Introducing the country
“I came, I saw, I conquered”, were the words of Italy’s most famous figure Julius Caesar. And every year, nearly 50 million tourists come to visit this cultural paradise to be able t...
“I came, I saw, I conquered”, were the words of Italy’s most famous figure Julius Caesar. And every year, nearly 50 million tourists come to visit this cultural paradise to be able to say the same.
With around 61 million inhabitants, Italy is the fifth most populous country in Europe. Although its bordered by France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia to its north, most of this ancient country is lined by the Tyrrhenian, Adriatic and Ionian Seas resulting in some spectacular coastline.
Once Italy has you in its clutches, you’ll be embraced by its history, age-old charm and devastatingly romantic attractions. And after you’ve taken time to appreciate the outstanding cuisine, Renaissance treasures and mass of UNESCO World Heritage Sites – of which Italy has more than any other country in the world – you’re sure to be forever in love with Italian culture.
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Best way to get around
Trains are reasonably priced with connections to and from all the major cities.
If you're planning on exploring the countryside, the best way to travel is by car.