Are you looking for an enjoyable vacation and a cultural break in which you can learn about various cultures, deeply ingrained in history? If the answer is yes, we’re happy to provide you with a list of what we consider to be the best cultural tourism attractions for your trip to Italy, where the most famous arts in the unknown cities to the Italian lakes gardens known worldwide.
Ravenna and Urbino – the capital of Byzantine, and the Renaissance Court
These two cities are considered to be among the most beautiful underrated cities in the country. Down Ravenna’s coast you’ll find various historical buildings, featuring the finest Byzantine mosaics, which are still glowing and shining to this day. We recommend you to also visit the San Vitale church, followed by the mosaics at the nearby Gallas Placidia. At the top of the hills lays the city of Urbino, featuring plenty of attractions such as the 15th-century Ducal Palace and the National Gallery of Le Marche, including a collection of first-class works by Raphael, Piero della Francesca, Ucello, Titian.
Secrets of the historical city of Pompeii
Travel back in time, straight to the Roman era, on an unforgettable trip to the wonderful world of Pompeii and the Bay of Naples. Learn more about the thrilling lives of gladiators, slaves, citizens and senators in the Roman world, and enjoy access to the closed galleries at the Museum of Naples and the Roman town of Herculaneum.
The mesmerizing city of Florence
Florence is a unique combination of art, sculpture and fine architecture. If you visit Italy, we highly advise you to reserve at least one day of your stay for discovering this glorious city. Make sure that your visit-list includes the Cathedral, baptistery, the historical city hall, the various churches and museums where many of the city’s unique attractions and wonderful works are displayed. The hotels are located centrally, so that you can easily walk to the main attractions.
Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean, with an extremely vast history that you will undoubtedly remember for the rest of your life. Palermo is the island’s capital. Its streets can be extremely crowded, so it might be a good idea to visit with a certified guide, especially if it’s your first time on the island. The “jewel” of the Mediterranean, as it was called, contains various unforgettable, one-of-a-kind landmarks such as the Valley of Temples, the Piazza Armerina, and the Cathedral of Monreale.
The Puccini Music Festival
If you want a nice vacation that you’ll never forget, try attending the Puccini Opera Festival in Tor del Lago in the summer season. Here, opera meets the beautiful landscapes from around the lakes – creating a truly touching experience. Giacomo Puccini wrote a collection of wonderful music that can warm your heart and touch your soul. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of his work close to the actual villa where he lived and is buried. We guarantee that this is an authentic magical experience which will make you feel like you’re in a dream.