We all know what we're talking about: one of the most beautiful country in the whole wide world, full of history and culture of which his 60,5 million inhabitants are proud of.
Billions of people from all over the world come here to visit this wonderful country and for sure they'll come a second time.
But, what makes Italy a so beautiful place?
Let's start!

LANDSCAPES

Even though Italy is not so big, it offers a wide range of landscapes, from mountains to sea.
Here's a few of the most beautiful sites.

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These are the wonderful Dolomiti, a mounatin range situated in Trentino, the northen part of Italy, close to Austria.
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Toscana. This is a landscape that you'll certainly see if you go for a roadtrip in Tuscany: green grasses, big houses and lots of vineyards.
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This is Manarola, one of the five villages that compose the Cinque Terre, a wonderful UNESCO site situated on the costline of Liguria.
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We all know about Positano, the famous village on the Costiera Amalfitana, near Napoli.

HISTORY

Wherever you go, in Italy you will always find a church, a monument or some ruins to visit.
By the way, some monuments are true icons and symbols of italian heritage.

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His majesty, il Colosseo in Roma.
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The impressive Duomo of Milano.
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Basilica di San Pietro in Roma
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The amazing Torre di Pisa

FOOD

Probably the best part of being italian.
Italian food is famous all over the world and it's by far the best. We all know pasta and pizza, but Italy has more to offer.

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Cannoli siciliani typical italian pastries from Sicily. They consist in fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet, creamy filling usually containing ricotta.
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This is a supplì, typical of Roman cuisine, consisting in a ball of rice with tomato sauce, filled with mozzarella.
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Have you ever tasted Montanara? It's a fried pizza, served with tomato sauce and parmesan. In Napoli you can find it everywhere.
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Wanna talk about this frittata di pasta? It's pasta cooked with egg and parmesan and tastes delicious!

ART

Most of the Renaissance artists were italian and their monuments and painting are famous all over the world.

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L'ultima cena by Leonardo da Vinci, in Milano
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La cappella sistina by Michelangelo, in Roma
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Il David by Michelangelo, Firenze
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La nascita di Venere by Botticelli, in Firenze

CITIES

If you come to Italy, here's a list of cities you MUST visit.

  • Venezia
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Piazza San Marco
  • Verona
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  • Milano
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Castello Sforzesco
  • Roma
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View on Piazza del Popolo from Pincio
  • Napoli
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  • Firenze
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From Boboli Gardens

I hope that one day you'll get to discover this wonderful country!
Virginia