Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe. It is situated on Sicily and Sardinia, the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Italy borders on France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. There are such independent states as San Marino and the Vatican City, while Campione d'Italia is an Italian exclave in Switzerland. Italy has been the cradle of many European cultures and later was the citadel of the movement of the Italian Renaissance. Rome, the capital of Italy, has been the heart of Western Civilization. Italy now is a democratic republic, and a highly-developed country with one of the highest GDP in the whole world. It was a founding member of the European Union and the G8. There are about 133 airports in Italy, including Leonardo Da Vinci International (near Rome), 27 major ports, with the largest one in Genoa, that is the second after Marseille. The nature of this country is almost unique and is worth seeing. In this marvellous country you will find lots of hotels from luxury and expensive hotels to cheap but tidy hotels at reasonabe prices that are always ready to lodge you and make your vacation unforgettable and this site can help you to compare hotel prices and to estimate our hotel offers.