[icon=best_time]Spring (March - May) and fall (September - November) when crowds are smaller
  • [icon=historical_site]Colosseum, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Duomo, & other iconic landmarks
  • [icon=culinary]Gastronomy (pasta, pizza, gelato, wine, mozzarella)
  • [icon=general]Ancient Roman & Etruscan ruins
  • [icon=art_museums]Renaissance art & architecture
  • [icon=shopping]Iconic fashion & world-famous soccer (or football)
  1. Florence
  2. Lake Como
  3. Milan
  4. Tuscany
  5. Rome
  6. Venice
  7. Amalfi Coast
  1. What’s the best way to spend 10-14 days in Italy?
  2. What are the best lakes to visit in Northern Italy?
  3. How long should I stay in Cinque Terre?
  4. What’s the difference between Northern & Southern Italian cuisine?
  5. Is it easy to vacation in Italy with kids?
  1. Tipping is usually included when dining out. On the receipt, it will say “Coperto,” which is a per person service fee (usually 2-3 euros).
  2. Many cities in Italy have cobblestone streets, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes for long days of walking.
  3. It is required to cover your shoulders out of respect when visiting the Vatican and other churches, so be sure to pack a shawl or cardigan—even if you’re visiting in the height of summer.
  4. Bargaining in flea markets is common, but not acceptable in food markets or in most shops and department stores.
  5. The Roma Pass is a great option if you are only doing a short visit to Rome. You can get a pass that is good for 48 or 72 hours, but you’ll definitely have to be a see-it-all traveler to get your money’s worth.
  6. 6 Questions To Ask Before You Rent A Car In Europe