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Italy is a republic and the president is Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. The language in Italy is Italian. Italy is a nice place to see: here you can visit cultural cities and enjoy the sun and lovely beaches.
You can enjoy a gondola ride. You can see St. Mark's: the city's cathedral. A nice city to start with is…Venice. Venice is famous for its canals in place of streets.
St. Mark's Square is surrounded by shops where you can buy souvenirs. Near Venice, on the island of Murano, You can see and buy colourful glasses.
Another famous city in the north of Italy is Milano where you can see the famous Gothic Dome. At Christmas you can taste the typical Italian cake Panettone. If you like Theme parks you can go to Gardaland or to Mirabilandia.
If you like winter sports Torino is waiting for you in 2006 for an important international event: XX Olympic Winter Games.
Rome is the capital city of Italy: it is both an ancient and a modern city. Rome has a lot of beautiful fountains. and monuments. One of the best known monument is the Colosseum, the amphitheatre in which games with gladiators and beasts were played.
This is S. Pietros the most famous church in Rome (Città del Vaticano). Visiting Naples you can and enjoy a sight of Mt. Vesuvius: one of the best known volcanoes.
Pompei is also very famous. In Naples you can taste the typical Italian pizza. The most famous is pizza margherita. It is topped with sliced fresh tomatoes and mozzarella cheese.
In Italy, a typical meal has several courses. It sometimes begins with antipasti, may be melon and ham. Next is served the pasta course: the most famous are spaghetti or lasagne. Then there is a meat or fish course with a salad. Cheese and fruit are served next, then a dessert.
Going to the south of Italy you can see the old typical houses in Alberobello: they are called TRULLI.
Then you can visit some famous places in Sicily Agrigento Selinunte Mount Etna
Florence is known as the centre of art in Italy. One of the famous works is Michelangelo's statue of David. Leonardo da Vinci, lived in Florence for a time and painted the famous Mona Lisa.
A nice town to visit is Pisa The famous Leaning Tower is located in Piazza dei Miracoli. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the bell tower of Pisa Cathedral.
You can end your tour travelling through the Italian Riviera and reach the wonderful LIGURIA. This region is one of the biggest suppliers of cut flowers in the world. The flowers are grown in greenhouses on the hillsides.