Here is a selection of short videos that give an overview of visiting Italy's top cities including Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, and Naples. These videos have useful travel tips but they can also be enjoyed for a quick virtual visit. Click on the link next to a bullet to watch the video that interests you.
Rome is a top Italian city for visitors and has many interesting sights ranging from ancient Roman sites to beautiful Renaissance squares and fountains. Join About.com's Gina Miller for a look at a few of Rome's top sights and get advice for visiting the eternal city.
Although technically not part of Italy (it's the world's smallest country), one of the most popular places to go on a visit to Rome is Vatican City. The Vatican Museums are the world's largest museum complex and visiting can be overwhelming. This video has useful tips for visiting the Vatican including when to go and how to get there from Rome.
Florence, in Tuscany, is known for its impressive monuments in the historic center. Take a look at Florence's main square and a few of the top sights in the heart of the city. You'll also get travel tips for visiting Florence in this video.
One of the top reasons to visit Florence is to see the famous art works in the museums and monuments. Here's a look at five of the most popular art works to see in Florence including Michelangelo's David.
Venice, the city built on water, is one of Italy's most romantic and unique cities. Join About.com's Jonathon Stewart for a look at the canals and Saint Mark's Square and some useful tips for visiting Venice.
Milan, a major city in northern Italy, is known as a fashion and culture center and its top attractions include da Vinci's famous Last Supper painting and its magnificent Gothic cathedral. Have a look at Milan's sights and get important visiting tips including how to get there and how to get around.
Known as the birthplace of pizza, Naples is the top city to visit in southern Italy. It's big and can seem overwhelming to visitors. In this video, Gina Miller offers a few helpful tips for exploring the city and eating pizza.
Lucca, a walled city in Tuscany, is smaller than the other cities but there's still a lot to see. This video, by James Martin, explores the city with visits to one of Lucca's medieval towers, a historic coffee shop, and a good place to eat lunch.
Driving and parking in Italian cities is difficult and the historic centers are limited traffic zones so for drivers without permits are not allowed to enter. The best way to travel between cities is by train. This video highlights the types of Italian trains and how to navigate the stations and buy tickets.