After a long train ride, say from Rome to Genoa, you might want to jump in the shower to freshen up. But private showers weren't the norm in ancient Rome.
Hop on the train and head towards Florence to learn some of Italy's most interesting history.
With so many excellent places to visit, a quick glance at some of the best cities to visit in Italy can make your trip planning that much smoother.
Let’s take a look at some of the best urban Italy destinations to explore during your vacation in Italy.
There’s no better time to visit Milan than Fashion Week when all the celebrities and global trendsetters converge on the streets of Milan and transform it into one big fashion show.
Shakespeare famously wrote in Hamlet about the spirits of the dead that inhabit Rome: “The graves stood tenantless, and the sheeted dead did squeak and gibber in the Roman streets.”
Rome was originally built on the foundations of seven independent settlements on seven hills. Over time, the swampy valleys between them were drained and replaced with public spaces. Only then did Rome as we know it begins to emerge.