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The Most Unique Places To Visit In Italy

10 Unique places to visit in Italy

An Italian vacation is a dream for many. It is a country that presents a unique history and rich culture. Architecture and Italian warmth make it one of the most popular European vacation destinations. Ditch touristy places as Italy has its unique charm. Read on to find out what are some of the best unique places to visit in Italy.


An exhilarating sight to behold, Rome is an urban development that is juxtaposed against ancient icons such as Colosseum, Pantheon, Roman Forum, and so on and so forth. The city is ornate with lovely fountains, fascinating streets, ornate piazzas, and history in every nook and corner. 

Haggling for a tour of the ancient structures may not suit you. Hence, it is recommended that you opt for a skip-the-line tour that enables you to experience the history of Rome in an effortless fashion. You can start your journey at the Colosseum with an expert guide, moving on to Palantine Hill and then the Roman Forum. You can experience Rome like never before as you waste no time looking for places to go.


One of the most beautiful places in Italy, Florence is perfect for history lovers. There are innumerable museums and fabulous architecture to witness. The destination offers a small-city vibe and is not an overly expensive place in comparison to Milan or Rome. 

While here, the best way to see the destination is by covering the grounds on a golf cart. Choose a tour that takes you around the city on a cart to see the historic attractions here. You get access to a personal guide who not only shows you around but also introduces you to the past of the city and the present.


With the City of Canals, beautiful bridges, ambient streets, gondola rides, and a plethora of carnivals, Venice is a unique destination to experience. Built over 118 islands, Venice was expected to provide protection. Today,  it doesn’t fail to dazzle its visitors with its innumerable surprises and small group tours around the city. 

These tours introduce you to this unbelievable land of surprises and professional guides talk about the mosaics of St.Marks Basilica, the stories of Doge’s Palace, and so much more. Delve into the past and learn the why’s and hows of today’s Venice.


The financial capital of Italy, Milan is home to Borsa Italiana Stock Exchange. Host to innumerable historical and contemporary attractions Milan contains the most famous painting by Leonardo Da  Vinci, “The Last Supper”. It is the mecca of art and culture and tourists and travelers navigate to this beautiful city in Italy for its warmth and fine architecture.

Hire a licensed guide to see Vinci’s masterpiece as you learn about its fascinating history. The Church of Santa Maria Delle Grazie and Refectory with the Last Supper are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage and a must-see item when you are so close to this treasured Renaissance painting.

Leaning Tower of Pisa

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is a fantastic landmark. Based on Pisa, this wonder leans at a 10-degree angle. Better known as campanile or bell tower, it is one of the four monuments in the Pisa cathedral complex alongside the Baptistry, Cathedral of Pisa, and The Camposanto Monumentale.

The queues here can be long and laborious and a skip-the-line walking tour should be a burden off your shoulder. Hand-held by a professional guide, grab the opportunity to see this phenomenal architecture and experience it as you climb the tower and take in the fascinating views.


Ravenna is one of Italy’s oldest cities and holds a rich cultural significance. With multiple buildings on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Ravenna is a must-visit for an adventurous soul. The city is known for its exquisite golden mosaics as well as the many ancient monuments and structures.

The best way to explore Ravenna is to opt for an informative walking tour of the city. Explore the different areas and learn their history, such as the spot where Dante wrote the famous Inferno, and visit his tomb to pay your respects. Moreover, a guide should be able to show you other unique places to visit around the city, such as the old town quarters, giving you a chance to explore while regaling you with the history and legends behind everything you see. 


Located in the Lombardy region of Italy, Bergamo is a city sometimes overlooked in favor of the region’s capital, Milan. However, it is one of Italy’s most beautiful towns to explore and is considered a hidden gem of the Lombardy region.

Opt for an e-bike tour of the city. These are perfect for exploring the remote villages and settlements around the city’s hills and enjoying nature in all its glory. An exciting way to travel, such tours are completely eco-friendly, dynamic, and open-air.

The best part about it is that you can access any area, including those that limit traffic. Moreover, with an e-bike, you can be on your own, exploring at your own pace.


A great place for adventure aficionados, Dolomites offers a variety of activities to choose from, with hiking being the most popular activity so far

. Even if you are not a big fan of outdoor activities, the Dolomites offer spectacular views.

However, visiting the area via public transport can be quite challenging. The best way to see this amazing destination is a private driving tour. This one-day tour starts from Bolzano, along the Great Dolomites Road, and goes towards Cortina. You can stop to enjoy the scenery or snap pictures on the way, studded with beautiful crystalline lakes, huge summits, and some of the most exquisite mountain passes 


Alberobello is known for its unique conical-roofed huts made of dry stone, called Trulli. Indeed it is one of the most interesting places to visit in inland Puglia, and Italy as a whole. Take a private tour of the area, which will take you to explore the various historical parts of the region.

Follow your tour guide to Rione Monti, a region of Alberobello that boasts over a thousand Trulli buildings. Enjoy the unique building style of the area, and learn about its historical significance. Then, move on to visit Rione Aia Piccola, a perfectly preserved example of an ancient village from medieval times. Finally, round up the tour by visiting the Church of Saint Anthony of Padua, located at the highest point of the city. Take in the historical vibes of the region, snap some pictures, and marvel at the unique experience the city offers. 


Located in the region of Campania, the island is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Italy. It is so popular that for the better part of the year, the island is overrun with tourists. That is why, the best way to explore the island and its beauties, is on a private boat tour.

Enjoy the exquisite coastline of Capri, right from the pristine water of the bay, away from the crowds. Choose the quietest of reefs and coves, and dive or snorkel in peace, marveling at the dazzling underwater vistas. Moreover, you can also visit areas of the island, such as old Roman ruins and untouched caverns, which can only be accessed via the waters. 

There are many rarely visited sites in the country that get ignored in favor of more popular cities like Milan. But if you are looking for unique places to visit in Italy, then this is the right place to start.

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