Destinations

The best destinations in Italy

Il Balcone di Giulietta

VERONA, THE CITY OF ROMEO AND JULIET

Famous for Shakespeare’s tragedy, this Scaligero city is renowned throughout the world for its monuments. Not far from the city, Lake Garda, the Lessinia mountains and Monte Baldo are just some of the attractions offered by the area.

Parco della Reggia di Caserta (foto della Regione Campania)

CASERTA AND ITS PALACE

Famous for the royal palace built by Vanvitelli, the town also comprises two other unique beauties: the San Leucio District and Old Caserta. The province of Caserta has some very important fascinating historic towns, like Capua, Piedimonte Matese, Santa Maria Capua Vetere and Sessa Aurunca.

Piazza della Libertà  (www.maceratagallery.it)

MACERATA, THE FAITHFUL ALLY OF ROME AND THE POPES

The Marches town was for long the ally of the Pontifical State and the capital. Towns and villages with a rich history alternate with summer seaside resorts and spas throughout the Macerata territory.

Il Castello (foto della Regione Abruzzo)

L’AQUILA, TOWN OF ANCIENT SPLENDOUR

Over its thousand years’ history, this town has become the most important in the south after Naples. The province of the Abruzzo chief town has really varied countryside, from the snow-capped peaks of the Gran Sasso National Park to the typical folklore villages.

Il magnifico Arco di Traiano (foto EPT Benevento)

FASCINATING AND MYSTERIOUS ROADS OF BENEVENTO

The town is situated on a hill that slopes down to the plain, where the River Sabato flows into the Calore. It is a land rich with typical hamlets and villages of great historic wealth.

Vernazza (Agenzia Regionale in Liguria)

VERNAZZA

This town is full of loggias, porticoes, house-towers and imposing archways. Constructed on a rock spur, the fifteenth century tower of Doria Castle, dominates the town.

Piazza del Campo vista dall’alto (www.intranet.arc.miami.edu)

SIENA, THE CITY OF THE PALIO

The city is famous for the Palio, an event held twice annually, recalling long-standing traditions and customs. The territory around Siena is mostly made up of the Chianti area, famous all over the world for its enchanting landscape and hilly terrain.

Firenze, vista panoramica (www.zoomedia.it)

FLORENTIA “THE PROSPEROUS”

Of Roman origin, it has a wealth of monuments and works of art making it a unique destination in terms of international tourism.

La facciata della Cattedrale

ALESSANDRIA, THE HEART OF PIEDMONT

The city, an important stronghold of the past, was capable of resisting numerous attacks. Located on the River Tanaro, in an area between the Po and the Ligurian Apennine, Alessandria was the site of epic battles.

Basilica di Santa Maria di Campagna (www.piacenza.polimi.it)

PIACENZA, MOTHER OF PEOPLES

In this small town in the Emilia region, the glorious Roman Empire, which had lasted for centuries, finally gave up in 476 A.D. Piacenza is not only known for its historical events, but also its natural and artistic beauties, like the Medieval hamlets and small towns where time seems to have stood still.