Glamorous cities in Italy
There are hundreds of Italian cities. Here are nine of its most famous
Rome (Roma) — the capital, both of Italy and, in the past, of the Roman Empire until 285 AD.
Bologna — one of the world’s great university cities that is filled with history, culture, technology and food.
Florence (Firenze) — the Renaissance city known for its architecture and art that had a major impact throughout the world.
Genoa (Genova) — an important medieval maritime republic; its port brings in tourism and trade, along with art and architecture.
Milan (Milano) — one of the main fashion cities of the world, but also Italy’s most important centre of trade and business.
Naples (Napoli) — one of the oldest cities of the Western world, with a historic city centre that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Pisa — one the medieval maritime republics, it is home to the unmistakable image of the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Turin (Torino) — a well-known industrial city, home of FIAT, other automobiles and the aerospace industry. Le Corbusier defined Turin as “the city with the most beautiful natural location in the world.
Venice (Venezia) — one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, known for its history, art, and of course its world famous canals.
Written by The Travel Valet
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