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Top Sights in Italy

Italy has it all – Incredible landscapes, evocative history, stunning architecture, amazing weather and fabulous food.

If you’re planning a holiday to Italy, then check out our suggestions below of some of the top sights you should see in this stunning country.

Pompeii Ruins

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ancient city of Pompeii was almost completely destroyed and buried under ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.  In 1748 a large scale excavation discovered objects that had been perfectly preserved due to the lack of moisture and air. The artefacts that were discovered provide a fascinating insight into life in the city.

Take Our Sorrento Coast, Pompeii & Capri Tour


Known as the “Floating City”, Venice is an archipelago of 118 islands connected by enchanting canals and bridges. See its famous landmarks such as St. Mark's Square & Basilica, the main public square in Venice and one of the most famous in the world, the stunning Gothic building of Ca’ d’Oro, and the imposing Palazzo Ducale.

Take Our Lake Garda, Venice & Verona Tour

Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is located in Vatican City within Rome. You will be completely awestruck by the Sistine Chapel ceiling; Michelangelo's masterpiece depicts key elements from the Bible and took him four years to complete. 

Take Our Highlights of Rome and Umbria including Assisi Tour

Lake Maggiore 

From beautiful scenery to impressive architecture and botanical gardens, there’s no shortage of things to see and do in Lake Maggiore. It's a haven of alpine landscapes embellished with lush gardens and sheltered villages, overlooking the shimmering blue waters of the lake.

Take Our Jewels of Lake Maggiore Tour

Milan Cathedral

Milan isn't just known for being the fashion capital of the world, it's home to the fourth largest Cathedral in the world - Duomo di Milano. You'll also find Leonardo Da Vinci's iconic mural "The Last Supper."

Take Our Lake Como, Milan & St Moritz including the Bernina Express Tour

Mount Etna

Europe's largest volcano and one of the world’s most active, Mount Etna dominates the landscape around Taormina. At over 3,300 metres high, Etna and its slopes are part of the national park, Parco Naturale dell'Etna. 

Take Our Sicily & the Aeolian Islands Tour

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