Rome, the eternal city. Got to face the facts here: there are a ton of tourists. But there are so many nooks and crannies that it IS possible to escape the beaten path. Still, must return to the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. And Palatine Hill. And find
Ruins of Pompeii, Italy. The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. One of the most memorable places I've ever been.