Italy is famous for its wonderful food and wine, its luxurious sports cars (Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Ferrari), its innovative artists (Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio, Veronese, Raphael, Titian), its sophisticated fashion (Versace, Gucci, Prada, Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana), its poetry and music, and let's not forget the beautiful cities of Florence, Venice, Pisa, Rome, and Milan. Ever since the Italian Renaissance Italy has exerted a tremendous influence over European and world culture.
The land that gave us Roman efficiency and Renaissance aesthetics is one of the single greatest repositories of sensorial pleasures on the face of the earth. From art to food, from stunning and varied countryside to flamboyant fashion, Italy has it all. It's a treasure chest of art, a living tableau of human history, a culinary delight and a natural wonder with everything from craggy mountains and glistening glaciers to sparkling seas and golden beaches. With its vast historical legacy, it's no surprise that Italy is home to 40+ Unesco World Heritage Sites.