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Italy (イタリア, Itaria, Italia in the Italian language) is a nation in southern Europe. It serves as a setting in two parts of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series, first featured in the second part Battle Tendency before serving as the sole setting of the fifth part Vento Aureo, as well as its related non-canon light novels.

Locales featured in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure


Venice (ヴェネツィア, Venetsia, Venezia in Italian, Venesia in Venetian) is the home of Lisa Lisa, and off its coast lies Air Supplena Island, where Joseph Joestar and Caesar Zeppeli train in the Ripple.

The city's Ponte della Libertà (リベルタ橋, Riberuta-hashi) is later the site of a battle between Giorno Giovanna, Guido Mista, and Ghiaccio. Once in the city proper, Narancia Ghirga protects his teammates from Squalo and Tizzano. Venice is also the location of the island San Giorgio Maggiore and its San Giorgio Monastery, where Diavolo makes his presence known to Bruno Bucciarati and his gang.

Venice is also the setting of the GioGio's Bizarre Adventure II: Golden Heart, Golden Ring light novel, being the home of Coniglio and Sogliola Lopez.

Volcano Island

Volcano Island (ヴォルガノ島, Vorugano-tō)[a] is a volcanic island in the Tyrhennian Sea. It is where Joseph Joestar fights Kars, who has turned into the Ultimate Thing. Joseph triggers a violent volcanic eruption, which helps defeat Kars.


Naples (ナポリ, Napori, Napoli in Italian, Napule in Neapolitan) is Giorno Giovanna's hometown, and it is here that he first meets Koichi Hirose who has come to find him at Jotaro Kujo's request as he is one of DIO's children. Naples is also where Polpo is imprisoned, leading to Giorno's induction into Passione and as one of Bruno Bucciarati's subordinates. At the train station in Naples, the team later encounters the turtle Coco Jumbo.


The Isle of Capri (カプリ島, Kapuri-tō, Isola di Capri) is the site of Giorno's first job as part of Team Bucciarati: to find Polpo's fortune. On the way to the island, they are assailed by Mario Zucchero, leading to Leone Abbacchio to need to use his Moody Blues and on the island Guido Mista faces off with Sale. While still on Capri, the group has their next task assigned to them: protect Trish Una and bring her to a then undisclosed location. It is during this time that Narancia Ghirga is ambushed by Formaggio.


The ruins of Pompeii (ポンペイ, Ponpei, Pompei in Italian, Pompeii in Latin) are the location of a special "key" needed to ensure Trish's safe passage to Venice. In the ruins, Giorno, Abbacchio, and Pannacotta Fugo come face to face with Illuso, the first of La Squadra Esecuzioni the group meets.


As part of the task to protect Trish Una, the group takes a train from Naples to Florence (フィレンツェ, Firentse, Firenze), during which time they are attacked by Prosciutto and Pesci after leaving Naples' train station and while still on the train Melone.


After fleeing Venice, Team Bucciarati takes an airplane to Sardinia (サルデーニャ島, Sarudēnya-tō, Sardegna in Italian, Sardigna in Sardininan). Before taking off they are attacked by Carne and discover his Stand Notorious B.I.G. It is in the Cala di Volpe (カーラ・ディ・ヴォルペ, Kāra di Vorupe) that Notorious B.I.G is disposed of in a location later known as Tyrrhenian's Stomach (ティレニアの胃袋, Tirenia no Ibukuro). Another part of Sardinia is the Costa Smeralda (コスタ・スメラルダ, Kosuta Sumeraruda) where Risotto Nero faces off with Vinegar Doppio.

In JORGE JOESTAR, north of Sardinia is Nero Nero Island.


Rome (ローマ, Rōma, Roma) is the capital city of Italy. Before arriving, the gang encounters Cioccolata and Secco and in the city proper, they meet up with Jean Pierre Polnareff at the Colosseum before the powers of Chariot Requiem begin to affect the city. It is on the Ponte Sant'Angelo (サンタンジェロ橋, Santanjero-hashi) where Giorno battles Diavolo.


The city of Milan (ミラノ, Mirano, Milano in Italian, Milan in Milanese) is where Purple Haze Feedback begins, specifically at its Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (スタディオ・ジュゼッペ・メアッツァ, Sutadio Juzeppe Meattsa) where Pannacotta Fugo and Sheila E meet up with Guido Mista to learn of Fugo's first task to rejoin Passione.

Villa San Giovanni

The city of Villa San Giovanni (ヴィッラ・サン・ジョヴァンニ, Vira San Jovanni, Villa San Giuanni in Sicilan) in the region of Calabria (カラブリア州, Karaburia-shū) is where Sale and Mario Zucchero face off with Vittorio Cataldi of the rebel Sezione Droghe team.


The island of Sicily (シチリア島, Sichiria-tō, Sicilia in Italian and Sicilian), with its regional capital Syracuse (シラクサ, Shirakusa, Siracusa in Italian, Saragusa in Sicilian) and the commune of Taormina (タオルミーナ, Taorumīna, Taurmina in Sicilian), is the setting of most of Purple Haze Feedback, with the Ancient theatre of Taormina, Cathedral of Syracuse, and Temple of Apollo all sites of fights between Fugo's group of Sheila E and Cannolo Murolo against Massimo Volpe and his Sezione Droghe.



  1. The more accurate name of this location is Vulcano (ヴルカーノ島, Vurukāno-tō, Isola di Vulcano in Italian, Vurcanu in Sicilian).

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