaissance. The Piazza del Duomo is an open-air museum that contains masterpieces such as the Florence Cathedral, Brunelleschi's Dome, Giotto's Bell Tower, and The Baptistery of St. John. The Tuscan city also features one of the most famous bridges in the world, the Ponte Vecchio, and one of the most visited museums, the Uffizi Gallery, which contains works by Leonardo, Caravaggio, Giotto, Raffaello, Tiziano, Botticelli, Cimabue, Mantegna, and Parmigianino, among others.
Above all, the Parthenopean city is famous for its culinary specialty, exported throughout the world: pizza. Here you can taste the original dish and reward your palate with other exceptional recipes from the traditional local cuisine, though Napoli offers much else besides. It is a city to be experienced and taken in as you stroll along the streets of the old town, admiring true works of art such as the Veiled Christ, the Cloister of Santa Chiara, and the San Domenico Maggiore. With a short excursion, you can also visit the nearby majestic Amalfi Coast and the ruins of Pompe
The capital of fashion is a modern city, dynamic, full of events, and art and design exhibitions. With a trip to Milan, you can visit the splendid Milan Cathedral, the Sforzesco Castle, the Teatro alla Scala, and the Brera artistic quarter, book a visit to view The Last Supper, go shopping on Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga and enjoy an evening aperitif at the Navigli. For fans of fashion and design, or simply a great nightlife, Milan is the perfect destination.
WHEN TO GO TO ITALY
Fall and spring are perhaps the best times to book a flight to Italy for, as the weather is not too hot – especially in the center and the south – and not too cold in the north. For lovers of fashion, Milan Fashion Week takes place in September/October and February/March, while Milan Furniture Fair, which features the best of global design, is held in April.
So what are you waiting for? Pick out the city you want to visit and book an Alitalia flight to Italy!