Italy an overview: from north to south

Italy is a beautiful country with large ribs on both Adriatic and Mediterranean. There is a lot of contrast between the south and north.

In the south, there is first the island of Sardinia is characterized by a diverse landscape. Indeed, it has a unique blend of sea, mountains and forests. This island has experienced the greatest ancient civilizations as the Phoenician and Roman.

The city of Palermo in Sicily is also a very attractive city. It contains many monuments that reflect the rich culture and history of the city. Indeed, visitors to Palermo must have a full book of good addresses. The most beautiful sights are the Norman Palace, the Cathedral of Palermo, Catacombs, St. John of the Hermits and Piazza Pretoria. A little to the north, is the town of Maradona, Napoli with its Greek Spaccanapoli district, its museum and castles (Castel Nuovo in Naples, Egg Castle, etc).

In the center Italy, the largest city is Rome which was the former capital of the empire ancient Roman and modern Italy and the center of civilizations. Rome is home to tens or even hundreds of monuments including castles, basilicas, amphitheatres, arches, fountains and Roman Forum.

In the North, there is Milan, city of nightingales is one of the most industrial cities important in Italy with Turin city of the Ferrari brand. There is also the beautiful city of Florence is the capital of Tuscany, it has 370 thousand inhabitants. The city is known for its important role in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It was a center for trade and culture in Europe. While staying in Florence, visit the cathedral, the dome of the city and the Palazzo Vecchio. Remember to cross the bridge over the Arno!

or Venice city of Venice in Northern Italy is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It is located on the Adriatic Sea. The city is well known for its canals and where locals and tourists travel by boat or by vaporetto. The city of Venice is home to several historical monuments like the Basilica of Saint Mark's Basilica (Basilica di San Marco) located at the St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco) and the Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale). Do not forget to bring a mask or a disguise for carnival of Venice, one of the finest and oldest carnivals in the world. He stands at the end of February.