Italy, the historical centre of the Roman Empire, boasts more cultural sights and attractions than you could ever hope to see in a single visit. In fact, Italy lays claims to more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country in the world (47 in total), and most of these awe-inspiring sights - often rather casually located amidst the hustle and bustle of modern city-life - are essential to an understanding of contemporary western civilisation.
From the Leaning Tower of Pisa, to the intricate Gothic architecture of Cathedral Square, to the almost obscene wealth of artwork housed in the galleries of Tuscany, a holiday in Italy is nothing short of a compulsory experience.
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