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Road Trip Italy

By Best Western

Italy is a treasure chest of wonderful travel destinations to explore throughout the year – home to some of the greatest artwork, historical monuments and food on the planet. There is also a varied landscape, from snow-capped mountains to the sunniest beaches, from art cities to small villages.There is always an opportunity to plan a trip, excursion or visit  a new destination that will leave you with lasting memories.  

How do you decide where to go? It truly depends on what you’re looking for, whether that’s history, art, beaches, hiking or even food. Whatever you’re going for, our list of must-see places in Italy should be your starting point.   

Northern Italy  

Outdoor enthusiasts will fall in love with the Italian Alps. Whether you like hiking in the summer or skiing in the winter the mountains are paradise. Discover the Dolomites, the Western Alps like Courmayeur and Gran Paradiso National Park and find the numerous hiking trails around the major Lakes in the North of Italy.  

If you’re a traveler who can’t get enough of a historic, bustling European city, Italy is rich with them. From metropolitan Milan to the medieval hilltop city of Bergamo, the major cities in Italy all offer a different landscape to be explored. Discover Turin and its Baroque-style architecture, the unique landscape of Venice, the romantic atmosphere of Verona. Lake Garda isthe largest lake in Italy with its small, cascading hillside towns, which make the atmosphere intimate and the fascinating Ligurian Coastline.   

Central Italy 

Central Italy is a region of incredible geographical and cultural diversity. From rugged mountain peaks to rolling hills and verdant valleys, there is no shortage of scenic landscapes in this region.  

Explore Tuscany, with their striking, picturesque hillside towns rising up amidst vineyards and rolling hills. Visit Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, the Gothic majesty of Siena and the skyline of medieval San Gimignano, or the historical city of Arezzo, Lucca, “the City of the 100 Churches”, the vineyards of Chianti and the rolling, cypress-studded hills of the Val d’Orcia. Take a walk around Ancient Rome and be amazed by the historical sites, charming piazzas, neighborhoods, and world-class museums, and iconic sites. And don’t miss the wonderful regions of Umbria, Marche and Molise.  

Southern Italy 

Southern Italy is full of history, cultural heritage and stunning natural landscapes. The Southern Italy coast representsboth sea and flourishing countryside, historic wineries and medieval towns. Explore Naples, a bustling southern Italy city, set on the Mediterranean Coast with Mount Vesuvius in the background and the taste of authentic Italian Pizza. Saunter your way down to the Amalfi Coast and visit amazing cliffside villages and colorful towns. Discover Apulia, the land of sea, white beaches, enchanting architecture and good food. Don’t forget to visit all the other Mediterranean Treasures: Calabria’s pearls such as Tropea, Scilla and Lamezia Terme; Sicily, with its gems like Palermo, Acireale, Catania, Syracuse and Agrigento; Sardinia, to relax on its beautiful sandy beach, to dive into crystal clear waters and to explore the local history.  

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