The history of Italy begins in antiquity and is associated with the history of Rome, uniting the tribes of Italic and Celtic, Etruscan and Greek raiser of the city-state and starting its expansion into the Mediterranean.
Italy is a country with one of the oldest traditions and history.
Geographically, Italy is characterized by several distinctive regions. These are: the territory of the Italian Alps, Plain Pad, the Apennine peninsula and islands - Sicily and Sardinia.
The Italian Dolomites and South Tyrol love everyone - from fans of hiking up to the fans of winter sports. To the north is worth a visit Piedmont, Lombardy and the famous Milan and Lake Garda.
Venice gondola is best to learn to feel the atmosphere of this city, where there are no streets and walk through St. Peter's Square. Mark.
Romantics will want to see Juliet's balcony in Verona.
Florence - known as the pearl of Tuscany and for many years regarded as the most beautiful city throughout Italii. Place, cathedrals, churches and fancy interiors are the result of work of many artists inspired by the unique atmosphere of the city.
While in Tuscany absolutely must see the leaning tower of Pisa or go to the town of St. Francis - Assisi.
Showcase of the Italian capital of Rome is where we find the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Sistine Chapel, the Vatican's St. Marks Square. Peter and Spanish Steps.
Being in the south of Italy to taste the famous Neapolitan pizza and go to the unforgettable Pompeii, which were destroyed eruption of Vesuvius. Southern Italy is characterized by unusual vegetation, mountain trails, sea caves and monuments - remembering the times of ancient Greeks and Romans.
Smells of Africa, Sicily more alive and in it also so many monuments from the times of Greek and Normand reign. Probably worth a trip to the foot of Mount Etna and stroll through the historic streets of Palermo.
Italy is the perfect country for amateurs explore the history of this ancient well. Italians gathered the most historic UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pompeii allow us to immerse in the ancient times, Venice is a unique water-town, Tuscany inspired painters and poets, but no longer smells of Africa, Sicily ...
Photos of Italy
Photos of Florence, Siena, Pisa, Rome, Vatican City, Amalfi, Naples, Vesuvius, Tuscany, Verona, Milan, Italian Alps, Dolomites, Sicily, Palermo, Sorrento, Sardinia, Venice, Padua, Matera
Pictures taken with a DSLR + lenses eg: Sony Alpha A570, Nikon d700, Canon 60d, Nikon Nikkor AF-S DX 16-85 mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR, Canon EF 70-300 mm f/4-5.6 L IS USM