Popular Cities in Italy

Top cities in Italy, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Rome #1 most popular location
A city that was once the heart of the Roman Empire, and now contains an entire tiny country (and the center of Catholicism) within its borders, Rome doesn’t stop there: a mammoth artistic h…
4,839travelers 835reviews 508blogs
Venice #2 most popular location
It is probably impossible to speak about Venice without uttering a sigh of pure indulgence, accompanied by a low whisper of, “Ah…Venice.” From the waterways, to the museums, to the chu…
1,483travelers 265reviews 232blogs
Florence #3 most popular location
Birthplace to the Italian Renaissance, and quite possibly the most important city in Europe for several centuries during this time from the 13th to 16th centuries, Florence stands today as on…
830travelers 232reviews 203blogs
Milan #4 most popular location
Despite running several leagues behind capital Rome in the tourism stakes, visitors quickly discover that Milan has more than enough to offer in its own right. A real fashion capital, you’l…
1,251travelers 153reviews 88blogs
Rimini #5 most popular location
Probably one of the most famous seaside resorts in the area known as the Adriatic Riviera, Rimini is a small city and municipality in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy along the coast of the…
42travelers 29reviews 2blogs
Naples #6 most popular location
It’s unfortunate for Naples, really, that it finds itself in Italy. While in most countries this picturesque, art-focused city would find itself the center of attention, here it has Rome, F…
371travelers 52reviews 50blogs
Pisa #7 most popular location
Amongst a plethora of cities so enticing its amazing Italy isn’t even more inundated with tourists than it already is, Pisa stands out for one reason alone: The Leaning Tower. In a seemingl…
146travelers 55reviews 42blogs
Verona #8 most popular location
Perhaps one of the most famous destinations in north-east Italy, well-known for sights such as the Roman Arena dating back to the 1st century AD, the Roman amphitheater looking over the city …
183travelers 50reviews 23blogs
Palermo #9 most popular location
As the capital of the stunning island of Sicily, Palermo was sought after long before it became a sunny holiday spot. At various times the city was dominated by Arab invaders, Normans and Fre…
115travelers 20reviews 22blogs
Bologna #10 most popular location
Bologna is one of Italy's best kept secrets. Long considered to be the nation's food capital, it is also regularly listed within the top five cities in Italy for quality of life. Located in t…
189travelers 70reviews 19blogs
Jesolo #11 most popular location
Ciao, benvenuto a Jesolo! Nice summer weather, great atmosphere on the beach, good shopping and party nights. Come with a mood for relaxation and you'll feel great!
4travelers 4reviews
Sorrento #12 most popular location
At first glance, Sorrento is nothing more than a typical tourist town sitting atop striking cliffs looking out over the Bay of Naples towards Mount Vesuvius and packed with dozens of English …
38travelers 28reviews 16blogs
Alghero #13 most popular location
Imagine a pristine medieval village on a small island in the middle of the Mediterranean just off the coast of Italy. Picture cobblestone streets completely pedestrianized, lined with dozens …
16travelers 9reviews 4blogs
Siena #14 most popular location
Nestled in the heart of one of the most well-known regions of Italy—Tuscany—sits Siena, the capital of the eponymous province it is a part of. With a historic center that has been deemed …
66travelers 23reviews 20blogs
Turin #15 most popular location
Located in the northwestern corner of Italy and serving as the business and cultural center of the Piedmont region along the banks of the Po River in the Alpine arch, Turin is one of the most…
190travelers 21reviews 17blogs
Siracusa #16 most popular location
Siracusa is a city on the eastern coast of Sicily and the capital of the province that brings its same name. It was once described by Cicero as the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful …
13travelers 13reviews 6blogs
Catania #17 most popular location
Capital of the Italian province from which it draws its name, and located along the Sicilian coastline bordering the Ionian Sea between Messina and Syracuse, Catania is one of the major citie…
67travelers 13reviews 14blogs
Lucca #18 most popular location
Lucca is a medium size town in the Tuscany erea. The city still has its midevel town centre. The old city walls create a seperation between old and new. The old city centre is like a labytint…
37travelers 38reviews 9blogs
Vatican City #19 most popular location
Both a country within a city and a city within a country, the Catholic heartland of the Vatican lies entirely within the boundaries of ancient Rome, and is guarded by the heavily trained and …
223travelers 37reviews 49blogs
Bergamo #20 most popular location
Bergamo, Italy is about 40 KM Northeast of Milan. The Orio al Serio airport which serves the area is also a main airport for those going to Milan. The bottom of the Alps begin north of to…
50travelers 53reviews 6blogs
Assisi #21 most popular location
One of the most famous towns in Italy is Assisi, a small medieval town perched on a hill in Umbria in the heart of Italy. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and, above all, homeland of St. F…
14travelers 12reviews 11blogs
Taormina #22 most popular location
Beautiful Taormina. A short bus ride from Messina through curvy highways up to the top of the mountain. Once there you will notice that you park at a parking structure and walk a bit till you…
14travelers 12reviews 12blogs
Perugia #23 most popular location
Perugia is the capital city of the Italian region of Umbria. It has an important university that attracts many foreign students, is a major centre of medieval art, has a stunningly beautiful…
46travelers 13reviews 9blogs
Pompeii #24 most popular location
Formerly a great Roman city, Pompeii is now a byword for disaster, having been buried under the weight of lava from Mount Vesuvius in the 1st century, wiping the city off the face of the eart…
111travelers 22reviews 40blogs
Trapani #25 most popular location
Trapani is a port town located in the North of the Island of Sicily. The town can be described as lively, commercial and industrial, beautifully situated at the foot of Monte Erice. Some s…
15travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Genoa #26 most popular location
Genova (Genoa) is a city and the most important seaport in northern Italy and all the mediteranean sea, and the capital of the region of Liguria (Ligury). The city has a population of abt. 62…
104travelers 11reviews 12blogs
San Gimignano #27 most popular location
7travelers 3reviews 7blogs
Lecce #28 most popular location
Described as the “hidden pearl of Italy,” Lecce is a beautiful old aristocratic city. The delicately carved facades of its churches gracefully reach toward a brilliant blue sky, their pro…
25travelers 6reviews 2blogs
Montecatini Terme #29 most popular location
3travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Trieste #30 most popular location
Trieste is a small city in the north of Italy close to the Slovenian border. It is a port town on the Adriatic Sea. Formerly part of Austria, it became part of Italy at the end of WWI. A …
62travelers 52reviews 7blogs
Agrigento #31 most popular location
An absolutely charming city on the southern coast of Sicily, Agrigento not only boasts a beautiful 'old town' centre, but some of the best preserved Greek ruins outside of Greece along the Va…
11travelers 4reviews 4blogs
Riva del Garda #32 most popular location
Riva del Garda is a small city located at the north tip of the homonym Lake Garda. It is a highly truistic destination and it has many hotels and a vibrant nightlife. Exploring the Lake fr…
8travelers 7reviews
Positano #33 most popular location
Positano is a picturesque resort town on Italy's Amalfi Coast A nearly vertical town, Positano spills down from the cornice like a waterfall of pink, cream and yellow villas. The oldest hous…
47travelers 14reviews 13blogs
Cagliari #34 most popular location
Cagliari, the capital city of Sardinia and founded by Phoenicians, is located on the southern end of the island. Often referred to as the "City of the Sun", the city has some interesting medi…
50travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Ravenna #35 most popular location
Ravenna is located in the region of Emilio-Romagna and has various links with better known cities such as Bologna. In terms of tourism, Ravenna is often a popular day trip for individuals sea…
34travelers 13reviews 3blogs
Sirmione #36 most popular location
Sirmione, according to Catullus it´s the Gem of all the peninsulas. It´s located on a small peninsula that separates the southern part of Lake Garda. The historic center is strictly non tra…
4travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Selva di Val Gardena #37 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews
Forio #38 most popular location
Forio is a small town on western side of Ischia island in the Bay of Naples, with population of about 17000. This town has some of the most important tourist attractions of the island. On i…
1travelers 5reviews 3blogs
Livigno #39 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Pinzolo #40 most popular location
1reviews
Capri #41 most popular location
Capri is a chic island basking in the Bay of Naples. Over the centuries, this elegant isle has drawn the rich and famous to its sun-kissed shore. Gracie Fields is just one of the celebrities …
58travelers 14reviews 12blogs
Olbia #42 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Ischia #43 most popular location
The island of Ischia has become one of the most popular health resorts in the world and is renowned for its fine sandy beaches. It is pock-marked with volcanic steam spouts; take a walk throu…
6travelers 10reviews 1blogs
Courmayeur #44 most popular location
Courmayeur is small resort town on the Italian side of Mont Blanc/Monte Bianco. It is the Italian version of Chamonix. It is a really small town and is easy to walk the whole place on foot. I…
2travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Montepulciano #45 most popular location
3travelers 7reviews 1blogs
Malcesine #46 most popular location
Malcesine is a town in the Province of Verona in Italy, located on the shores of Garda Lake. The place is famous for its castle (Castello Scaligero)with its XIIIth century fortifications and…
5reviews
Viareggio #47 most popular location
13travelers 5reviews 1blogs
Amalfi #48 most popular location
Amalfi lies at the mouth of a deep ravine at the foot of Monte Cerrasto. It is the main town on one of the most beautiful and celebrated areas in the world: the Amalfi Coast (Costiera Amalfit…
48travelers 8reviews 5blogs
Ferrara #49 most popular location
Not on the typical foreign tourist's itinerary,this half medieval half Renaissance quiet city surrounded by more than 9 km of ancient walls,with more bikes than people(around 130,000)located …
19travelers 24reviews 1blogs
Padua #50 most popular location
Padua or Padova as it is also known is located roughly 19 miles to the West of Venice. The town centre can be described as medieval in its feel and in its architecture. Possessing narrow …
38travelers 15reviews 5blogs
Cinque Terre #51 most popular location
Cinque Terre – which translates loosely to ‘five towns’ – is North West Italy’s most prominent tourist attraction, a beautiful stretch of seemingly tumbling houses that sit between …
89travelers 21reviews 43blogs
Como #52 most popular location
Como is the capital of the province of Como. It is situated in Lombardy, 45 km north of Milano. Th area surrounding the city was inhabited since the Bronze Age and even if there are no trace…
39travelers 7reviews 8blogs
Arezzo #53 most popular location
Arezzo is a quaint little town in the Italian region of Tuscany. It is a popular place to get away from the crowds of tourist due to its proximity to major hubs such as Florence. The centre o…
13travelers 12reviews 11blogs
Desenzano del Garda #54 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews
Caorle #55 most popular location
1travelers 8reviews
La Spezia #56 most popular location
La Spezia is a medium sized, largely local (non touristy) city located on the Ligurian coast of Italy. It is a popular jumpoff destination for people wishing to visit the Cinque Terre, as th…
25travelers 5reviews 3blogs
Grado #57 most popular location
Grado is a small beach town in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of Italy on the Adriatic Sea. The area is common for Italian tourists as well as tourists from abroad and is very family/child…
2travelers 2reviews
Bari #58 most popular location
To start with, Bari is the main centre of a wonderful region, Puglia/Apulien, where you can meet the world. Natural resorts are many, places of cultural interests are too many, varying fro…
70travelers 3reviews 10blogs
Fiumicino #59 most popular location
1travelers 9reviews 3blogs
Cortona #60 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Cefalu #61 most popular location
1travelers 3reviews 7blogs
San Vito lo Capo #62 most popular location
1reviews 3blogs
Riomaggiore #63 most popular location
Mainly distinguished by being the first Cinque Terre village you encounter, Riomaggiore does not offer as many delights as its sisters. This isn't a detraction, because the village is stil…
6travelers 5reviews 5blogs
Orvieto #64 most popular location
3travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Camaiore #65 most popular location
1reviews
Matera #66 most popular location
10travelers 12reviews 6blogs
Merano #67 most popular location
15travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Trento #68 most popular location
Trento is a city located in northern Italy. It is the largest city of Trentino Alto Adige, and a popular touristic destination. Trento is cultural hub thanks to its University, which welco…
39travelers 16reviews 4blogs
Parma #69 most popular location
If you taste Parma's famous prosciutto you never go back. Parma is one of the culinary capitals of Italy. Visit the area and you'll immerse yourself in a culture of rich lunches and delicious…
36travelers 12reviews 3blogs
Gallipoli #70 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Alberobello #71 most popular location
5travelers 7reviews 5blogs
Bellagio #72 most popular location
Pearl of the Lake Few places are as romantic as Lake Como, and even fewer resorts as beautiful as Bellagio. Called the “Pearl of the Lake”, Bellagio's world class hotels and restaurants …
12reviews 3blogs
Ostuni #73 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Stresa #74 most popular location
Stresa is a lovely town of just 5.500 inhabitants on the shore of Lago Maggiore. It is the most touristic place in the lake. Stresa is full with luxury hotels and villas. The town is famo…
1travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Cortina d'Ampezzo #75 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Nago-Torbole #76 most popular location
1reviews
Noto #77 most popular location
1travelers 2blogs
Mantua #78 most popular location
6travelers 16reviews 1blogs
Spoleto #79 most popular location
2travelers 7reviews 1blogs
Modena #80 most popular location
45travelers 16reviews 1blogs
Forte dei Marmi #81 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
San Giovanni Rotondo #82 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Livorno #83 most popular location
23travelers 1blogs
Ortisei #84 most popular location
1reviews 7blogs
Erice #85 most popular location
In appearance, Erice looks like a town from the Middle Ages with its many castles, walls and stone streets. In fact, it's much older. According to the legend, Erice or Eryx, son of Venus and …
2travelers 25reviews 19blogs
Otranto #86 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Viterbo #87 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews
Rapallo #88 most popular location
5travelers 8reviews 3blogs
Brescia #89 most popular location
Brescia is a city of about 199.000 inhabitants situated between Milan (70 km) and Venice (140 km). It is between the Padana Plain and the Alps and close to it there are two lakes ( the Iseo …
45travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Alassio #90 most popular location
Alassio is a pearl facing the Ligurian Sea, on the coast of the West Ligurian Riviera, in the province of Savona. Besides being known as the land of sun, of sea, of entertainment, of sport, a…
1blogs
Modica #91 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Ravello #92 most popular location
Perched on a cliff 350 meters above the sea, Ravello commands the ultimate vista over the Amalfi Coast. It's a magical location that the French poet, André Gide, evocatively described as "ne…
4travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Marsala #93 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Fasano #94 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Castiglione della Pescaia #95 most popular location
With its many hotels, long beaches, and traditional flavors, Castiglione della Pescaia is the perfect destination for people seeking more than a beautiful sea from costal Italy. The city i…
4travelers 4reviews
Brenzone #96 most popular location
1reviews
Monterosso al Mare #97 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Vicenza #98 most popular location
54travelers 28reviews 2blogs
Sauze d'Oulx #99 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Arco #100 most popular location
Arco is a small town in northeast Italy. Its popularity among tourist is mainly due to its closeness to the Garda Lake. Tourists can explore the surrounding area and visit the rest of the …
3travelers 3reviews