9 Things You Must Do in Italy
9 Things You Must Do in Italy
Italy is one of the most popular destinations worldwide. Italy has delicious food, a beautiful coastline, world-famous architecture & art, and the list goes on. Visit the best places in Italy during a 2-week Italy itinerary. These are 9 things to do in Italy.
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1. The Colorful Villages of Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre is a national park in the northwest of Italy. It is home to five colorful fishing villages and is incredibly picturesque. The area is great for hikers but can also easily be explored by train. Spend the night at one of the five romantic villages.
➳ Learn more about Cinque Terre
2. Stroll Venice’s streets and canals
A city without cars, build on water, where all transport goes by boats and bridges. Venice is a magical city and an absolute must-visit in Italy! Yes, Venice can get very busy but inside our, Venice Guide are a couple of tips to easily avoid the crowds.
➳ Venice’s best thing to do
3. Roadtrip through Tuscany
Drive over the rolling hills of Tuscany, along the vineyards and cross the medieval villages. Tuscany might be Italy’s most beautiful and less visited regions. That’s why is one of the things you must do in Italy. Trains in this region are very limited and to really see Tuscany, renting a car, is the only way-to-go.
➳ Here’s a 3-day Tuscany Road Trip.
4. Sunset at the Duomo in Florence
Florence is a charming, relatively small, city in Tuscany. The Duomo (cathedral) of Florence with the world’s largest dome is an incredible masterpiece. Head up to a rooftop bar or stay at one of the hotels that have a rooftop view on the Duomo of Florence.
➳ Read more about Florence.
5. Relax in natural hot springs
6. Discover a different country inside Rome
In the heart of Rome s the smallest country in the world: Vatican City. Visit the St. Peter’s Square & Basilica, the Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel. Get your tickets here.
➳ Read more about Vatican City in Rome
7. Taste Italy!
Italy is the country of food. Delicious kinds of pasta, pizzas or gelato ice! Try to find the tiniest little shops and restaurants in the side alleys where not many tourists are, these usually have the best food.
8. Get lost in medieval Siena
While the majority of the tourists are visiting Rome and Venice, you should do a Tuscany road trip and visit Siena. The old city center is not accessible by car which makes it a great city to explore by foot.
9. Explore the Colosseum in Rome
An absolute must-do in Italy is visiting the world’s largest amphitheater. The Colosseum in Rome survived earthquakes, fires, wars and has a well-deserved title of one of the Wonders of the World.
Plan a visit during your 3-day Rome city trip. The Colosseum is located in the center of Rome and is easily accessible by the fantastic subway. The doors open at 08:30 AM but it is recommended to be early and avoid the crowd or buy a ticket in advance and skip the line.
➳ Read our Complete Guide to Rome