Italy is one of the largest countries in Europe with a beautiful landscape and a long coastline. It possesses the world's largest artistic and cultural patrimony. It is a member of the United Nations and the European Union.
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Besides its history, art and culture, Italy is also famous for its cuisine with fine food and wines. Seaside vacations, skiing in the Alps, admiring the landscapes of Tuscany, riding the canals of Venice or just walking around in Rome, the "eternal city" are just a few things to do.
International airports serve all larger cities including Rome, Milan, Florence, Venice and others. Rail network may not be as advanced as in the neighbouring countries but it is still a fairly good way to get around in Italy. A network of local and international bus lines is also available. Italy has an extensive road and motorway network. To use motorways you must pay tolls as you drive through toll booths. There are regular ferry lines to Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica as well as Greece, Turkey and other Mediterranean destinations.
Though once the central province of the ancient Roman Empire, Italy was no more than a geographical term until 1861, when the numerous states on the Italian peninsula and the islands of Sicily and Sardinia united. Italy's alliance with Germany in World War II led to a defeat. The development of economy and democracy resulted in a modern state which is a founding member of the European Union.