Italy has been a popular tourist destination for years, and continues to attract travelers from all over the world. With famous cities like Rome, Florence, Milan, and Sicily, there is no shortage of history and culture to immerse yourself in. Viva Italia!

Italian cuisine is deeply rooted in tradition, and at the core of what makes the Italian people so special. While there are regional specialties across the country, there's one thing that's for sure no matter where you visit - you won't go hungry! Different types of pasta paired with fresh made sauce can be found in any Italian kitchen, along with finely aged wine and a variety of cheeses. Finish off with some decadent gelato for a meal you won't forget!

Italy is a spectacularly beautiful country, boasting gorgeous Mediterranean coasts as well as snow-peaked mountains. The national flower of Italy is the lily, of which many different varieties can be found across the country. Watch the video below to learn how the plains of Castelluccio come to life with vibrant color each year:

Italian culture is synonymous with the arts, with things like music, architecture, and painting at the forefront. Rich with history, Italy's culture is one of tradition and family values. Whether you're ready to soak in the history with a walk through the ancient Roman Forum, kick back at the local bar with friends to catch a football match, or settle down with family for a lovely dinner, Italy has something for everyone.

With 25 National Parks spanning across alpine mountain ranges in the north all the way to the Mediterranean Sea in the south, there is no shortage of outdoor adventure to be had in Italy! Hike the Italian Alps for breathtaking views of snowcapped mountains, or visit the ruins of Mount Vesuvius to feel the power and magnitude of an ancient volcano.