Fanny Burney once said, "Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy."
We're counting down the top 10 Italian tourist destinations. In this list, we will only include regions, cities and areas of
, which means excluding the two independent states within Italy: the
Republic of San Marino
Click through below to see the top 10 destinations to visit in Italy, and watch the video above for more.
Top 10 travel destinations in Italy
Though it's infamous for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, thiscity boats some of the finest architecture in the world.
Called "The Red City," Bologna has some of the most incredible medieval architecture to explore.
Called the "City of the Sun," Naples is the 3rd largest city in Italy, rivaling Rome.
Known for its two major staples: Fashion and the exchange, Milan is home to great beauty and power.
Offering diverse panoramic landscapes, Sicily often feels like a tropical island.
5. Cinque Terre
Made up of a string of centuries-old fishing villages, this coastal spot is a favorite for those looking for a quiet getaway.
4. Amalfi Coast
Tourists love to drive the coast, entering what many call a postcard paradise.
Made up of over 100 tiny islands linked by bridges over waterways, Venice shops are flooded with the highest quality antiques, silks and more.
Florence boats some of the most incredible art and architecture in Italy -- housing the works of the greats.
No city stands the test of time like the Eternal City. The history of Rome runs so deep, it's impossible to visit Italy and not stop here.
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