In Italian and English, and most other European languages for that matter, the names of the most historically important places tend to get translated. For example, London in Italian becomes Londra, Paris is Parigi, and Köln is Colonia, just to name a few.
The good news for learners is that, in most cases, the English and Italian names strongly resemble each other. Below you’ll find the top fourteen cities and regions in Italy whose names have been anglicised. We’ve included an audio file with the pronunciation to help you practise saying them like a true Italian!
How to say “Italy” in Italian
How to say “Venice” in Italian
How to say “Florence” in Italian
How to say “Rome” in Italian
How to say “Naples” in Italian
How to say “Milan” in Italian
How to say “Turin” in Italian
How to say “Genoa” in Italian
How to say “Sicily” in Italian
How to say “Sardinia” in Italian
How to say “Apulia” in Italian
How to say “Lombardy” in Italian
How to say “Piedmont” in Italian
How to say “Tuscany” in Italian