The more than 300000 km2 large peninsula welcomes visitors with countless sights and attractions in all seasons. Everybody finds the most suitable activity for him-or herself in Italy, no matter if it is a mountain hike in round the Dolomites, a bicycle tour round the Lake Garda, skiing in the Julian- Alps, a relaxing holiday in the sunny Tuscany, seaside holiday in the popular cities of Bibione or Rimini, or a sightseeing tour in Venice, Milan, or Rome. Milan and Rome are among the 20 most popular tourist destinations according to the Forbes from 2014 (www.forbes.com).
Rome, the eternal city gives home to great amount of sights and attractions, some people say the whole city is impossible to discover during one’s lifetime. Usually within a short trip of few days we can cover the main attractions, most of them strongly related to history and religion. The famous Vatican Museum founded in the 6th century, give home to several significant relics and attractions, which make them a highly visited destination. The immense Saint Peter’s Basilica is also a major sight in the city, the center of the Catholic world. In Rome, certainly a must-see is the monumental Colosseum, one symbol of the city, Castel Sant'Angelo, the Forum Romanum, the Piazza Navona (considered to be one of the most beautiful squares), and the Spanish steps containing 135 steps. Also, do not miss to visit the Trevi fountain, the impressive Pantheon or the Campo de' Fiori.
The charming Tuscany is one of the most beautiful places in Italy, home of Chianti wine and olive oil. Located in a breathtaking environment, boarded by the Apennines and the Ligur Sea. Visitors are enchanted by the evergreen vegetation, and the vineyards all over the hills. The medieval atmosphere and the ancient works of art always impress people who choose Tuscany. Florence, lying in the valley of River Arno is the capital of Tuscany and it is also the cultural center of the region. The city has long history, since it was founded in the 1st century B.C., from the 1400s Florence was ruled by the Medici family. Today, it gives home to several historical and cultural sights.