With so many works of art found across Italy, even an art aficionado can get overwhelmed. But even if you’re just an average Joe with a general interest in art, you’ll get to appreciate the wealth of beauty Italian art has to offer. Here are 7 masterpieces that you should not miss when you start your journey across the country: Arch of Constantine (AD 315) The Forum, Rome Erected to commemorate the victory of Constantine I at the Battle of Milvian Bridge, the Arch of Constantine is the last existing triumphal arch in Rome. It is considered the most impressive surviving civic monument from Rome, as the design of many monuments and buildings worldwide are influenced by its style. These include everything from the façade of the Union Station in Washington DC to the Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang. The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli (c. 1486) Uffizi Gallery, […]
"The best trip of my life"
Everything was wonderful and beyond and the guide was amazing. It was awesome, the best trip of my life, and I have travel a lot! Also the people that I met in the first part if the tour for 5 days together become like family to me! Thanks for the trip of my life, all...
Teresa da Silva (Austin, TX)
Discover Italy Tour, July 2013