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List Rules Italian cities or towns that have fewer than 100,000 inhabitants

There are so many wonderful, small cities in Italy, each with it's own unique  character.  Unfortunately, it's almost impossible to squeeze every Italian city in your travel itinerary. To help you plan a memorable trip, we've listed the small cities in Italy that are definitely worth a stop.

Italy is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, welcoming millions each year, but top vacation spots in Italy like Rome, Venice, Florence, Naples, and Vatican City get much of the love. Small cities like Siena, Perugia, and Assisi pack just as much punch for travelers as the larger cities with attractions like universities, museums, and stadiums. Luckily, the existing inexpensive rail system and other public transportation makes reaching these cities relatively easy. Once there, walking will allow you to see all the cities these hidden gems have to offer.

Check out more lists like Most Delicious Italian Beer and Tastiest Italian Cuisine to immerse yourself in Italian culture
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Siena is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Assisi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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San Gimignano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Lucca is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Ravenna is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Taormina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Orvieto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Padua is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Capri, Campania is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Perugia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Siracusa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Como is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Lecce is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Urbino is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Perugia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Parma is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Matera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Cadrezzate is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Corniglia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Bergamo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Portovenere is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Mantua is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Monterosso al Mare is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Benevento is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy
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Cremona is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Small Cities to Visit in Italy