Most Popular Cities In Italy

Italian cities traditionally lead the list of the most beautiful places to visit a traveler. And it’s not just the largest and most famous, because this country is rich in small colorful towns with picturesque streets and delicious regional cuisine. However, now we are talking about the main and most interesting Italian cities, which we present to you.

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    Top 16 Most Popular Cities In Italy:

    Rome

    The former capital of an ancient civilization, Rome is still called “the eternal city”.

    Ancient and modern, majestic and shabby, cozy and dazzling Rome is the capital of Italy and one of the most beautiful cities in the world and Europe, a must to visit.

    Florence

    Florence, Tuscany, Italy

    One of the most beautiful cities in the world, Florence is the capital of the region of Tuscany, which in turn is considered one of the most beautiful regions of Italy.

    It was in Florence that the heyday of the Renaissance began, which later turned the ancient city into a veritable open-air museum.

    Venice

    Another Italian museum city that many consider to be the most beautiful city in the world.

    Standing on water Venice dazzles and enraptures tourists, of which there are many times more than locals.

    Milan

    In the main city in northern Italy, one of the major capitals of the world fashion, which every six months reveals to the world the major trends on its catwalks.

    You come here to see the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, the Duomo, and of course for the tourist race in the major boutiques of Milan which is considered the capital of Italian fashion shopping.

    Naples

    For some, Naples is the dirtiest and most dangerous city in Italy, others see only the good, and call it the colorful gastronomic capital of the country. It makes the best Italian pizza, the best Italian coffee, and is the place to go for beach vacations and shopping in Neapolitan outlet stores.

    Bologna

    Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

    The main university city in Italy and the capital of Emilia-Romagna region.

    If you look at Bologna from a bird’s eye view, it is a monochrome city with terracotta roofs, which invites to walk along its cozy colorful streets and spend a pleasant time on the terraces with a glass of lambrusco.

    Pisa

    Fifteen minutes from the resort of Livorno or one train ride from Florence, Pisa boasts the Leaning Tower.

    Along with the piazza, the cathedral and the baptistery it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Verona

    Verona, located in northern Italy between Milan and Venice, is not as rich in attractions as other major Italian cities of historical or cultural importance. Nevertheless, it has a romantic appeal that attracts tourists, as Verona was the home of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

    Also Verona is often called “Little Rome” for its picturesque streets that invite travelers for a stroll.

    Turin

    Along with Milan, Turin is considered one of the major cities in northern Italy, besides it is a major cultural center of the country. There are 15 royal residences in Turin, which were included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

    Besides history and architecture lovers the city attracts students and businessmen, gourmets and fans of active nightlife. In 2006 Turin was the capital of the Winter Olympics.

    Genoa

    Genoa, Liguria , italy

    Genoa is the main city of the Italian region Liguria, a major port of the Mediterranean and one of the most controversial cities in Italy.

    It harbors the beautiful and the dangerous, combining ancient architecture and a high crime rate in the old port area due to the large number of migrants.

    Perugia

    The capital of the Umbria region, Perugia is geographically located in the heart of Italy and is landlocked. It’s halfway between Rome and Florence, and it’s worth stopping here if you’re traveling in Italy by car.

    Perugia has many beautiful ancient churches and many tourists comment that it is little like other Italian cities. Perugia is one of the smallest cities in the world with a metro.

    Bari

    The capital of Puglia, Bari is located on the Adriatic Sea, so it is a major Italian resort.

    Like all cities in southern Italy, Bari is famous for its delicious local food, colorful streets and hospitable people.

    Siena

    One of the main cities in Tuscany, Siena attracts visitors primarily because of its well-preserved medieval center which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Siena’s main attraction is the fan-shaped Piazza del Campo.

    Catania

    Catania does not often appear in the lists of interesting cities in Italy, and quite in vain. This Sicilian port is very rich in museums and architectural attractions, offering also all the possibilities for a beach holiday.

    The landscape of Catania is adorned by volcano Etna, which is located less than 20 km from the city.

    Palermo

    Palermo, Sicily, Italy

    The capital and main city of Sicily, Palermo is located on the northern coast of the island.

    Palermo has almost three hundred churches, beautiful squares, magnificent palazzos, beautiful city fountains, and a lot of beautiful streets and gardens which are so pleasant to walk through.

    Lecce

    Lecce, located in the region of Puglia, is called the city of Italian Baroque, as well as “southern Florence”.

    It is small, but very beautiful, with a mass of architectural sights, among which the Basilica of Santa Croce stands out.