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Italy Travel Planning and General Information

These links will help you plan your vacation in Italy and include general information about Italy, transportation, money, Italian weather and climate, maps, wedding planning, and blogs about Italy.
  1. Blogs (19)
  2. Books and Guidebooks (40)
  3. Car Rentals and Driving (14)
  4. FAQ about Traveling in Italy (12)
  5. Gay and Lesbian Travel (4)
  6. Italian History (13)
  7. Italy Travel Tips (20)
  8. Language and Culture (25)
  9. Living in Italy (11)
  10. Suggested Itineraries (14)
  11. Transportation in Italy (28)
  12. Travel Packing Tips (12)
  13. Weddings in Italy (7)
  14. When to Go to Italy (10)

Best of Italy
Here are the best places to go in Italy.

Tickets for Museums and Attractions in Italy
Here are the top sites and museums that you should buy tickets ahead for and how to book or buy tickets for museums and sites in advance.

Distances between Cities in Italy - Map and Distance Calculator
Map of Italy's major cities and a calculator for distances between cities.

Free Things to Do in Italy
You don't need to spend lots of money on a vacation in Italy to have a good time, there are many free things to do and see in Italy. Use these suggestions for free things to do when traveling in Italy.

How to Spend a Great 2 Weeks in Italy - Suggested Independent Travel Itinerary
How to experience the best of Italy in just two weeks with our suggested Italy travel itinerary. You'll experience the grandeur of Rome, the romance of Venice, and the simple pleasures of Italy's heartland by spending a few days in Rome, use a one-week house rental to visit the Tuscan or Umbrian hill towns and countryside, and end with a...

Italy Travel Overview - Facts and Information about Italy
A profile of Italy, one of the most popular European countries for visitors. Basic facts and information about Italy travel.

Italy with Kids
Here are good places to take the kids on an Italy family vacation. Suggestions for where to go in Italy if you're traveling with kids.

Italy Budget Travel Tips
Budget travel tips for visiting Italy. How to spend less money in Rome, Florence, Venice, and Tuscany.

Romantic Destinations in Italy
Italy is a top romantic vacation destination in Europe. Here are Italy's most romantic destinations.

Top Ten Cities for Visitors to Italy - Top Italian Cities to See
Italy has many beautiful and historic cities that are well worth a visit. Here are our picks for the ten best cities for visitors to Italy.

Top Italian Lakes
Choose your favorite lake or plan your lake vacation with this guide to Italy's top lakes.

Top Tourist Attractions in Italian Cities
Italy's cities have many great attractions, here are the top things to see in Italy's most popular cities.

Central Italy UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Information about the World Heritage Sites in Rome, Tuscany, Umbria, Lazio, and the Marche.

How Can I Get a Visa for Travel to Italy?
Find out the requirements for a visa for travel to Italy. Find the answer to the frequently asked questions, do I need a visa for Italy and how do I get a visa for Italy? Here's how to get a visa for Italy.

Best Italian Films to Get You in the Mood for an Italian Vacation
Here are our picks for some of the best Italian films to see before you go on an Italian vacation. Movies to set the Italian mood.

Top Ten Movies About Italy from the Italian Language Guide
The Italian Language guide's recommendations for movies about Italy.

Italia Mia
Italia Mia has information about Italian and Italian-American culture, news and products, and traveling in Italy.

Tour of Italy for the Financially Challenged
Tour of Italy provides images of and information about popular sites in Italy, especially around Naples and Rome. They also have an Italian/English phrase book, Italy news, and Italy Weather.

Ultimate Italy
Non-commercial site that promotes Italian Culture, Heritage and History and also acts as a good source of information on Italy tourism and Italy tourist destinations. The site has some nice pictures, too.

Weather and Climate Information for Select Italian Cities
So how's the weather in Italy today? What will the weather be like on my vacation? These are questions that can be answered in a general sense by looking at the historical climate information. Here's a page of weather and climate for the major tourist areas of Italy.

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