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Top 5 Things to Do for US Citizens in Italy in 2017

Since you’re probably tired of those endless political podcasts and countless tweets on the Trump Vs Clinton debate, we’re bringing you some of the best things to do in Italy in 2017.

18.Oct.16 5:11 AM
By Rasmus Juul-Olsen


Top 5 Things to Do for US Citizens in Italy in 2017

Italy. One of the most glorious, magnificent, incredible, enriching trips you’ll ever take. As home to the great Roman Empire, Italy presents some of the most popular and greatest sites of ancient history. 

And since you’re probably tired of those endless political podcasts and countless tweets on the Trump Vs Clinton debate, we’re bringing you some of the best things to do in Italy in 2017, many of which can be booked via Bookmundi, at reasonable prices. Each of these experiences feel special, incredibly unique and extremely adventurous.


Modern day Pompeii might have recovered from its extinction-like event, but Europe’s most intriguing destination reminds us of the kind of destruction nature is capable of. But even at her destructive best, nature still managed to perfectly preserve architectural wonders from over worked 2000 years ago!

Why Go: A living museum that preserved a way of life for more than 2000 years, Pompeii takes you to ancient supermarkets, Roman bakeries, old cemeteries, ancient brothels and historic houses, each narrating stories of a bygone era.

· Cost per Person: $55

· Duration: 1 day

Chianti Classico

Spend time savoring world-famous wines, try out local delicacies and that magnificent extra-virgin olive oil. Visit medieval villages such as Greve, San Donato and Castelina and explore medieval streets, Renaissance-era buildings and splendid churches. No other area in Italy manages to feel so special, so exquisite.

Why Go: You’re probably thinking about ignoring Chianti because there are equally stunning wine regions back home. After all, places like Napa and Sonoma do compare with the very best! Well, what makes Chianti so different is its rich history and incredible architectural gems.

· Cost per Person: $88

· Duration: 1 day

Fountains of Rome

The Trevi Fountain is arguably one of the most popular fountains on the planet. Located in Piazza Navona, the Fountain of the Four Rivers may not be as popular, but it’s certainly every bit beautiful. There’s the Fountain of the Naiads, Fontanone del Gianicolo and the Lion Fountain as well. And that’s just the beginning of your adventure!

Why Go: Each fountain is an architectural marvel that isn’t just a beauty to watch, but also fun to be around. Most fountains are located in popular city squares, the perfect places to watch life go by.

· Cost per Person: $50

· Duration: 1 day

Milan City Tour and the Last Supper

The joy of watching an opera performance in the La Scala, squealing with delight at the sight of Leonardo da Vinci’s genius, mouth-watering authentic Italian food, sigh… there’s just so much to do, and so little time. And unlike the Emmys, Milan never fails to amaze!

Why Go: Despite being a major city, Milan presents hidden pockets of undiscovered gems, wonders that rarely make it to the social media. A city tour lets you see some of the most famous sites of Milan, while highlighting the best of culture, architecture, history and fashion.

· Cost per Person: $88

· Duration: 1 day

The Vatican

The Vatican always ends up being the highlight of any trip to Italy. Michelangelo’s ingenuity and the artistic wonders of Sistine Chapel are mind-numbing. The sheer magnificence of St. Peter’s Basilica is soul-stirring.  And then there are those ancient squares, the Vatican Museums and tales and legends dating back centuries.

Why Go: The sheer history and aura of the place leaves you swooning with joy, and when you factor in all those priceless treasures from all over the world and the architectural marvels all around you, you cannot help but be mesmerized.

· Cost per Person: $77

· Duration: 1 day

Insider Tips: Choose a guided tour to access a special door which takes you to the Basilica from within the Sistine Chapel.

With Google Photos offering new sharing features that compete with Dropbox and the iCloud as a free, unlimited photo sharing platform on the web, you can simply pick your friends from the app and send them a link to view the photos from within the app or via text or email. And what better way to inaugurate your Google Photos account than start off with sharing stunning clicks from your trip to Italy!

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