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Italy is located in Southern Europe, it consists of the Italian Peninsula and the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy shares its northern alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. Italy has been influenced by many powerful European cultures and political forces over time, including the Etruscans, Greeks, and the Romans. Its capital Rome, is a historically important World city, especially as the core of ancient Rome and the Roman Catholic Church. Italy’s major industries include precision machinery, iron and steel, vehicles, fashion, clothing, footwear and tourism. Italy has a superb transportation system, from airports to high-speed trains which connects it with the rest of Europe. Italy has it all popes, painters, polenta, paramours, poets, political puerility and potentates. Its dreamy light and sumptuous landscapes seem made for romance, and its three millennia of history, culture and cuisine seduces just about everyone.
Italy has so much to offer, it has beautiful northern Italian lakes that shelter beneath a breathtaking panorama of lower Alps and Dolomites, but capture a distinctive lively, yet relaxed, Mediterranean feel which is a fantastic combination! With so much history behind Italy, there are many cultural and historical sights to visit including the ancient palaces, monuments and churches of Florence, Venice and Verona. Magnificent mountain scenery and unspoilt countryside have shady woods, flower filled meadows and paths for gentle walks or active hikes. Coastal resorts are also popular offering long sandy beaches and historic fishing villages which are perfect for a relaxing getaway.
Italy is renowned for its olive oil, pasta, pizza, wine, fashion and of course sunshine, offering all year-round great weather. Italy is stated as "la dolce vita" (the sweet life), and many people that travel to this incredible country never want to leave. You can visit Roman ruins, gawk at Renaissance art, stay in tiny medieval hill towns, go skiing in the Alps, explore the canals of Venice and gaze at beautiful churches and architecture. Not to mention the many boutiques famous for its quality clothing and shoes, you’ll find it hard to get round them all!
From the beaches and rugged Ligurian coast in the north to the sinuous Amalfi coast in the south, looking at the sheer beauty and cultural riches of its historic cities, touring the romantic lakes in the north, the vineyards and olive groves of Tuscany, the rolling green hills of Umbria, the grand Romanesque churches and feudal castles of Puglia, the great islands of Sardinia and Sicily or the small gem of Capri. Not to mention shopping for high fashion in Milan or sampling the gourmet pizza in Naples.