Italia! The country that looks like a high-heeled boot jutting into the Mediterranean Sea.
Join us as we journey to the Mediterranean Sea. Here, you’ll find resources to help you take a adventure to Italy. Enjoy!
DID YOU KNOW?
Italian is Italy’s official language, which has its roots in the ancient and dead language of Latin.
Rome is the capital of Italy and is more than 2500 years old.
Pizza was invented in Naples, Italy.
Rome was also the capital of the Roman Empire, which was—about 2,000 years ago—the most powerful and rich empire around.
Most Italians eat pasta at least once a day.
Most people in Italy shop in several stores and outside markets for their food, not one big supermarket.
The country is made up of twenty regions, which often speak in their own dialect of Italian and eat their own regional food dishes.
The two biggest desert islands of the Mediterranean Sea are located on the southern part of Italy and are known as Sicily and Sardinia.
Luciano Pavarotti, an Italian Opera tenor, is know as one of the most famous singers in the world.
The most famous Italian dance is know as the Tarantella.