A Quick Visit to Italy

By: Sarah Carlye

Most of people can’t afford a quick visit to Italy in person but have an interest is what Italy is like. This curiosity usually begins at an Italian restaurant. Sitting there enjoying the authentic Italian dishes and soaking in the atmosphere, it is easy to start wondering what Italy is really like. The next best thing to going to Italy is learning about Italy.

Italy is easily recognized on a map because it looks like a boot with a football. Italy is attached to the northern end of Europe’s mainland. Italy has a lot of charm and attracts a lot of tourists, from around the world. Italy is a commonly chosen vacation destination. In Italy you will find a variety of spectacular landscapes including the following:

• Lakes
• Rolling hills
• Dramatic cliffs
• Emerald coasts
• Beaches

All of this is combined with great food and drink that is available at reasonable prices as a part of the relaxed lifestyle and a lively, local culture. With its ancient buildings, museums, art, and culture you will find that its amazing history matches just how amazing modern Italy still is today. No wonder so many people think that Italy is the perfect place to escape to for vacation!

There are four main areas within Italy, which include the following:

• Northern Italy-you will find the regions of Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Liguria, Lombardy, Piedmont, Trentino, and Alto Aldige, Valle d’Aosta, and Veneto. In this region are the following cities-Bologna, Genoa, Milan, Trieste, Turin and Venice
• Southern Italy-you will find the regions of Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, and Puglia. In this region are the cities of Naples and the Amalfi Coast
• Central Italy-you will find the regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Marche, Molise, Tuscany, and Umbria. In this region are the cities of Ancona, Florence, Perugia, Pisa, and Siena.
• Islands-Sardina and Sicily.

You will find something unique and adventurous in almost every region of Italy that you visit. These are just some of the many different places that you may enjoy in Italy:

• Rome-a living art gallery
• Florence-has a wide variety of art to offer
• Lucca-a small town that offers magical experiences
• Tuscan-has a lot of natural beauty and a peaceful atmosphere
• Amalfi, Atrani, Positano, and Ravello-perfect for walking trips
• Cinque Terra-a step back in time in the old fishing village
• Asti-filled with vineyards, perfect for wine lovers
• Venice-is uniquely charming

In the event that you are able to visit Italy in person, regardless of where you choose to visit or what you choose to do in Italy, make sure that you have good quality lodging accommodations. You will find that Italian vacation rentals will offer you more space and amenities than most of the hotel rooms will. These can be located online. Be sure to research to find the most reputable businesses and travel agencies to work with.

While waiting for that dream vacation to Italy to become a reality, you can enjoy Italian food locally or host an Italian themed party. In the Miami and Davie, Florida area you can go to Mama Jennie’s Italian Restaurant for authentic Italian food. You can eat in, take out, or have them cater your next party or event.

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