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Italy is a country in southern Europe.

The 10 largest cities in the country are the capital Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Genoa, Bologna, Florence, Bari and Catania.

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Ferry ports in Italy

Direct ferry connections to Italy are available from France, Tunisia, Spain, Morocco, Albania, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro und Malta. You can find an overview of all routes on our page: Ferries to Italy

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Guide to Italy

The southern European republic of Italy is known not only for its turbulent history, but also for its Mediterranean cuisine (pizza and pasta, for example), the diverse landscapes from South Tyrol to Sicily and its distinctive lifestyle (“Dolce Vita”). It has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In Rome, the country’s capital, world-famous buildings such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps can be visited. Cities such as Florence, Milan and Palermo are also home to a unique wealth of sights and art treasures. The Vatican forms an independent enclave within Rome.

Italy at a glance

  • Population: 60.317.000
  • Area: 301230 km2
  • Continent: Europa
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)