Welcome to Italy

This Southern Europe country has a land border with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia in the north. The country occupies a peninsula that juts deep into the Mediterranean Sea, to the East lie the Ligurian and the Tyrrhenian Seas, to the West the Ionian and Adriatic Sea.

Italy is separated from the rest of Europe to its North by the Alps, the Apennine Mountain Range then runs down the length of the country flanked by two wide coastal plains.

Italy is home to the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. It is also famous for its seaside resorts, delicious cuisine, Milan and its trendy fashion industry and the architecture of its cities.