Do you know how old Italy really is? Any idea what Italy actually means or who Alessandro Volta is? No? Then you’d better read these 21 fun facts about Italy to get clued up before you go.

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Things not to miss in Italy

From the stunning Amalfi coast to the artworks of the Vatican, here are the top things not to miss in Italy.

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