They feature some of the world's most famous paintings and sculptures...
The Castel was once the tallest building in Rome.
The modern pizza was invented in Naples, Italy, and the dish has since become popular in many parts of the world..
The Colosseum, Properties of the Holy See in Italy and the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Key components of Mediterranean cuisine include heart-healthy olive oil, protein-rich legumes, fish and whole grains with moderate amounts of wine and red meat