20 Reasons NOT to visit Italy

20 Reasons Not to Visit Italy, in photos. People will tell you all the time that you should go to Italy! Here is a look at why, maybe, just maybe, you should not visit Italy!

1. The buildings are all in really bad shape, crooked and ready to fall down at any time…

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Pisa, Tuscany. Photo by Itchy Feet Travel (Follow on Twitter)

2. The architecture isn’t even noteworthy…

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Duomo of Florence, Tuscany. Photo by Europe Diaries (Follow on Twitter)

3. The locals dress up like crazy people…

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Carnevale in Venice, Veneto. Photo by Itchy Feet Travel (Follow on Twitter)

4. The water is wet…

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Como, Lombardy. Photo by George for a day (Follow on Instagram)

5. The landscapes are ugly to see…

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San Gimignano, Tuscany. Photo by Always Wanderlust (Like on Facebook)

6. One boring landscape after the other…

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Florence, Tuscany. Photo by Always Wanderlust (Like on Facebook)

7. big deal…

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Atrani, Amalfi Coast. Photo by Always Wanderlust (Like on Facebook)

8. H.O.R.R.I.B.L.E…

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Tuscan landscape. Photo by Always Wanderlust (Like on Facebook)

9. You can never have a moment alone…

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Rome, Lazio. Photo by Kenton de Jong Travel (Like on Facebook)

10. There is nothing worth seeing…

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Rome, Lazio. Photo by Kenton de Jong Travel (Like on Facebook)

11. Food!? HA!…an absolute joke…

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Rigatoni di coda alla vaccinara. Photo by touristbychance.com

12. And the desserts…ewwwww…

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Sicilian pastries. Photo by touristbychance.com

13. Don’t even expect to taste any great wine here…

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Italian wine. Photo by , Europe Diaries (Like on Facebook)

14. Not a unique city to visit…

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Venice, Veneto. Photo by touristbychance.com

15. They all just look the same…

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Civita di Bagnoregio, Lazio. Photo by touristbychance.com

16. Every last one…just the same… argh so boring…

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Matera, Basilicata. Photo by Vittoria Vigni (a tourist by chance)

17. The Italian Coastline is so dull…

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Ischia, Campania. Photo by The Aussie Flashpacker (Follow on Twitter)

18. Uninspiring and boring even…

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Positano, Campania. Photo by The Aussie Flashpacker (Follow on Twitter)

19. The color of the water is…simply disgusting…

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Isola Bella in Taormina, Sicily. Photo by The World Pursuit (Follow on Instagram)

20. There is no point in visiting Italy.

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I would never really give anybody reasons not to visit Italy – and the photos above will show you why. There is something for everybody in Il Bel Paese so please note that this was a sarcastic post! I love Italy and so do all the bloggers that sent these awesome pictures through! 

Hope you enjoyed this post and a big thank you goes out to Itchy Feet TravelKenton de Jong Travel, Always Wanderlust,George for a dayThe Aussie FlashpackerEurope Diaries, Vittoria VigniThe World Pursuit . Make sure to check out their blogs by clicking the links under their photos! 

Do you have reasons not to visit Italy?

Would you like to share your photos on Italy? Then send them through to me at touristsbychance@gmail.com, along with the name of the city captured. 

14 thoughts on “20 Reasons NOT to visit Italy

    1. hahaha Adonis! In fact you hate it so much your photos are absolutely incredible. I recommend your photos to as many people as I can, really high appreciation for your work! I hope to work with you on a new project again soon. Make sure to make it a seventh time to Italy this year 🙂 Ciao from Rome

  1. Awesome post! Makes me want to go back there! Best of luck on your travels! 🙂

  2. Love these photos :). They illustrate so well why nobody wants to visit Italy. Can I add one more? This one from the top of the world (well, from the top of Sicily – from Etna). Cheers!

    1. Hi Traveling Bytes! 🙂 Thank you for the comment and glad you enjoyed the post! It has had a lot of success and will absolutely be creating a second post of this type. I have your image at the top of my list and will be in touch once the new post gets published early next year. Ciao from Rome!

    1. Hey Shayne! It was incredible to see the amazing photos from other bloggers, to make this post happen. Hope you can one day send photos of Italy yourself 🙂 Ciao from Rome.

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