Italy is celebrated for its art and its art of hospitality - warm and welcoming. Italy is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. A country for all seasons. Spring comes early and autumn lingers long. In winter, the Italian Alps offer superb scenery and skiing. Italy is definitely diverse, its natural scenery ranging from the sunny southern Alpine slopes to colourful Sicilian orange groves. Its historical background is just as varied and preserved in colourful folklore festivals. Italy and its islands can boast over 5000 miles of sunny shoreline with beautiful beaches and ideal water temperatures. And culture is always in season. Tour historic buildings and marvel at the world's greatest art treasures.
Florence lies on the River Arno and is the birthplace of
Pisa is most famous for its leaning campanile.
Siena: The red-brown stone of this medieval city throngs around Italy's finest old square, the Piazza del Campo.
Lucca is famous for its intact Renaissance city walls.
Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis, is a town in the
province of Perugia.
Verona, city in northern Italy, capital of Verona Province, in Veneto Region, on the Adige River.