Reviews for Main Cities
Rome: (Roma) Italy's main
art city, center of ancient Rome. An absolute "must see" and "must experience". In the Lazio region.
Largest city in Tuscany, art city with the Uffizi, Santa Croce, etc.
Venice: (Venezia) A
major tourist destination - the city of canals and art. In the Veneto region.
Reviews for Northern Italy
Valle d'Aosta: Northwestern Italy on the border of the Alps in Switzerland
and France. Main cities: Aosta.
Piedmont: (Piemonte) Northwestern
Italy, north of the Mediterranean, bordering on France and Switzerland.
Main cities: Turin (Torino), Asti, and Verbania on the western shore of
Lombardy: (Lombardia) Northern
Italy. Main cities: Milan, Bergamo, Varese, and towns on Lake Como (Como,
Bellagio, Menaggio, Varenna).
Trentino Alto Adige: Northern Italy, bordering on Austria and the Alps.
The mountains called the "Dolomites" are in this region. Main cities:
Bolzano, Trento, Cortina.
Veneto: Borders on the Adriatic coast.
Main cities: Venice, Padua
(Padova), Vicenza, Verona (Romeo and Juliet's balcony, famous opera).
Friuli-Venezia-Giulia: Northeastern Italy on the borders
of Austria and Slovenia. Main cities: Trieste, Udine.
Liguria: The Italian Riviera, on the
Mediterranean coast from France to Tuscany. Main cites: San Remo, Genoa
(Genova), Portofino, Camogli, Levanto, Cinque Terre, Portovenere.
Reviews for Central Italy
Emilia-Romagna: Central region
north of Tuscany. Famous for its cuisine. Main cites: Bologna, Ravenna,
Ferrara, Modena, Parma.
Umbria: Called the "green heart of
Italy", central region east of Tuscany. Main cities: Perugia, Assisi,
Spello, Spoleto, Todi, Orvieto.
Marche: East of Umbria, bordering on
the Adriatic. Main cities: Urbino, Ascoli Piceno, Ancona.
Lazio: South of Tuscany, borders the
Mediterranean. Main cities: Rome,
Viterbo, Tarquinea, Rieti, Ostia Antica, Sperlonga.
Reviews for Central Italy - continued
Abruzzo: Rural, mountainous area east
Reviews for Tuscany
Our definition of the areas of Tuscany.
Tuscany - Siena: Historic town
south of Florence.
Tuscany - Chianti: Wine region
between Florence and Siena.
Tuscany - North: Lucca and the
area north of Lucca and Florence, including the coast.
Tuscany - South: South of Siena,
includes Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino and the area south from there.
Tuscany - East: Cortona, Arezzo.
Tuscany - West: Pisa, San Gimignano,
Colle Val d'Elsa, Volterra, including the coast.
All of Tuscany: (Toscana)
This page lists all reviews for Tuscany together. City of Florence is on a separate page.
Reviews for Southern Italy
Campania: South of Rome, on the Mediterranean
coast. Famous Amalfi Coast and Sorrento. Main cities: Naples, Avelino,
Salerno, Amalfi, Positano, Capri, Ischia, Sorrento.
Sardinia: (Sardegna) Island
in the Mediterranean, south of the French island of Corsica.
Molise: Small region east of Lazio.
Basilicata: Southern Italy. Main cities: Potenza, Matera (with the
"Sassi" cave dwellings).
Puglia: Southeastern Italy, on the
Adriatic coast, an upcoming tourist area. Main cities: Trani, Bari, Taranto,
Brindisi, Lecce, Ostuni, Alberobello ("truilli").
Calabria: The "toe" of Italy. Main
cities: Cosenza, Reggio dei Calabria.
Sicily: (Sicilia) Large island
off the toe of Italy, famous for its cuisine and ancient ruins. Main cities:
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