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Top Things to Do in Italy in a week

The jewel of the Mediterranean, Italy, is well remembered from geography lessons as the country appearing as the lady’s boot on the world map. It is full of beautiful art and architecture. There is so much diversity in Italy, that it is a must visit place while going on a Europe tour. However, a trip to Italy in itself is very exhilarating and enriching. With cities such as Rome (home to the Vatican), Milan (fashion capital of Europe), Venice (city of canals) and Florence (major art centre), Italy is a tourists’ delight! While touring this enchanting country, you can have lots of adventure and fun. Here’s a list of things to do while in Italy for a week.

  • Tour of Rome

Roam through the beautiful streets of Rome. Take a hop on hop off bus tour that takes you through a scenic tour of the city well known for still treasuring the ancient ruins of the Roman Empire. The capital city boasts of a large number of architectural marvels such as St. Peter’s Basilica, the beautifully sculpted Trevi’s fountain etc.

  • Vatican Museums

Rome was the capital of the ancient Roman Empire and also has the Vatican City. Despite being in Rome, it is a separate state and is the seat of ancient Christianity. Visit the Vatican museum, the Sistine Chapel to appreciate renaissance art.

  • Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Colosseum gained a lot of popularity after the movie ‘Gladiator’. It is an iconic ancient gladiator arena, an amphitheatre, built during the Roman Empire. The Roman Forum and Palatine Hill are places devoted to ancient Roman ruins.

  • Day Tour to Florence

Visit Florence to explore various museums showcasing Renaissance art. For all Dante, Michelangelo, da Vinci fans, it is the place to be.

  • Gondola Ride in Venice

Nothing spells romance as a gondola ride through Venice. However, there is more to the city than canals. It is equally famous for food and wine as well as operas. Venice is also famous for stunning glassware. You can shop till you drop in this beautiful city! See architectural marvels such as Saint Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace trip while there.

  • Guided Walking Tour in Naples

The birthplace of pizza, this is a must visit for every foodie. A UNESCO world heritage site with museums displaying ancient art and sculpture, Naples also has Mt. Vesuvius nearby.

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