Italy travel guide

Quick Facts before visiting Italy:

💱Currency: Euro €
💶 Budget for a trip to Italy: The average daily cost for a trip to Italy is €130 a night for both food and accommodation.
💜 Is tipping required in Italy? Tipping in Italy is not required. Sometimes you will find it included in your bill as coperto which is a flat, fixed cover charge. It usually covers the price of bread that is brought out to the table ahead of the meal.
☀️Best time to Visit: April or May if you want to avoid peak tourist time and very hot summers or September to October when the weather is mild.
🏥 Travel Insurance in Italy: I recommend SafetyWing which will cover you in case of trip cancellations or any accidents during your travels.

Hidden Gems in Italy

Unique Places to visit for EVERY region!

This post will cover 20 hidden gems in Italy: one town for each of the 20 regions of this wonderful country. Italy is by far my favorite country and I have explored it deeply. I am all about finding the best hidden gems and exploring the off-the-beaten-path places. There is so much unexplored beauty in this world that deserves to be found and treasured. Read on to discover the truly unique places to visit in Italy!

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solo travel in italy

Is it safe to travel Italy solo?

Your guide to navigating Italy solo.


Planning to solo travel in Italy?

Italy is the perfect place to explore solo especially if you love great food, history, beautiful architecture, and more! Italy has so much to offer. In one country you will find amazing beaches, mountains, city life, and hidden picturesque villages. So, for whatever traveler you are, Italy is surely not to disappoint. As a first time solo traveler to Italy, you may want to pick destinations that are more touristic as many of these places will know likely know more English.

Italy on a budget

Visiting Italy doesn’t mean you have to drain your wallet. In fact, with the right tips and tricks, you can have an amazing time in Italy on a budget. From wandering the charming streets of Florence to lounging on the Amalfi Coast, learn my hacks to master the art of budget travel in Italy.

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Tips & Tricks for Traveling Italy on a Budget

Cheapest Places in Italy to Visit