Italy is filled with magnificent sights of all kinds, from beautiful towns and glorious buildings and structures, to sophisticated culture, to spectacular natural beauty all-round. There are numerous places all over Italy that would be worth a visit, though there is certainly a little of everything – the fascinating towns, culture and scenery – in almost every major city and touristy areas.
One of the most famous areas in Italy – to both vacationers and religious pilgrims – is Rome, where the Vatican City is centred. Rome, as the capital of Italy, has numerous first-class luxurious hotels, like Hotel Majestic Roma, The Westin Excelsior Rome, and many more. There are plenty of things to do in Rome, which is set against the beautiful Seven Hills and its towns. In Rome and Vatican City there are numerous world-famous attractions like The Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum, and many other museums, churches, galleries and such.
The other main cities, like Milan, Florence and Venice, are greatly known for their own unique cultures. Milan is a very chic, modern town, a great centre for luxurious hotels, high-end shopping, fashion, opera, and nightlife. Florence, which is known for its cultural, artistic and architectural atmosphere, also houses many premier hotels. Venice, on the other hand, is a very beautiful, peaceful town, with numerous first-class hotels and attractions. These three towns all boast a huge array of museums, galleries and other wonderful sights and attractions.
One of the more popular resort towns in Italy is Rimini, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy’s East coast. There are numerous hotels here, such as the first-class Grand Hotel Rimini eResidenza Grand Hotel. Rimini has a long history, where early settlements have appeared since prehistoric times, making it a very worthwhile visit. The surrounding scenery here is also an impressive one.
Another wonderfully relaxing holiday destination is Capri and Ischia, in the Bay of Naples. Both islands boast spectacular scenery and magnificent beaches, as well as a number of first-class luxury hotels. Capri makes a wonderful relaxing getaway, while Ischia is famous for its volcanic thermal springs.
Calabria in southern Italy is also a noted holiday destination, with untouched natural landscapes, beaches and hillside towns. A must-visit are the ancient Greek temples and Byzantine churches in the countryside, and the Praja a Mare beach. There are numerous luxurious hotels around Calabria.
For a snow-filled, fun holiday in the mountains of Italy, there is Courmayeur in Northwest Italy. A very popular destination to skiers and mountaineers, there are several alpine resorts, set against the spectacular background of wonderful sceneries and culture.