Collected by Connie Hand , AFAR Local Expert
I always wanted to travel to Italy and drive to and visit many different places. I was absolutely enchanted with so much history and so many sights to see while there. I loved every minute of the trip. Can't wait to return after all, I did throw my coin into the Trevi Fountain!
Piazza di Trevi, 00187 Roma RM, Italy
of three roads (tre vie), the Trevi Fountain in Rome marks the terminal point of the Aqua Vergine, Aqua Virgo and one of the ancient aqueducts that supplied water to ancient Rome. It is the largest Baroque fountain in the world.
Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Città del Vaticano, Vatican City
Licking the final scoop of my stracciatella, I stared up to look at the monumental façade of the ST. Peter’s Basilica and It blew my mind! I could not take my eyes off Michelangelo’s Dome of the Basilica with the statues of the Saints on the top...
00186 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Against our middle child's protests that we were going in a ramp that stated “Exit Only,” we rambled into the Roman Forum area after hours. Which is why we found ourselves at the top of a hill, overlooking the city, with only two young...
80067 Sorrento, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
I arrived in Sorrento on a hot Summer day. The sun was shining and the Bay of Naples sparkled under the clear blue sky. In the distance, I could see and Mt. Vesuvius on my right and to my left I could make out the Isle of Capri. After I checked...
Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Piazza San Marco, 1332, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
You have probably heard that Venice is the most romantic city in the world. Well, Venice is beautiful, mesmerizing, and seductive. I think it's the turquoise water, the winding canals, and the ancient buildings. We arrived at our hotel in Venice...
Piazza del Duomo, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
While in Florence this May, my husband and I decided not to walk to the top of the dome of the Duomo but, instead, to make the climb to the top of the tower next to the Duomo to get a great view of the dome itself. I shot this from the stairwell...
53035 Monteriggioni, Province of Siena, Italy
Walking through the walled city of Montriggioni I could only think of one word - charming.This medieval walled city dates back to the building of the castle in the 1320's. Located 14 km northwest of Siena, we approached Monteriggioni and I saw the...
Piazza Roma, 6/A, 53035 Monteriggioni SI, Italy
Monteriggioni is one of the most perfectly preserved villages in Tuscany if not all of Italy. This sleepy little village is surrounded by well-maintained fortress walls and towers. It is a joy for those who want to photograph travel sites that are...
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