Sight-Seeing in Italy's Top Cities

Tourist Attractions and Must-See Sights in Top Italian Cities

Here are the must-see sights and tourist attractions in Italy's most-visited cities: Rome, Florence, Venice, Naples, and Milan.

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    The Trevi Fountain at night
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    Rome has an amazing amount of things to see - from ancient ruins like the Colosseum and Roman Forum to lavish fountains and squares and modern museums, there's something for everyone's taste. Use this guide to top Rome tourist attractions to find the best things to see and do on your vacation in Rome.

    Many travelers to Rome also visit Vatican City to see Saint Peter's Square and Basilica, the Vatican Museums, and Sistine Chapel.

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    Florence
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    Florence is known as the cradle of Renaissance art in Italy and the city center is a living museum. In Florence you'll find art everywhere, in the public squares and buildings as well as in its top-rate museums. Use this guide to top Florence tourist attractions to find the best things to see and do on your vacation in Florence.

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    Venice
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    Venice is one of Italy's most romantic and unique destinations and its attractions are one-of-a-kind. Top sights center around Saint Mark's Square but there are many other things to see in Venice, too. Use this guide to top Venice tourist attractions to find the best things to see and do on your vacation in Venice.

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    Naples
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    While many visitors use Naples as a base for day trips, Naples has several museums not to be missed and a fascinating historic center. Use this guide to top Naples tourist attractions to find the best things to see and do on your vacation in Naples.

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    Milan Cathedral
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    Milan is known as a fashion city but it is also home to the world's largest Gothic cathedral, one of Italy's top opera houses, and da Vinci's famous fresco, the Last Supper. Use this guide to top Milan tourist attractions to find the best things to see and do on your vacation in Milan.

Day Trips from Top Italian Cities

While each of these cities has many interesting sights, it can be fun to get out of the city and visit nearby places on a day trip. Here are the best day trips from the top Italian cities.