Cobbled streets and ancient ruins, stunning coastline and mouth watering cuisine. There’s only one word to describe Italy: magnifico! Its cities sing with culture and history, boasting the world’s most famous artworks by the likes of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, while its coastline boasts postcard-perfect views. Home to an astounding 54 UNESCO World Heritage Sites – more than any other country – Italy is not only a European gem but a country the world should treasure.
Wander the streets of Rome with a gelato in hand and watch almost 3,000 years of history dance before your eyes. Head north to the Italian Riviera's Cinque Terre region for colourful houses perched upon rugged hills, or south to the turquoise beaches of Puglia. No matter where you land, Italy will seduce the senses and touch your soul. Click here to learn more about when is the best time to visit Italy.