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Cities to Visit in Italy | Best Cities and Villages to Visit

Find travel information on Italy's most compelling cities, from the big three tourist cities like Rome, Venice, and Florence to the off the beaten track villages many tourist's miss, we present information on the best Italian cities and villages you'll want to see.
  1. Amalfi Coast (16)
  2. Bellagio (7)
  3. Bologna (25)
  4. Carrara (3)
  5. Chioggia (6)
  6. Cinque Terre (29)
  7. Civita di Bagnoregio (3)
  8. Cortona (6)
  9. Ferrara, Italy (4)
  10. Florence (40)
  11. Genoa (9)
  12. Lucca, Italy (49)
  13. Matera (7)
  14. Milan - Milano (9)
  15. Montecatini Terme (6)
  16. Monteriggioni (5)
  17. Naples (18)
  18. Orvieto (10)
  19. Panicale (4)
  20. Parma, Italy (19)
  21. Pistoia (11)
  22. Positano - Italy (15)
  23. Rome (106)
  24. Siena Italy (13)
  25. Torre del Lago Puccini (7)
  26. Urbino Travel Guide (8)
  27. Venice (62)
  28. Verona (13)
  29. Volterra, Italy (16)

Flag Throwing in Italy
Flag throwing in Italy, a photo from the Gare degli sbandieratori del Palio di Ferrara and explanation of Italian flag throwing.

Lecce Pictures: Baroque City in Puglia
Pictures of Lecce in Puglia. Lecce is a beautiful city of Baroque architecture in southern Italy, celebrated in our Lecce picture gallery.

Readers Favorite Places in the Veneto
Our readers tell us their favorite Veneto places. Add the city you liked best in the Veneto, even if it's Venice.

Soave, a Virtual Tour of the Walled Wine Town in the Veneto
Pictures of Soave, Italy. A virtual tour of the Veneto walled city and center of Soave wine production.

Aosta and the Valle d'Aosta Travel Planner
Aosta is a fine travel destination located in the northwestern corner of Italy in the center of the Aosta valley. From winter skiing to well preserved Roman ruins in a spectacular setting, Aosta is one of those backdoor Italian cities that deserves a place on tourist's radar.

Assisi - In the Footsteps of St. Francis - Assisi Walks
Information on things to see around Assisi are outside the city walls. Here's how to follow in the footsteps of St. Francis on foot, from Assisi's train station to the city of Assisi.

Burano Travel Information - Lace Seafood and Vibrant Colors
A short vaporetto ride from Venice takes you to Burano, a small island in the Venetian lagoon with a lacemaking past. Information on visiting the interesting island of Burano.

Cinque Terre Travel Planner
The Cinque Terre is a popular tourist destination featuring five seaside villages at the foot of terraced hills that fall steeply toward the sea. Information and pictures on the Cinque Terre and the cities around it.

Ferrara Italy Travel Planner and Guide
Tips for visiting this renaissance gem of an Italian city in Northern Italy, including some interesting bed and breakfast suggestions and a picture gallery.

Matera Italy Quick Guide
Find information on the town of Matera Italy and its unique dwellings known as the Sassi. Also, information on the festa of the Madonna Bruna.

Narni - Journey to the Center of Italy
Narni is a small umbrian hilltown village, very near the exact geographical center of Italy which you can walk to, if you're so inclined. But Narni has some other attractions you may want to know about, and you can even go underground to see more.

Padua Italy Quick Guide
Your guide to a fascinating town near Venice that has sparse tourist traffic, yet is home to Europe's oldest botanical gardens and is overflowing with art.

Paestum - Visiting the Magna Grecia Site of Paestum in Campania
The main reason to come to Paestum is to see the most complete Doric temples in Italy. Easily reached from Naples, Paestum was part of the "Grand Tour" for poets like Goethe, Shelley, Canova, and Piranesi.

Panicale Italy - Wild times in a Medieval Village
Why not target your next travel adventure in a medieval Umbrian hilltown? Panicale is a perfect spot, with summer jazz concerts in the main piazza, great restaurants, and lots of self-catering options.

Pinocchio Remembered - Collodi and Vernante Italy
The history of Pinocchio is on display at a park in Tuscany's Collidi, and Piedmonte's Vernante. Our travel planner tells you all you need to know.

Pompeii - A Visitors Guide to Ancient Pompeii
Interested in visiting one of Italy's most famous archaeological sites? Pompeii is a short day trip on the Circumvesuviana line out of Naples.

The Abruzzo - Beauty and Nature in Italy's Backcountry
There are things in the Abruzzo that will amaze you, like seeing bears in one of the many parks, visiting a Roman outpost settled in 303 b.c. that's in the middle of a beautiful nowhere, and taking some of the most scenic drives in Italy--plus there's great cuisine as well.

Verona Italy Travel Planner
See the famous Juliet's balcony as well as the 2000 year old arena which is still used for opera and music events today.

Villa d'Este - Tivoli - Visitors Guide
Usually a day trip from Rome and combined with a trip to Hardian's Villa, just outside the town of Tivoli, Villa d'Este features spectacular gardens with memorable water works and fountains.

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