Get Inspired to Visit Italy With These Films

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Italy has long been a favored travel destination for tourists looking to experience art, history, food, and beaches. Over the years, there have been a few movies shot on location that have made travelers want to experience all the wonders of this country. If you want to get inspired to visit Italy, check these out. 

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

Based on a true story, the film Under the Tuscan Sun is about author Frances Mayes’ decision to uproot herself from New York City after a bad divorce. It gave audiences an inside look at Tuscany, the many olive trees, and all of the old villas just waiting to be renovated. If you’ve been thinking about renting an old villa and summering in Italy then you should watch this film. 

I Am Love (2009)

Instead of being set in the countryside, I Am Love takes place in the city of Milan. The film follows the fictional Recchi family and their opulent homes all over Italy. This will make you want to wander around the fashion capital, and summer on an estate.

Call Me By Your Name (2017)

No Italian movie list would be complete without the romantic drama Call Me By Your Name. The film is set in the Lombardy region, and it gives audiences a view of small Italian towns, an old villa, and of course, the romance that permeates Italy itself. 

You’re probably going to want to venture here with a significant other after watching these films.