The Best Time to Go to Italy
We’ve often heard the saying “when in Rome, do what the Romans do”. But how would we know what Romans do unless we’ve seen them do one thing or the other. Hmmmm…..that’s a thought that bothers me, does it bother you too? Robert Browning had written, “Open my heart and you will see Graved inside of it, “Italy”” and Percy Bysshe Shelley says,“Thou Paradise of exiles, Italy!” Well, keeping these words in mind, let us take a look at why Italy is being praised so much shall we?
Despite of Italy being a city for the foodies who crave for the world’s most excellent pizzas, pastas and wines; Italy is not just that but is much more. Although the food and wine in this exquisite boot-shaped nation, is one of the reasons to why you should visit Italy; however, the historic cities & towns, snow-covered mountains, majestic hill & vales, unspoiled coastlines and several museums constitute the other and a more profound reason to visit Italy.
There are plenty of reasons to visit Italy, a few of them are as follows:
Romance with Venice
There’s this weird saying among people that you’ve gotta be a Honeymooner to fall in love with Venice. To tell you the truth, that’s absolutely untrue. Let’s see why! The colorful city decked with water, and gondola rides on a moonlit night, luscious seafood; museum hopping and art galleries are bound to make you fall in love with the beauty of Venice.
Plunge into The depths of ancient Rome
Walking through Italy you’ll, all of a sudden; halt across ancient Rome. May be, you’ll go back to the days of Romulus (founder of Rome) & the Caesars. Dotted with the ruins of the Mother of The World (as Rome was once called); if you’re a history-buff, you’ll certainly fall in love with Italy. Certain examples of such sites are: Arch of Septimius Severus, The Colosseum, The Roman Forum, The Pantheon, The Verona Arena, etc.
Gasp at the Beauty of Florence
If Rome and Venice enchanted you, wait till you get to Florence. This magnificent city beautifully blends the modern and the ancient art & architecture. It is here that, one finds the grandeur of the Florentine architecture and the effects of Renaissance in it art, culture and architecture. The compact size of the city makes it perfect for wandering on foot. Stroll from the Duomo, the Galleria dell’ Accademia, in around the Uffizi, the Mercato Nuovo, Ponte Vecchio or find out the innumerable things, both historical and contemporary within the artistic city of Florence.
Sunbathe On The Pelagie Islands
Turquoise blue waters, white-sand beaches beckon you to relax away from the hustle of the city, to relax under the sun and spend some time doing absolutely nothing.
What’s Italy Without Food?
Known for its delicious cuisines, from Pizzas to pastas; from Breadsticks to Bruschetta, Curried barbecued rabbit stew to Peperoni imbottiti and from Agrodolce to Pasta e Fagioli; you’ll find the best of it’s cuisine all over Italy, especially on the streets.
Italy is abode (so to say) to some of the greatest wine-producing places in the world. The Italian wines are renown throughout the world for their wide variety. Some of the well-known varieties you should try are: Bardolino, Barolo, Brunello, Chiantietc.
Visit the Magnificent Lakes
If you’re tired of the noise and the city, escape into the calm and peaceful surroundings of Lake Maggiore , which is a part of the breath-taking Borromean Islands, decked with ornate palaces and magnificent gardens. Or spend some days by the ever gorgeous Lake Como. And plan out a lazy afternoon in the cocktail bars, lavish villas, classic speedboats and the snowy-covered mountains blissful water scener.
Plan Your Trip to Italy
Reaching Italy via air links, ferry, cars, train and bus is now very easy, thanks to the internet. Do check out the travel websites which might help you with the offers, especially www.faremachine.com! Moreover, the roads include autostradas (where tolls are charged), strade locali (often unpaved and unmapped) etc. while Italy’s train routes range from slow regionale to Inter City (faster, making fewer stops) and to the high-tech &high-speed alta velocità .
The Best Time to Go to Italy
Italy is beautiful throughout the year but The best months to visit Italy are from April to June and mid-September to October when you find the temperatures more comfort
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