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Italy

 

Italy Destinations Travel Guide

 

 

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Language: Italian

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Calling Code: 39

 

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Italy

 

Abruzzo (Italy)

Forte Spagnolo

 

Forte Spagnolo was constructed in 1528 on the orders of Viceroy Philibert of Orange after unsuccessful rebellion against Spanish rule a year before.

Rocca Calascio

 

Rocca Calascio is situated at a height of 1550 meters above sea level this tower was protecting a strategic Navelli valley below.

   

Aosta Valley (Italy)

Fenis Castle

 

Fénis Castle is a medieval castle located in the Aosta Valley in Italy. It was constructed in the 13th century.

Mont Blanc

 

Mont Blanc is the tallest mountain in the Alps and also second tallest on the European continet.

Verrès Castle

 

Verrès Castle is a medieval castle located in Challand-Saint-Anselme, Aosta Valley of Italy. Its construction dates back to the 14th century.

 

Apulia (Italy)

Castel del Monte

 

Italian castle of Castel del Monte is as much a work of art as it is a military fortification.

Conversano Castle

 

Conversano Castle is a medieval stronghold located in Bari Province of Italy. It was constructed in the 11th century by the invading Normans.

Copertino Castle

 

Copertino Castle was located in Copertino, Apulia region of Italy. Its construction dates back to 16th century.

Lucera Castle

 

Lucera Castle if located in Lucera, Foggia Province in Italy. The castle was constructed in 1233 by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II.

Swabian Castle

 

Construction of the medieval Swabian Castle in the Bari region started in 1132 by Norman king Roger II.

     

Basilicata (Italy)

Castle of Melfi

 

Castle of Melfi is located in Potenza Province in Italy. Its was erected in the 11th century by invading Normans.

     

Calabria (Italy)

Aragonese Castle

 

Historic Aragonese Castle is located on the picturesque island formed from volcanic rock.

Sybaris

 

Ancient city of Sybaris that became synonymous with richness and splendor in its time is nothing but few ruins, a mere shadow of itself.

   

Campania (Italy)

Capri

 

Island of Capri in the Tyrrhenian Sea was famous travel destination for Roman nobility as well as European monarch families.

Castel dell'Ovo

 

The name of Castel dell Ovo means 'an egg' in Italian and the stronghold gets it from the Medieval legend.

Castel Nuovo

 

Castel Nuovo or Maschio Angioino is a medieval stronghold that stands in the center of Naples in Campania. Construction of the citadel began in 1279 by the orders of Charles I Anjou.

Herculaneum

 

Roman city of Herculaneum is smaller and thus lesser known town that was destroyed by the same eruption that wiped out Pompeii.

Naples

 

Everything you need to know about traveling to beatiful Naples.

Oplontis

 

Oplontis is a city buried by mount Vesuvius eruption of August 24th, 79 AD along with Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Paestum

 

Ancient Paestrum is a well preserved town that was abandoned peacefully due to bad geographical location.

Pompeii

 

Roman town of Pompeii is probably the most famous victim of a natural disaster was completely buried with its citizens during a volcanic eruption.

 

Emilia–Romagna (Italy)

Canossa Castle

 

Canossa Castle is 10th century castle located in a commune of Canossa 18 km (11 mi) South of Reggio Emilia in Italy.

Castello di Compiano

 

Castello di Compiano is located in Compiano, Parma region in Italy. First citadel was constructed here in the 9th century.

Ferrara

 

Ferrara is a historic medieval region in Emilia- Romagna province of Italy.

Rocca Malatestiana

 

Rocca Malatestiana or Malatestian Rock is a medieval castle constructed in the 14th century that stands in Forlì- Cesena Province of Italy.

Rocca Sanvitale

 

Rocca Sanvitale is a medieval castle situated in Fontanellato, Parma region of Italy. It was constructed in 13th- 15th century.

Castel Sismondo

 

Castel Sismondo is located in Rimini, Romagna in Italy. The construction of the castle began in 1437 by Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta.

Torrechiara Castle

 

Torrechiara Castle was constructed in 1413-82 by the orders of Pier Maria II Rossi, count of San Secondo, in the commune of  Langhirano.

 

Friuli–Venezia Giulia (Italy)

Miramare Castle

 

Miramare Castle was constructed in 1860 on the shores of Gulf of Trieste in North- eastern Italy.

     

Lazio (Italy)

Hadrian's Villa

 

Roman emperor Hadrian built his villa to commemorate his lover who drowned in the Nile river.

Rome

 

Rome is the city that played a major role in human history for the past three millenia.

Vatican

 

Vatican is an independent city state on the outskirts of Rome. It is ruled by theocratic government of the Roman Catholic Church.

 

Liguria (Italy)

Balestrino

 

Italan village of Balestrino is an picturesque ghost town in a Liguria region of Italy abandoned by its residents after a series of earthquakes.

     

Lombardy (Italy)

Certosa di Pavia

 

Certosa di Pavia is a medieval Roman Catholic Monastery situated 5 mi (8 km) North of Pavia, Province of Pavia in Italy.

Milan

 

Sirmione Castle

 

Sirmione Castle is located in a commune of Sirmione, Lombardy region of Italy. The citadel was constructed in the 13th century.

 

Marche (Italy)

Fortress of San Leo

 

Medieval fortress of San Leo is famous as the last prison and a death place of Alessandro Cagliostro.

     

Piedmont (Italy)

Bossea Cave

 

Magnificent underground passages of Bossea Cave are famous for fossils that were discovered here.

Gran Paradiso National Park

 

Gran Paradiso National Park is located in Aosta Valley and Piedmont. National park covers an area of 239 sq mi.

Castello della Manta

 

Castello della Manta is situated in Saluzzo, Piedmont region of Italy. It was constructed in the 12th century.

Castle of Racconigi

 

Castle of Racconigi is located in Racconigi, Piedmont region of Italy. Its construction began in the 11th century.

Sicily (Italy)

Agrigento

 

Former Greek colony and a Roman city of Agrugento offers some of the best preserved ruins of temples, private and public buildings.

Segesta

 

Segesta is one of the best preserved ancient archeological sited in Italy located in Trapani province.

Ursino Castle

 

Ursino Castle or Castello Ursino is a medieval stronghold situated in Catania in Sicily Island. The citadel was constructed between 1239 and 1250 upon orders of Emperor Frederick II.

 

Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol (Italy)

Prösels Castle

 

Medieval Prösels Castle is located in South Tyrol province in Italy. The citadel was constructed in 1279.

Reifenstein Castle

 

Reifenstein Castle is located near Freienfeld, Bolzano-Bozen region of Italy. It was constructed in 12th century.

Runkelstein Castle

 

Runkelstein Castle is located near town of Bolzano in the South Tyrol of Italy. It was constructed in 1237 by Friedrich and Beral.

Schloss Brunnenburg

 

Schloss Brunnenburg was constructed in 1250. Its named is derived from one of its many owners.

Stelvio National Park

 

Stelvio National Park is located in the regions of Trentino-Alto Adige, Südtirol and Lombardia in Italy.

     

Tuscany (Italy)

Arcipelago Toscano National Park

 

Arcipelago Toscano National Park near a town of Portoferraio, Tuscany is famous for Elbe Island that served as a prison for French Emperor Napoleon.

Emperor's Castle

 

Emperor's Castle is situated in Prato, Tuscany province of Italy. It was constructed in 1240 by Holy Roman emperor Frederick II.

Florence

 

Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy that is considered to be home of a Renaissance.

San Gimignano

 

Village of San Gimignano is a medieval hill town in Province of Siena, Tuscany province. The city preserved its fourteen towers.

Umbria (Italy)

Cascata delle Marmore

 

Magnificent Cascata delle Marmore in Umbria, Italy is an artificial waterfall created by the Ancient Roman engineers.

Spoleto

 

Spoleto is a historic town in Umbria region in Italy. It origins date back to ancient Roman times.

   

Veneto (Italy)

Cortina d'Ampezzo

 

Cortina d'Ampezzo is an Italian ski resort situated in the picturesque Dolomitic Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy.

Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park

 

Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park is located in Veneto region in the northern Italy. This national park covers an area of 31,512 hectares.

Lake Garda

 

Information guide for traveling to Lake Garda surrounded by picturesque mountains.

Poveglia Island

 

Poveglia is an island in the Venetian Lagoon that houses an abandoned hospital that is said to be haunted.

Venice

 

Venice is probably the most unusual build on several islands of the archipelago in the lagoon.

Verona

 

Italian city of Verona became famous as a home town of Shakespear's famous playh 'Romeo and Juliet'.

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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