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Celebrating the Holy Year In Viterbo.

Striking pictorial map of Italy, published in Viterbo to promote Viterbo Tourism.

This vibrant 1983 tourist map of Italy is designed with a playful and whimsical aesthetic, showcasing a variety of Italian cities and landmarks in a tapestry of bold colors. Prominently featured at the top is "Anno Santo 1983," indicating the Holy Year, a significant time for pilgrimages in the Catholic tradition.

The map captures the essence of Italy's diverse landscape, from the alpine north to the sunny south, with iconic representations of major cities like Milano, Torino, Venezia, Firenze, Roma, and Napoli. Each city is illustrated by its famous architectural symbols, such as the Duomo of Florence and the Colosseum of Rome.

A radiant sun in the top right corner, the blue hues of the surrounding seas, and a steamship traversing the waters complete this celebratory depiction of Italy, aimed at capturing the hearts of travelers and pilgrims alike during the Holy Year festivities.