Travelling to Italy: Five Places you should go there first

Known for one of the best scenic landscapes in Europe, Italy will never disappoint you as a tourist. That is why, every year lakhs of travelers from all across the globe visit the place and reviewed it as one of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the world. Trip to Italy can be memorable yet affordable. There are several holiday packages available online offering best services at competitive prices. Using Makemytrip offers and coupons  can help you get some amazing deals and discounts on international flight and hotels. If you are planning to visit Italy, located in Southern Europe, anytime soon, then this is a perfect guide for you. We have list out five best places in Italy that you cannot afford to miss. The place has some scintillating and awe-inspiring art treasures and landscapes.



Culturally rich and unique, Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea known for its archeological sites. Surrounded by minor islands, Sicily is rich in arts, music, literature and cuisine. In Sicily, Mount Etna is the tallest active volcano in Europe and is visited by majority of travelers coming to Italy. Sicily attracts many tourists from all across the globe. Besides Mount Etna, there are beaches, archeological sites, and the old town of Taormina and the neighbouring seaside resort of Giardini Naxos draw visitors every year.

Must visit places:

  • Valley of the Temples
  • Mount Etna
  • Taormina
  • Aeolian Islands



Milan, one of the most populated cities in Italy, is home to fashion designing, museums and art galleries. Milan has the fifth-largest cathedral in the world named Milan Cathedral. Not this only attracts 8 million visitors every year. Leonardo Da Vinci paintings such as The Last Supper, the La Scala Opera House are also the main attractions of the city. You can also pay visit to the Museum of Ancient Art, the Furniture Museum and the Museum of Musical Instruments.

Must visit places:

  • Milan Cathedral
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Quadrilatero d’Oro



Considered as one of the romantic places in the world, Venice is built on a group of 118 islands all connected by bridges. The place is strictly pedestrian. What other means of transport you get here is vaporetti (water boats and water taxis). Architecture and artwork of the city is also popular. Of the canals, the Grand Canal is the most famous. And, don’t forget to take a gondola ride.

Must visit places:

  • Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale)
  • Bell tower of St. Mark (Campanile di San Marco)
  • Clock tower (Torre dell’Orologio)
  • Rialto Bridge



The capital of Italy, Rome is most visited tourist destination of the globe. Like any other cities in Italy, Rome has immense amount of archaeological and artistic treasures. Visiting several museums in the city – Musei Capitolini, the Vatican Museums and the Galleria Borghese imparts a memorable experience, undoubtedly. The Colosseum and the Vatican Museums are the most visited places in Italy and in the world.

Must visit places:

  • Colosseum
  • Saint Peter’s Basilica
  • Pantheon
  • Vatican Museums

Amalfi Coast

ITALY / Campania / Costiera Amalfitana / Positano / Hotel Le Sirenuse ( right ) and the village   Christina Anzenberger-Fink / Anzenberger

ITALY / Campania / Costiera Amalfitana / Positano / Hotel Le Sirenuse ( right ) and the village
  Christina Anzenberger-Fink / Anzenberger

Having shimmering bays, multi-colored villas, luxurious gradens and ritzy resorts in abundance, the Amalfi Coast attracts thousands of tourists annually. Located on southern side of Italy’s Sorrentine Peninsula, the coast has some of the world’s most scenic views. Amalfi, Positano, and Ravello are some of the popular places in the town. Ravello has beautiful structured and colorful villas.

Must visit places:

  • Amalfi Cathedral
  • San Giovanni del Toro

This is a guest post composed by Sanjeev, who is a travel & food blogger. Follow him on twitter @kumarsanjeev_me

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