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5 Ways to Enjoy Your Trip to Italy to the Fullest

5 Ways to Enjoy Your Trip to Italy to the Fullest


Italy is a place that is rich in diversity. From delicious pizzas to great art; this place is a hub of romance, adventure, and fun. It has something for everyone. Whether you are planning a trip with your better half or your family or you are going on a solo vacation; Italy won’t disappoint you. Italy is home to some of the best cities and once you lose yourself in the whirlwind of exploring this place; you might fall short of time. This is why planning your trip beforehand is very important. You must keep your travel plans within your time frame because you do not want to lose yourself in the overwhelm of tourism as it might not let you enjoy anything to the fullest. 

Whether you are an artsy soul, looking for original art for sale or you are a romantic couple, just wishing to enjoy your time alone; Italy won’t disappoint you. And here is how you can enjoy it to the fullest. Without any further ado, let’s get into them…

#1 Plan it During Spring or Autumn

Italy is a hot destination and thus, you definitely do not want to visit it during the summer season. Sightseeing can get super uncomfortable and difficult. Moreover, a lot of tourists flock to the country during their summer vacations; this is not an ideal time if you are seeking a peaceful and beautiful trip. It is recommended that you plan your trip to Italy during the spring or autumn time. The crowd isn’t that annoying, the weather is pleasant and the rates are a bit cheaper too. 

#2 Art Lovers Must Visit Rome & Florence

If you have an appreciation for art and history, then visiting Rome and Florence might be a great idea. From the Colosseum and Forum in Rome to the famous Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence; these cities are two of the most visited places in Italy. Booming with history and eye-catching art museums, there is a lot to explore. And if you are up for it, then head out and you won’t be disappointed. 

#3 But Also Ditch the Tourist Areas 

Although Rome and Florence or Venice are definitely worth watching and exploring; ditching the idea of being surrounded by tourists all the time can be refreshing too. Why not sit back and head out to a small town in Italy after 5 pm and enjoy the sunset with your partner? Sit in a park or walk around, exploring the locals and just being at peace with the love of your life? Italy definitely has romance in the air, so you won’t be disappointed to just stroll around either. 

#4 Visit Lake Como

Lake Como is a must-visit for anyone who travels to Italy. This destination has been the favorite summer retreat for all the famous and rich Romans and Italians. The villas and the steep shores portray an extremely luxurious outlook of the space. If you are visiting this place during the summer season, then expect a lot of crowds here. However, if you are going during the recommended seasons, then you might be able to enjoy a little me-time here and breathe in the luxurious scenery. There are different options to stay at Lake Como as well. Depending on your budget, you can opt for one too. 

#5 Pack Sensibly

Dragging your suitcase through the cobblestone streets of Italy can be quite exhausting. And almost all residences in Italy have a lot of stairs as well. Thus, pack appropriately. Travel experts recommend you always pack less than what you think you need. You are likely to shop when roaming around. You need to leave space in your suitcase to keep things later on. Moreover, the temperature fluctuates largely in Italy. It can be super hot in summers and quite chilly during the autumn and winter season. Therefore, always check the temperature and weather forecasts before your trip and pack accordingly. Moreover, keeping comfortable shoes along Italian streets can be a little difficult to walk on and your feet must feel comfortable whilst doing so. 

To Conclude…

There is a lot to explore when it comes to Italy. With rich diversity in art, culture, and history; Italy can easily leave you yearning for more. It is certainly impossible to explore all the “worth visiting” destinations within a single trip and you shouldn’t try to fit them all in one either. Thus, always plan beforehand and be very rational when doing so. Select the destinations you definitely want to visit and make sure that you always keep a day off, to sit back and relax. We hope you have a nice journey and you enjoy it to the fullest.

About the author

Carmen Edelson is the Founder of Carmen's Luxury Travel. Carmen has been traveling the world for over a decade. Her travels allow her the opportunity to pursue her itch to travel to the best luxury destinations, and experience those first class tastes from around the world.

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