Things to do
Stroll across the Tiber, Rome - From the spectacular Colosseum and Roman Forum to the Pantheon, Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain, there's much history to retrace, but so much more to this fascinating city than Shakespeare himself could describe.
Milan- With an undeniably significant say in the fashion world, extravagant complexes, a sparkling nightlife, and an immense love for everything glamorous, Milan is a metropolis of the best kind. Head out of town to the malls, dressed to the nines in your high heels, for the best of the best.
Island hopping in Venice- Serpentine streets of unending possibilities Venice is an interesting blend of art and fashion in a fascinating lagoon. Get a first-hand experience of the intricate waterways here, past bridges that join small islands like pieces of a jigsaw.
Best time to visit April to October
Italy has something to offer the visitor year-round. Italy comes alive in the month of April -June and mid-September to October. The climate is generally gentle, with sunny skies and comfortable daytime temperatures, rural colours are richer making it ideal for sightseeing. County's rich culture and monuments can be best enjoyed now.
The low season runs generally from November through the end of March. August, although considered as the high season, can also be the worst month, attributable to hot, muggy, and crowded locales. Festa della Repubblica (June 2) or Ferragosto (August 15) is Italy's biggest celebrations during this period.
Winters (December - March ) in the north of Italy are cold, with rain and snow. Crowds are at a minimum in this time. Explore museums and galleries to your heart's content or shop for Christmas markets. Winter can be alluring for skiers who are looking for a little fun in the snow.
Spring (may-June) means Festivals in Italy! Flower festivals, Holy Week, and outdoor concerts and national holidays such as Easter Monday Liberation Day, Labour Day bring the best of Italy.
Untravel suggests culinary aficionados to consider the seasonal Italian kitchen calendar. The season of spring and fall see markets filled with fresh, local produce and special Italian street cuisines.
How to reach
Rome Fiumicino AIrport and Milan Malpensa Airports are the main airports in Italy.
There are around 20 airports here.Considering the distances between north and south, domestic flights can be a good way to make these longer journeys.
A variety of airlines operate flights in Italy, national carrier Alitalia to European and Italian-based companies like Easyjet, Air Italy and Blue Panorama.
Trains can be one of the most affordable modes of transport in Italy.
The 'Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Eurostar trains are the fastest and luxurious, but can be expensive too.The Intercity trains, which connect cities, are often slow. But it is the comparatively the best and economical way to see Italy closely.
RoadItaly is good for driving-reasonable rentals, no language barrier, exciting rural areas, and fine roads. You will see more of Italy if you rent a car, especially the rural locale.
Italy has an enormous coastline, so boat travel may just be a part of your Italian vacation.
There are good number of ferries and hydrofoils running from mainland towns and cities.As we all know, there is an enduring love affair between Italy and mopeds. Drive the way Italians do, on a Vespa!
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