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Burial mounds in the necropolis (Flickr/ortygia)
Cerveteri, Italy

Necropolis of the Banditaccia

Largest necropolis in the Mediterranean.
42.0087, 12.0947
The Piazza dei Miracoli, with the Tower in the center and the two white anchors in the lower right.
Pisa, Italy

Guy Rope Anchors for the Leaning Tower of Pisa

The only visible reminders of an elaborate engineering project that kept the tower from reaching the tipping point.
43.7237, 10.3966
Borgo a Mozzano, Italy

Ponte della Maddalena

A stunning bridge that appears as if it's lunging to the shore, and has a legend of a devilish architect.
43.9856, 10.5518
Rocchetta Mattei
Ginepri, Italy

Rocchetta Mattei

Sitting on an Italian hilltop is this surreal fortress built by the mad inventor of electrohomeopathy.
44.2235, 11.0601
(Flickr/walbrasky)
Vaglia, Italy

The Colossus of Villa Demidoff

Renaissance villa and gardens complete with a tormented colossus.
43.9114, 11.2802
Civita di Bagnoregio
Civita, Italy

Civita di Bagnoregio

This quaint Italian town keeps losing ground as the sides of its plateau slowly erode.
42.6278, 12.1140
The Monsters of Bomarzo
Bomarzo, Italy

The Monsters of Bomarzo

A 16th-century horror show built in a lovely Italian garden.
42.4871, 12.2504
A building ruin
Canale Monterano, Italy

The Ghost City of Monterano

The remains of a town so thoroughly destroyed by French forces that the citizens simply left.
42.1335, 12.0769
The path on which lovers meet
Riomaggiore, Italy

Via dell’Amore

A lover's walk between hilltop towns, decorated with graffiti love notes.
44.1023, 9.7327
Corniglia, Cinque Terre.
Vernazza, Italy

Cinque Terre

Five candy-colored villages on the Italian Riviera.
44.1324, 9.7077
This sculpture is of The Empress in a deck of Tarot cards.
Capalbio, Italy

Il Giardino dei Tarocchi

Gigantic mosaic sculptures representing tarot cards fill a garden in Tuscany.
42.4687, 11.4112