Italy, the country of art and culture
Italy means art, history and culture since the days more 'old. Many are the testimonies of our past and the myriad of civilizations that followed, countless testimonies are collected in museums, private collections or archaeological sites that still are part of the landscape of our hyper-technological civilization.
The artistic beauty are everywhere and every corner of our country reserve wonderful surprises. Italy has surely one of the greatest artistic and cultural heritage of the world. Our country has the largest number of artistic and cultural heritage UNESCO World Heritage list.
They are well 47 the Italian sites inscribed on the World Heritage List, the Unesco World Heritage List. Rome, Florence, Assisi, Venice, Siena, Pisa, Naples, however, are the most famous art cities of the country, but the whole area is a stretch of the historic centers of magnificent beauty. The numbers prove it: 95,000 monumental churches, 40,000 between fortresses and castles, historic houses 30,000 4,000 gardens, 36,000 between archives and libraries, 20,000 historical centers, 5,600 museums and areas archaeological, 1,500 convents.
Italy is a dense network of art works that live in a natural symbiosis with the land that surrounds them and the culture, the history l 'art, architecture and urban planning: an unforgettable journey that starts from the times of the ancient Romans and Greeks up to the present day, equally rich in artistic and cultural heritage.
Italy, for twelve months a year, is the cradle of spectacular events, fascinating and internationally renowned. There are countless entertainment opportunities to experience intense emotions. The art cities of Italy (Rome, Florence, Assisi, Venice, Siena, Pisa, Naples) represent one of the most popular destinations for the world's cultural tourism. Rich in monuments, churches, castles, museums, historic homes, are ideal tourist goal for all seasons, for the desire to travel and knowledge that can be fulfilled throughout the year.
magnificent natural parks and pristine beauty are the unique setting for those who decide to spend in Italy a holiday in close contact with nature. Italy's vegetation is extraordinarily varied and discover it is a memorable experience for the tourist. There are many national parks to be discovered: the Gran Paradiso, the Belluno Dolomites, Circeo, Stelvio, Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga, Cilento and Vallo di Diano, Gargano, the Parks of Calabria and Aspromonte without forgetting the Maddalena Archipelago and the Tuscan Archipelago, Mount Vesuvius and the Cinque Terre. And many more are the natural protected areas, reserves and marine parks.
Italy has always been synonymous with fine cuisine and good food: an explosion of flavors, aromas and flavors. And 'the most famous cuisines, it also proposes an incredible variety of dishes and different recipes for each municipality, province, region. Do not miss the itineraries of taste, a journey into the culinary culture
Italian, genuine products, and simple yet refined foods that go back to the classical kitchen or propose innovative dishes inspired by tradition.
Countless tours and itineraries to explore and go to Italy to discover places where time has stood still and where you can still live an atmosphere of genuine authenticity. Ancient villages that still preserve the original features, which hosts the works of the past and the people convey the sense of hospitality with warmth and sympathy. craft traditions, flavors to know and relaxing atmosphere.
But Italy is also much more. The unique landscapes that are revealed on a tour in all regions are very unique: a nature sometimes wild, sometimes gentle and relaxing, with lovely mountain views, hills guarded by castles surrounded by vineyards, romantic lagoons and the sea, where colors never cease to amaze. In the midst of nature you can meet monuments, churches, popular and aristocratic architecture of singular beauty.
Italy and 'dotted with ancient villages surrounded by beautiful landscapes, full of history, the beautiful country is full of castles and historic houses that deserve to be discovered and lived fully.