Agriturismo Italia: city to visit
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From North to South, there are many cities to visit in Italy , if we consider the culture present not only in the most well-known cities, like Rome, Venice or Naples but also the smallest and in any case beautiful. From Veneto to Sicily, passing through Campania and Puglia, to visit in a ... See more
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From North to South, there are many cities to visit in Italy , if we consider the culture present not only in the most well-known cities, like Rome, Venice or Naples but also the smallest and in any case beautiful. From Veneto to Sicily, passing through Campania and Puglia, to visit in a weekend as a couple or with the whole family maybe staying in a farmhouse or a B & B , which will not be enough to visit them in depth, but enough to capture its essence.
Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site , Verona, city %u200B%u200Bof Veneto , is the most romantic city par excellence, in which William Shakespeare imagined the love story between Romeo and Juliet , so you can not leave without visiting the famous balcony. The Piazza Bra Arena is the beating heart of Verona. Also worth seeing are Castelvecchio and the Scaliger Bridge , one of the city's seven, Piazza delle Erbe , ancient Roman forum with the Torre dei Lamberti and the Arche Scaligere , a funerary complex with a particular Gothic style structure and the Roman Theater at the foot of Colle San Pietro .
Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence is the capital of Tuscany and hosts many masterpieces of art and architecture of this era. One of the most famous is the Duomo with the Brunelleschi's Dome and Giotto's Bell Tower, as well as the Accademia Gallery in which the David by Michelangelo and the Uffizi Gallery are exhibited, where the Birth of Venus by Botticelli and the Annunciation by Leonardo da Vinci are located. Do not miss the medieval Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti , the ancient residence of the Medici family and Piazza della Signoria .
Entrance door of the Amalfi Coast , Salerno , city of Campania, is located in one of the most fascinating Italian territories with more than 200km of coastline. City with a charming promenade, elegant buildings and plenty of parks. These include the Mercatello Park , one of the largest in Italy, with over 10 hectares of greenery. The Pinocchio Park for the little ones and the Park of the Seminary, which offers a beautiful view. Do not miss the Giardini della Minerva, a paradise of flowers. In less than an hour drive you can reach the archaeological sites of Paestum and Pompei.
Lecce , the capital of Puglia , known as the "Florence of the South" is among the most fascinating cities of southern Italy: beautiful and with a magnificent sea just steps away. Rich in testimonies and works of art from the Roman, Medieval and Renaissance periods, Lecce is the "Lady of the Baroque", a style clearly visible in the bright decorations of the buildings of the historic center, rich in refined palaces as the sixteenth century Palazzo Adorno, the Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza Sant'Oronzo, elegant living room and beating heart of the city and the Cathedral that stands in the homonymous square, with its magnificent lateral façade. Other gems not to miss are the Roman Amphitheater and the Castle of Charles V.
The city of Ragusa , located in Sicily , is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its late Baroque monuments and it is considered as an open-air museum of art. Do not miss the le Scale of Ibla, a fascinating route that leads to the baroque district of Ragusa Ibla, charming district, the Dome of the Cathedral of San Giorgio and the Castle of Donnafugata. sea , with beaches of fine sand and turquoise water.
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