Ah Italy! The land of delicious food, narrow streets, romantic coffee shops and restaurants… The land where history is still alive…
Here are some fun, interesting facts about Italy that you might find very entertaining.
1. When you think of Italian food, you think of pizza. But Italians brought other gifts to our world like the thermometer, the piano, the typewriter, the vespa (scooter), the ice cream cone and the opera.
2. Italy is the 4-th most visited country in the world with more than 50 million tourists per year.
3. Unofficially, the most significant animal in Italy is the wolf. This is mainly because the ancient legend about Romul and Rem and the birth of the Roman Empire.
4. Rome has the only museum in the world completely devoted to pasta.
5.Because Italy sits on a fault line it has the most active volcanoes in Europe – Etna, Stromboli and Vesuvius.