My Italian Bucket List
My "Bucket List" of things to do in Italy!
- Throw a coin in Trevi Fountain for luck/wish to return.
- Visit Vatican City -- There is so much to do in Vatican City. The Pope offers a blessing one day a week, St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, and museums are some of the offerings available at Vatican City.
- Tour the Colosseum -- There are tours that explain all about the bloody history of the Colosseum.
- Walk around Campo dei Fiori -- Campo dei Fiori has an amazing farmer's market. The food and flowers are a sight to behold.
- Head to the Spanish Steps.
- Watch people in Piazza Navona.
- See the Cinque Terre -- Cinque Terre is composed of five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. They are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cinque Terre is connected by trains and boats, and inaccessible by car.
- Take a Gondola ride in Venice -- Snuggle up with your significant other and enjoy a romantic evening ride to see Venice all lit up.
- Visit St. Mark's and watch people in the square.
- Head to the Bridge of Sighs -- Rialto Bridge is a popular tourist spot.
- Take a day trip to Murano/Burano -- Murano is known for its glass; and Burano is known for its lace.
- Drive along the Tuscan countryside to view the wildflowers, including poppies.
- Visit the David -- The David is a marble masterpiece created by Michelangelo.
- Tour Uffizi -- Uffizi holds priceless collections from the Italian Renaissance.
- Take a walk to Ponte Vecchio.
- Get a picture in Pisa and enjoy the sights -- The Tower was spared from a WWII artillery strike because a US sergeant was impressed by the beauty. There is also a cathedral by the Tower.
- Visit vineyards in the Tuscan region.
- Walk around San Gimignano -- San Gimignano is known for its Medieval towers.
- Visit Civita di Bagnoregio -- Erosion has altered this town over the centuries; and Civita di Bagnoregio owes the unchanges nature of the town to its isolation. The population surges to 100 during the summer, from around 10 during winter time.
- Take in the views from Mole Antonelliana (in Turin).
- Enjoy Lake Como -- The Huffington Post has called it the most beautiful lake in the world.
- Visit the Duomo (in Milan).
- View, or ski, the Italian Alps.
- Head to Juliet's house in Verona.
- Take in the landscape in Umbria.
- Walk around Positano -- Positano is a beautiful area on the Amalfi Coast, and is close to many beaches on the Amalfi Coast.
- Visit Mount Etna in Sicily -- Sicily also has several beaches, popular Palermo, and Valley of the Temples.
- Head to see Pompeii ruins -- Pompeii was covered in ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Eat pizza in Naples.
- Enjoy some gelato.
Hope you enjoy Italy,