Il Bel Paese
Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea Italy Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2 (116,347 sq mi) and shares its borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, San Marino and Vatican City. With about 61 million inhabitants it is the 4th most populous EU member state.
Italy is regarded as one of the world’s most industrialised nations and a leading country in world trade and exports: its economy is the third largest in the Eurozone and the eight largest in the world. The country is a founding member of the G7, G8, Eurozone and the OECD.
Due to its shape it is often referred to in Italy as Lo Stivale (the Booth) and it offers a largely temperate climate, an abundant and varied nature which includes the Alps the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe as well as the African style sandy beaches of south Sicily. The Italian territory offers many natural areas, beautiful beaches, cool mountains, countryside and little hills and lovely lakes and it is suitable for every need.
Extremely rich in history, art, culture, known worldwide for its typical picturesque landscapes and villages, Italy is the only country in the world that boasts 51 UNESCO World Heritage sites scattered throughout the entire country.
For that, we can absolutely say Italy is a real open-air museum.
Italy is subdivided into 20 regions (regioni) offering a wide range of choices throughout the year for any need: you can sky in the Alps, swim in the blue waters of those regions facing the Mediterranean sea, stroll around all art cities in winter, discover small villages, traditions and local feats in spring and autumn, a fashion tour in Milan or Rome, sip impressive wines in the top quality wineries in the countryside, taste delicacies, local products and recipes at cosy bars or restaurants.
That’s why Italy is also known for being the Bel Paese, the beautiful country.
So, where an event in Italy?
You may enjoy a an incredible wide range of destinations, at your disposal an entire range of stunning regions such as Tuscany, Piedmont, Umbria, Veneto, Apulia and Sicily and charming cities:
- Rome, the capital and a true open air-museum
- Milan, the capital of fashion and design surrounded by enchanting lakes home of celebrities
- Florence, the Renaissance city with huge cultural offer and rich surrounding territory
- Venice, small and romantic with its bridges and peculiar glimpses
- Naples, chaotic and exciting, and the divina costiera with jewels such as Amalfi, Positano, Ravello and the islands of Capri and Ischia
- Lecce, with its gorgeous Baroque style and the beauty of the Salento countryside
- Palermo, a city where you can find all the cultural heritage of Sicily and architectural pearls
Many large cities and small towns offer international airports, appropriate infrastructures, high-quality venues for national and international events.
It is easy to reach Italy and travel around the country once you arrive and it is also easy to travel around within the country: Italy offers excellent air links with the rest of the world and all the main cities are connected with frequent daily flights.
To reach all of Italy’s islands from the mainland, regular ferry services depart from the main towns and cities along the coast.
Experience Italy, il Bel Paese, and enjoy la dolce vita, pure Italian lifestyle with us.