Italy is my favorite European country to visit. First trip was with my wife in 73 and happened to hit the Vatican in Easter Sunday. We also toured by bus down to Capri and back. We went back in 75 to go through the Doors of Absolution at the Vatican which are only open every 25 years. spent a week around Rome. My wife got her Saint Christopher medal blessed by a Cardinal. Our last trip was in 2007 to meet up with our daughter who was a graduate student in Spain from where we went to Florence and spent a week of day trips. Florence and the surrounding countryside are my favorite spots. Italy is one country I could live in without missing the USA. Enjoy your adopted country.