Places to visit in Italy this summer

Places to visit in Italy this summer

Places to visit in Italy this summer

Explore Italy’s Marvels: Your Summer Destination

Italy beckons this summer, and every summer! With its sun-kissed landscapes, tantalizing pizzas, creamy gelato, and awe-inspiring sights, Italy promises an unforgettable experience. Here, we unveil some of Italy’s most enchanting destinations for your summer getaway.

Rome: The Eternal City

The Colosseum

The Roman Colosseum stands as an iconic tourist destination, an architectural marvel initiated by Vespasian in AD 72 and expanded by his son Titus. Inaugurated in AD 80, it continues to awe visitors.

Trevi Fountain

The Trevi Fountain, or Fontana Di Trevi, is a must-visit spot. Tradition holds that tossing a coin over the left shoulder with the right hand ensures a return to Rome. This Baroque-era fountain was constructed between 1600 and 1750.

Sicily: A Mediterranean Gem

Valley of the Temples

Situated in Agrigento, the Valley of the Temples showcases remarkable Greater Greece architecture. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its historical significance.


As the regional capital of Sicily, Palermo boasts a rich heritage spanning over 2,700 years. Founded by the Phoenicians in 734 BC, it’s renowned for its architecture, history, culture, and cuisine, with a notable Norman influence.

Naples: Unveiling History


Pompeii, an ancient Roman town near Naples, holds immense historical significance. Buried under volcanic ash and pumice after Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in AD 79, it’s now a captivating tourist site featuring plaster casts of ‘frozen in time’ bodies.

Mount Vesuvius

Located on the Gulf of Naples, Mount Vesuvius triggered the destruction of Pompeii and its surroundings. This active volcano has erupted multiple times, with the last eruption in 1944, making it the only European midland volcano to erupt in the last century.

Little Italy in Knutsford: A Taste of Italia

Not keen on long travels? Delight in a slice of Italy right here in Knutsford! Giovanni’s offers an authentic Italian fine-dining experience without the need for a flight.

Explore our menus or reserve your table today. Reach out to us at 01952 585 673 and savor the flavors of Italy at Giovanni’s in Knutsford. Buon viaggio!

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