Italy, located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, is a country in Southern Europe. Widely known for its history and fashion, Italy is the fourth most populous EU member state. The country is eccentric with two independent mini-states in its territory; Vatican City and San Marino.
The country is remarkably famous for its trendy fashion, with Milan being Italy’s fashion capital. It is also renowned for luxury cars and motorcycles, mouth-watering delicacies and also very well known and admired for its beautiful coast, canals, alpine lakes and mountain ranges. For these reasons, it is often nicknamed Bel Paese (meaning ‘beautiful country’).