Interesting I_T_A_L_Y by Indian Insights!
Enticing the beauty of Europe by its charm, Italy is inevitably known to delight its guests with irresistible food, diverse scenery and unparalleled art along with an awesome Italian architecture! The existence of this country marks the evidence of habilitation by anatomically modern human life and with the same rises the importance of Italy on the world map, especially when one talks of the wealthy and culturally prestigious Italian city-states like Florence, Rome and Venice! These states mark a huge importance in every manner, say it trade or tourism, culture or cuisine.
Though a self-travel experience is an exceptional way to gauge every corner of the world, it is equally important to collect essential information about the place you desire to wander before you actually land up there. So, here I come.. bringing an armchair tour of the Italian tourism for you. I hope this write-up adds to your level of excitement to explore Italy in its best way!
Well, every city of this European country incites one to know more about it at every ounce. Venice, Florence, Pisa and Rome, however, steal the limelight when it comes to delight guests with major tourist attractions!
- VENICE_the City Built on Water
Venice, the capital of northern Italy’s Veneto region, is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. With great canals including the Grand Canal thoroughfare lined with Renaissance and Gothic palaces, this unique city with its magical and spectacular scenery is not just beautiful but also a real miracle of nature’s creation.
Further, known as the symbol of wise government and freedom representing democracy and civilization, as you reach the heart of the traditional city, the Central Square, Piazza San Marco, St. Marks Basilica which is tiled with Byzantine mosaics and the Campanile bell tower offering views of the city’s red roofs, the Doges Palace and the Bridge of Sighs reflects a priceless art and history heritage in Venice.
Exploring this mixture of culture, art and history on a luxurious gondola ride has its own uniqueness! In fact, the royal feeling to mesmerize self on the waters of Venice in a gondola ride majorly captures the heart of innumerable tourists! Shopping flowers, local crafts that have been produced here for centuries and chocolates hard to get elsewhere, can also be carried out while enjoying the ride.
- FLORENCE_the Cradle of Renaissance
A getaway to the capital of Tuscany, Florence, is the perfect idea for renaissance art & culture lovers. Spectacular impressions like the Duomo, the Campanile, the Baptistery with its gates to Paradise and Piazza Della Signoria, an open-air museum of sculptures are truly adorable! Also, the famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge across the river Arno and the Piazzale Michelangelo with the magnificent statue of David is astonishing for the guests to know more about the place’s history. The brilliant panoramic view of the city is more than delightful to live an overly content evening in Florence. Watching the sunsets is the most ideal way to end your evening with unbeatable vibe of romance all around!
While you explore the numerous museums and art galleries and surpass the finest examples of Italian gothic on the bike path, the national economic center also proves to be a a true heaven to “shopaholics”. Being one of the fashion capitals of the world, you get an opportunity to pick up hand embroidered linen, jewelry, leather, perfume, wine, marbled paper or anything that overwhelms you with extraordinary quality! And.. after your great travel down the major destinations, kick back and reward yourself with a tasty crostini and glass of wine! The unique open-air Italian dining carves out a niche to royally rejoice the classics of the city. Gelato fans can grace themselves with the richest of ice cream flavors at its birthplace.
As you drive from Florence, you wind through some of its most scenic neighborhoods before reaching Rome. Absolutely correct! You are at one of the most beautiful squares in Italy and the world, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) in Pisa . It houses the Cathedral and its Tower, the Baptistery and the Camposanto. To leave you awestruck is the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa ahead, a freestanding bell tower well-known worldwide for its unintended tilt!
As you enter Rome , the capital of Italy, you re-live history witnessing a few greatest civilizations ever on earth. Rome builds an immensely rich historical heritage and cosmopolitan atmosphere making it one of Europe's and World's most visited, famous, influential and beautiful capitals. The charm of Rome’s unique traditions, the beauty of its panoramic views and majesty of the parks simply stands class apart; yes, it has to, after all, Rome wasn’t built in a day!
Onward a peaceful tour, the first to explore here is the Vatican City - the smallest city in the world. Later, you can wander through the world heritage properties like St Peter's Basilica and the Pantheon; Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Roman Forum, Castel Sant'Angelo and the Basilica of St. John Lateran. The adventures here can marvel you with the gladiator fights at the Colosseum! You also come across the Victor Emmanuel monument on Piazza Venezia under which lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, chariot races at Circus Maximus, the ancient ruins of Roman Forum and many more!
The global city sets itself on fire owning famous shopping streets like the Via Condotti and Spanish Steps. You get a plethora of shops boasting high-end brands such as Gucci, Prada and Armani even local brands such as Fausto Santini. Rome is also a budget trip when it comes to offer excellent food. Though you witness street food culture majorly, it is simply delicious enough to temp your taste buds!
Ah.. I’m already tempted!
But who are you waiting for! Isn’t this armchair tour all enough to spring you out of your chair and plan to unveil Italy with a back pack on your shoulder? Explore Italy with Godisha Tours like there isn’t going to be the next day in the world!