SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fotopedia, the publisher of popular iOS apps and recipient of the 2011 Best Tablet App of the Year Crunchies Award, today announced that its newest app, Fotopedia Italy, is available in the App Store.
Fotopedia Italy is optimized for the iPhone 5, new iPad, and iPad Mini with thousands of spectacular high-resolution images.
The free application enables people to explore the “Beautiful Country” as never before, with breathtaking images throughout Italy from the grottoes of Sicily to the peaks of the Italian Alps. Revel in the beauty of Michelangelo’s masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the majestic views from the cliffs of Capri or Cinque Terre, the history of Ancient Rome, and the romance of the floating world of Venice.
Fotopedia Italy brings the country’s vast collection of hidden gems and most popular attractions directly to one’s fingertips. The app puts the entire country on display to visually plan your next vacation, create personalized tours, and simply enjoy the stunning, constantly changing vistas.
“More than 15 million people in over 200 different countries and territories are now exploring the beauty of the word using the Fotopedia apps,” said Jean-Marie Hullot, CEO of Fotopedia. “With this app, it is easy to see why Italy is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. In fact, Fotopedia Italy is probably the most beautiful app we have ever done.”
About “Fotopedia Italy”
Fotopedia Italy is ideal for travel enthusiasts. The app features a fantastic collection of thousands of images, contributed by the ever-growing Fotopedia community, Visual Stories, published several times per week, interactive maps and a Trip Builder, to create your own Italian escape.
Features of the app include:
- Thousands of breathtaking pictures served at high resolution for the Retina display
- Trip Builder to create your own trip or easy-to-build personalized tours
- Free Wallpapers for your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
- Visual stories, updated frequently
- Instant Slideshows
- IOS 6 Facebook and Twitter sharing to easily share your favorite images and stories
- Complete navigation with smart tags, search and interactive maps
Pricing & Availability
Fotopedia Italy is available for free from the App Store at www.itunes.com/appstore.
The app is offered worldwide in nine languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.
Fotopedia is the publisher of Fotopedia Magazine and a suite of iOS apps, including “Fotopedia Heritage”, one of Apple’s Hall of Fame best 50 apps of all times. Fotopedia is also the recipient of the 2011 Best Tablet App of the Year Crunchies Award. Fotopedia provides new ways to discover, explore and share the beauty of the world. The company was founded by Jean-Marie Hullot, who was previously CTO at NeXT and CTO of Apple’s Applications Division and a team of Apple veterans. Fotopedia has offices in San Francisco and Paris.