Top 5 locations to visit in Italy

Story by: Michael Ekpenisi     Date: 17 March 2021    Image by: Pixabay | Nimrod Oren

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Life has a very unique purpose, you live it to its fulness. To get the best out of life, you are expected to get serious. For you to get much out of life, you have to grind and persist in all you do. You work to have your wages at the end of every month. That’s why you work all day, all week, year-round. It will be nice to set out some time, and give yourself a nice treat, and feel happy with yourself and your family.

For those that don’t know where to go, or to discover new places for your holidays and vacation, then you find this article handy, and worth your time. The top five locations to visit in Italy.

Rome, Italy

1. Rome (Roma)

Rome is the capital of Italy. An ancient city of antiquity that can still be traced to today’s modern world. It has a remarkable history that has spread throughout the European continent and the entire world. The history of Rome will not be complete without mentioning the strength of its soldiers that is popularly known as roman soldiers.

It is the birthplace of the Catholic Church, where the pope resides. Which attracts thousands of pilgrims that visit the holy city. The Vatican receives over five million visitors every year. Which many of these pilgrims lodge in Rome.

The old Masonry artistic and architectural design is why Rome is the custodian of antiquity. People visit other attractions like the Basilica, Town square, the roman forum, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, and Colosseum.

Romans have special food to their taste, tourists that visit Rome can always relate to the food. For example “Calcio e Pepe” Cabonara, Cacio Ofi.

The cost of living is not quite expensive in Rome, and locals are friendly. This why Rome is one of the best places to visit in the world.

Amalfi coast, Italy

2. Amalfi coast

Amalfi coast earned second place to visit in Italy. The ecstatic beauty of the place makes it to be a holiday center for tourists. Amalfi Coast is known for its beautiful mountains with the staircase that leads down to the Mediterranean sea. Visitors also enjoy the boat cruise during holidays and feel the serenity of the sea.

Unesco has a special regard for the Amafin coast as its heritage site. Other nearby towns visitors can also visit together with the Amafin coast are Path of god, Sirenuse, Monte Faito, Cathedral of Saint Mary.

You will find good food in Amalfin coast like Spaghetti alle vongole, Cupptiello di Pesce, Pesce alla Acqua Pazza, Delizia al limone and Totani e Patate.

Amalfi Coast is a wonderful place to experience your holiday break.

Naples, Italy

3. Naples (Napoli)

Naples is a famous city in southern Italy. It is known for its market hub and artistic beauty. Mount Vesuvius and the remains of the Pompei volcanic eruption have made the city an attractive place for tourists.

Naples is one of the oldest cities not just in Italy but in the world. Foreigners are advised not to have a sole journey in some towns of Naples, for the impression of “Mafias”. But the locals are very welcoming people and don’t discriminate.

The Napolitan cuisine is always something to remember. It is also called the “birthplace of pizza”. Its unique fried pizza and wine, sfoglietelle, Pasta alla Genovese, and Struffoli.

The cost of living in Naples is relatively not high. 3-star hotel averaging $70, 5-star hotel averaging $90. Another point of attraction to tourists is Galleria Umberto, Piazza del Plebiscito, Ovo Castle, Castel Nuovo, and the Royal Palace of Naples.

Capri, Italy

4. Capri

Capri is an Island in Italy on the bay of Naples. It is famous for the constant visit of celebrities to the Island and have some quiet time and catch fun. Capri is a beautiful paradise that you can easily live there like a local, while you experience the Island’s sweet life.

There is always something to do at Capri, from shopping to boat tour to blue grotto, Chairlift to the top of the mountain.

Restaurant in Capri Island is knwn for good food such as Ravioli capresi, Chiummenzana, Aumm Aumm pasta,Totani e patate, Pezzogna all’acqua pazza and Marinated Anchovie. These delicious foods will help to keep the memory of Capri in your mind forever.

The average cost of a 7-day trip to Capri Island is $ 1,649 for a solo traveler, $ 2,962 for a couple, and $ 5,552 for a family of 4. Capri Island hotels range from $ 70 to $ 395 per night with an average of $ 148, while most vacation rentals will cost $ 140 to $ 400 per night for the entire home.

Florence, Italy

5. Florence

Florence is another beautiful place to spend your holiday and vacation. It is the capital of the Tuscany region in Italy. Florence is known for its arts and gallery, and the works of Botticelli’s Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo basilica. The landscape of Florence made it to be among the five locations to visit in Italy.

Other nearby towns that attract tourists to explore Tuscany are Barga, Fosdinovo, Lucca, San Gimignano, and Monteriggioni.

You can’t be in Florence without a nice meal to enjoy your holidays. These types of foods are famous to Florence. Bistecca alla Fiorentina, Lampredotto, Papardelle al Cinghiale, Gelato, Tagliatelle Funghi Porcini e Tartufo, Crostini (Antipasto Toscano), Ribollita and Pappa al Pomodoro, Pane Toscano and Schiacciata. This is why visiting Florence will worth your time.

Preggio, Italy

These are the top five locations to visit in Italy. Come and have fun and you will be glad you made a good choice. Before embarking on this trip make sure to get the latest rule from the Italian government, due to the covid 19 pandemic, most places have restrictions, so you have to be aware of how best you can travel.

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