You should probably know that Italy is a country, which is divided in many regions. Each region has different traditions and customs.
n the past, there were also dialects for each region that could not be understood easily from residents of other regions. The unification of the country is early, as the country is younger than the United States of America. Before the unification, the regions were independent kingdoms.
Due to its past, many travelers think that Italy is a country divided in many different pieces. Make sure that when you visit Italy, you will have the chance to visit many different places from numerous regions.