Our personal sightseeing favorites all over Italy

As you read our lists of favorites, you may wonder whether we make it a practice to recommend only the most obscure places possible. In fact, we do have a tendency to like places without crowds. And we have a strong prejudice in terms of sightseeing in favor of Romanesque churches rather than the local shopping mall. What can we say? And besides, do you really need us to tell you to go to the Uffizi and to the Vatican and to San Marco?

Also, there are in fact many super-popular sights that we can’t help but love, too. The Roman Forum is only one among many.

So here, from north to south, are our favorite places in various regions and cities in Italy: