Home to many of the world’s greatest works of art, architecture, and gastronomy
The cradle of European civilization, Italy has often been described as one big living museum. As you explore the country, you’ll find yourself face-to-face with some of the world’s most influential thinkers and artists throughout history.
The Renaissance produced famous scholars, artists, and polymaths such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Galileo, and Machiavelli. During the Middle Ages, Italian explorers such as Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, and Amerigo Vespucci spread Italy’s influence throughout the world.