Ready to Visit Italy?

The travel destinations and resources you need to plan your trip to Italy.

Located in Southern Europe, Italy shares a border with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. It also includes the microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has over 60 million people making it the third largest member of the European Union.

Italy has been inhabited by many people and cultures throughout history including the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, and Romans. This rich history makes it one the best countries for anyone who loves history to explore. Depending on how much time you have, you could spend it exploring one or two cities or you could use the convenient network of trains to jump from one city to another and see much more of the country.

Rome

Rome is the capital of Italy. It was founded in 753 BC and has been a heavily populated area ever since. Rome now has almost 3 million residents making it the third most populous city in Europe. There is so much to see and do that you could easily spend a week here and not see everything.

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Points of Interest

Appian Way

Rome

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Colosseum

Rome

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Pantheon

Rome

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Roman Forum

Rome

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Spanish Steps

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Trevi Fountain

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Travel Gems

L'Antica Birreria Peroni

Rome

Basilica di San Clemente

Rome

Circus Maximus

Rome

Piazza Navona

Rome

Frigidarium

Rome

Gelateria la Romana

Rome

Venchi Cioccolato e Gelato, Roma Fontana

Rome

Train Travel*

Rome to Venice 3 hours 40 minutes Rome to Florence 1 hour 35 minutes
Rome to Milan 3 hours 30 minutes Rome to Naples 1 hour 10 minutes

* Travel times are estimated

Florence

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Points of Interest

Basilica di San Lorenzo

Florence

Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Florence

Palazzo Vecchio

Florence

Ponte Vecchio

Florence

Travel Gems

Piazzale Michelangelo

Florence

Train Travel

Florence to Milan 2 hours Florence to Rome 1 hour 35 minutes
Florence to Pisa 1 hour 10 minutes Florence to Venice 2 hours 30 minutes

* Travel times are estimated

Milan

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Points of Interest

Arco della Pace

Milan

Castello Sforzesco

Milan

Duomo di Milano

Milan

Santa Maria delle Grazie

Milan

Travel Gems

Museo Nazionale della Scienza

Milan

Naviglio Grande

Milan

The Last Supper

Milan

Ancient Gates of Porta Ticinese

Milan

Arco di Porta Ticinese

Milan

Columns of St. Lawrence

Milan

Train Travel*

Milan to Venice 3 hours 35 minutes Milan to Rome 3 hours 15 minutes
Milan to Florence 2 hours Milan to Turin 1 hour 15 minutes

* Travel times are estimated

Pisa

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Points of Interest

Cattedrale di Pisa

Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Pisa

Travel Gems

Crown of Thorns

Pisa

Train Travel

Pisa to Florence 1 hour 10 minutes Pisa to Rome 3 hours 50 minutes

* Travel times are estimated

Venice

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Low 32˚F 33˚F 39˚F 46˚F 55˚F 61˚F 65˚F 64˚F 58˚F 49˚F 39˚F 33˚F

Points of Interest

Doge's Palace

Venice

Rialto Bridge

Venice

St Mark's Basilica

Venice

Travel Gems

Church of San Giorgio Maggiore

Venice

Train Travel

Florence to Venice 2 hours 30 minutes Rome to Venice 3 hours 40 minutes

* Travel times are estimated