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Tips To Help You Plan Your Beautiful Italian Vacation


Planning a trip to Italy can sometimes be difficult but luckily today there are many ways you can make your vacation unforgettable. Italy is a fascinating European country that millions of people visit every year for their culture, scenery and attractions. There is so much history in Italy that you will find it hard to visit every historical site.

Italy is known for their food which people talk about every time they come back from the country. For anyone who is looking to dive into Italian culture now is a great time to start searching online. With websites such as Expedia and TripAdvisor it makes it easy for you to find deals and bundles. According to Expedia1 they claim that if you bundle a flight and hotel you could save up to $583 which is a steal.

There are so many things to do in Italy depending on what you are into, here is a list of some of the places that you could visit and some of the attractions that people tend to like.

How to Find Your Way through Italy

Since Italy was many cities that are interesting to visit, it is best to start from either the top or bottom of the boot and then work your way around. There are many sites that offer tours around the country making it easier for you to see what Italy has to offer. Most people end up starting in either Venice or Rome which are the two bigger tourist cities in Italy, another city that people often find remarkable is Florence.

You could find trips that travel through all of these cities that last around 7 days but if you are looking to do a 14 day trip than you are able to explore more cities that other people don’t really visit. Cities such as Lucca, Umbria, Pisa and Parma which offer you some of the finest restaurant and the most authentic Italian culture.

An important factor to take into consideration is the time of the year that you want to visit the country. Most of the time you are not going to get clear and sunny skies, but the best times for you to plan your vacation is in the months of May, June and October. If you are looking to go in the month of August you might want to reconsider due to the holiday Ferragosto. During this Roman Catholic holiday most of the shops and restaurants are closed but you could still visit all the museums if you end up going.


Do you like wine and food that is grown and made naturally? In Tuscany you will find the best wine and food in the country. The scenery is amazing around the city of Tuscany which has enormous mountains, vineyards, rolling hills and rustic looking houses. This is a very romantic city to take that special someone that you love, a perfect place for a honeymoon.

If you are looking to drink at some of the best vineyards in the world than Tuscany has everything to offer. According to TripAdvisor2  they are offering a wine tasting experience for a small group in the Tuscan countryside for only $91.87. There are so many deals like this online that you could take advantage of. Since there are certain grapes that are only grown in this region, this makes the wine tastes like something that you have never tasted before. Tuscany should be on your list if you are a wine connoisseur.


If you are going to take a vacation to Italy then Rome should be on the top of your list. There is so much history located in Rome from the Coliseum to the Vatican, you will be amazed how old and how long these structures have been standing. In the Vatican you will be able to witness some of Michael Angelo’s paintings and some of the oldest relics from the Roman Empire.

It is a very busy city to be sure that you have a plan before you visit, there are many tours offered and many sites to see that are located everywhere in the city. Restaurants that are located here are some of the oldest and you could find the authentic taste of Italy just around every corner.

Italian Cruises

There are many ways that you could travel in Italy but one of the best ways to see the countryside is to take an Italian cruise. With cruises you are able to travel to all the coastal cities with some of the best views that Italy has to offer. This is an amazing way to travel because you don’t have to worry about driving anywhere and almost everything is already planned for you.

If you are looking to take a cruise that will take you through Italy and Croatia than Royal Caribbean3 is offering a 7 night cruise that starts at $708 which is a great deal with all the cities that you visit. This is a wonderful way to see Italy and the culture it has to bring.

Finding the Best Deals in Italy

To save the most money when you plan your trip to Italy you should try to follow these steps to help cut back the cost:

  • If you are looking to save money on almost everything try to plan your trip right before or after everyone tends to go on vacation there.
  • Look for promotions and discounts with the airlines and hotels that you are booking with.
  • Be open to making changes to your plans
  • Contact a travel agent.
  • Look for credit card promotions.

Hopefully these tips will help you plan your amazing trip to the beautiful country of Italy, remember to compare different websites for you to find the best deal.  





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Kevin Charles

Associate Writer

Kevin is the newest member of the Wavez writing staff. He lives in Los Angeles and got his start as a screenplay writer. He still loves writing scripts in his free time and hopes to one day have a play on Broadway!