When we talk about first-class tourist attractions, Italy is the fist country to come in our mind. Italy is rich in having sites on the list as compared to any other country. One of the tour leaders of private tour company A La Carte Italy Tours says that, in the year 2015, Italy stood in 5th for the best tourist attractions all over the world. According to statistics, in 2004 Italy greeted more than 37 million tourists. These statistics show that Italy has some of the best tourist spots, and this country surely knows how to welcome and entertain its guests. If you want to enjoy a vacation with your family, you should mark Italy on the top of your list. Some of these places include the Leaning tower of Pisa, Pompeii, Venice, Roman Forum, Amalfi Coast, Tuscan Hills, Pantheon in Rome, Florence Duomo, Uffizi gallery in Florence, Greek temple ruins in Agrigento and many others.
From all these beautiful sites, here we have picked some of the best attractions in Italy to give you an idea about the wonderful places existing in Italy.
Colosseum is the first place to come in mind when someone mentions Italy. It was gifted to Roman people by the Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty around 70-72 A.D and has still remained a model for sports conveniences right up to modern times. The structure stands in stark contrast to the modern development that surrounds it and it reminds us the ancient times and the extensive history of Rome. It is considered to be the top tourist spot in Italy.
It is an Italian tradition to have gondola ride through the canals of Venice and the travelers have been participating in it for centuries. Venice is a city of islands and the canals are considered to be this beautiful city’s streets. Lining the canals are the old buildings which have endured relatively unchanged for hundreds of years, which are an addition to its romantic charm. They are one of the most snapped sites in Venice. A private tour with a local guide is a must here.
Beneath the rumbling volcano of Mt Vesuvius, stand the ruins of Pompeii, which is an ancient Roman city preserved in time by the eruption in A.D. 79. After the eruption, the city was abandoned for many years but when the explorers cleared the thick layers of dust, they found out that the remains of ancient buildings, markets, temples, streets were all intact. From that day, this place has become a wonder for scholars and tourists from all over the world.
Leaning Tower of Pisa:
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is actually just one of many attractions in the city of Pisa, and is considered to be the most wonderful architectural structure of medieval Europe. Its construction began in 1100, and the leaning in its structure became the reason of its immense popularity. It was predicted to collapse over by the year 2000 but it still stands still. Today, visitors can climb up the stairs of the tower for a fabulous view over the city. If travelling with your chauffeur and limousine, you will also be taken to nearby towns like Lucca, famous for its ramparts.
One of the most beautiful and attractive areas of Italy is Lake Como. It is bound by beautiful mountains and lined by small picturesque towns. The lake has many old opulent cottages and places, around the resort communities. The mild climate of the area is a plus point for the tourists; therefore this place remains full with visitors throughout the year. A peaceful drive around Italy’s northern lakes, with your own chauffeur-guide, is one of the most requested features of personalized tours offered by A La Carte Italy Tours.