Some of the Best Places to Explore In Italy

Italy is one of the leading vacations spot in the world as it hosts some of the spectacular sites. Some of these sites you may have been watching in box office theatre films or geographical documentaries. Ranging from affluent and ancient architectural works to museums exploring Italy geographical and historical destinations is exciting and adventurous.

Best Places to Explore in Italy

There are a number of places that you can explore in Italy. However, there are some of the areas that are considered to more adventurous. These unique attractions areas are:


Rome has a rich history that dates back to thousands of years back. Currently, this ancient popular city is rated to be the leading tourist destination across the globe. Rome city hosts a number of places that are frequently visited throughout the year by millions of visitors. Some of these places are:

  1. Forums of the Roman Empire
  2. Magnificent Museums
  3. The Fountain of Four Rivers
  4. Architectural Landmarks such as Colosseum or Pantheon
  5. Elegant Piazzas

Pantheon, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Pantheon, Rome, Lazio, Italy / Photo by Julo for Travel via Italy

A visit to this city that has several names; eternal city, pilgrimage city, city of ancient civilization or Roma will definitely make your trip memorable. The rich history of this city attest to the popular say “All roads lead to Rome”.


Milan or Milano hosts fabulous art museums that have impressive artefacts that you will never come across in most of the top museums in the world. Also, Milan city is a popular shopping and entertainment destination. The world famous opera house, La Scala is found in this city. Besides, area around Milan is a home to fascinating Italian Lakes.

Exploring these sites based in Milan will electrify your experience: Museo Poldi Pezzoli Museum, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie from where which you can have a glance of Last supper paint and the most controversial DaVinci’s painting works.

Duomo di Milano, Lombardy, Italy
Duomo di Milano, Lombardy, Italy by Luca Esposti

Ligurian Coast

Liguarian Coast is a suitable hiking spot. The coast line is dotted with scenic sites that are enclosed within the stunning Italian Riviera. The Riviera is also a popular spot for revellers, navigation explorers, honey moon vacationers, yachting adventurers amidst other celebrities vacationers. This can be confirmed by the high number of human traffic that shuttles in and out of this popular vacation destination during summer holidays. Some of the breathtaking scenes in Liguarian Coast are:

  1. Resorts cities located in Riviera di Ponente such as Ventimiglia.
  2. Scenic and historical spots: Manarola, Vernazza, Riomaggiore, Monterosso and Corniglia villages
  3. UNESCO World Heritage site found in the east of Genoa known as the Clinque Terre
  4. Port city located in the central Italian Riviera area.

Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy
Vernazza, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy by chensiyuan


Florence, also called Firenze, is an incredible destination popular with art lovers. The city is a home to Italian leading artists. This can be confirmed by spectacular artworks designed and produced by these arts gurus. One of the artwork you will find in this city is the sculpture of David an artwork of the world leading sculpture Michelangelo. Other famous destinations you can explore in this place are the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza San Giovvani and the Galleria Dell’Accademia. If you are on a cultural expedition then this city must be in your Italy adventure schedule.

Florence as seen from Michelangelo Park, Tuscany, Italy
Florence as seen from Michelangelo Park, Tuscany, Italy by Steve

Italy will ever pride itself of the best places to explore in the Europe and world. You can never go amiss in your adventure to confirm what you have only been seeing in box office theatre movies.

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