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Top 10 Cities in Italy
Italy has many beautiful and historic cities that are well worth a visit. Here are our picks for the ten best Italian cities to see on your travels.
72 Hours in Rome: What to See and Where to Eat
Rome is a popular travel city in Italy with many tourist attractions. Find out what to see and do in Rome with our 3 day suggested itinerary.
Electricity in Italy - Power Plugs and...
Electricity in Italy, from plug adapters to power transformers and power converters. A primer on making your travel items compatible with Italian electricity and wall sockets.
Top 10 Places to Go in Tuscany
Its picturesque hill towns make Tuscany one of Italy's top travel destinations. Here are top 10 Tuscany towns and attractions to see on your visit.
How is Easter Week Celebrated in Italy?...
Easter week in Italy is celebrated with processions, religious festivals, and food. Find out about Italian Easter week traditions and events.
10 Must-See Sights in Florence
Here are the top must-see places and tourist attractions in Florence. Find out what to see and do on your visit to Florence, Italy.
How to Travel from Rome to the Amalfi Coast and...
How to get to Sorrento, Positano, Pompeii, and Mount Vesuvius from Rome or Naples, with train and ferry information.
Top Places To Go in Southern Italy
Find out about five top places to visit in Southern Italy. Here are Italy's most popular places to go for a vacation, from Naples south.
Everything You Need to Know About Lake Como
Lake Como is Italy's most popular vacation lake. In our Lake Como travel guide you'll find attractions, where to go, where to stay, and transportation information.
What Happens During Easter Week at the Vatican...
Rome and the Vatican are very popular during Easter season. Here are Palm Sunday and Easter week events at the Vatican and in Rome led by the Pope.
When In Rome...Take a Great Day Trip
Here are top places to go for a day trip from Rome, Italy. Where to go near Rome, Italy, and how to get there on public transportation.
Rome Shopping Guide: From Fashions to Flea...
Shopping in Rome is fantastic, no matter if you are searching for haute couture or a bargain. Here are a few ideas on where to shop in Italy's capital.
How to Travel Between Rome and Venice
Here's how to get from Rome to Venice, Italy. See tips for finding train transportation between Rome and Venice.
How to Get from Rome to Naples
How to get from Rome to Naples, Italy. Transportation and train travel between Naples and Rome Italy.
Italian Cities Often Overlooked by Tourists
Find the best small Italian cities to visit in Italy. Consider these Italian cities often overlooked by tourists if you've been to Italy's top cities.
Don't Make These Mistakes: 10 Things Not to Do...
See top mistakes tourists make when visiting Italy. Here are top things not to do on your Italian vacation.
What to Know about Gondola Rides in Venice
Find out about gondola rides in Venice, Italy. Here are tips to help you get the most out of your Venice gondola ride.
How to Get Around Venice on the Vaporetto
How to use the vaporetto, public transportation in Venice, Italy. Here are vaporetto fares and water bus information for Venice, Italy.
Italy Airports Map
Italy airports map showing the major Italian airports, with links to websites and other travel information.
What to See in the City of Romeo and Juliet
Here's what to see and do in Verona, known for its Roman arena and Romeo and Juliet. Find visiting information and top attractions for Verona, Italy.
How to Skip the Colosseum's Ticket Line
Here are ways to avoid the long ticket lines at the Roman Colosseum in Rome. Where to buy tickets for the Colosseum and Forum in Rome, Italy.
How to See da Vinci's Last Supper in Milan
How to get tickets to see The Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting in the Santa Maria delle Grazie church in Milan, Italy.
Italy's Must-See Sites and Attractions
Discover the most popular attractions and sites you must see on a visit to Italy.
The Colosseum and Beyond: Rome's Top Ancient...
Here are top ten ancient Roman sites to visit in Rome, Italy, and 2 outside the city walls. Visit these Roman sites for an overview of ancient Rome.
Plan Your Venice Vacation with Our Essential...
Use this guide to find what to see and where to go, places to stay, weather, and transportation for Venice, one of the top travel cities in Italy.
Book These Italian Museums and Attractions...
How to make reservations and buy tickets ahead for museums and tourist attractions in Italy. Top Italian sites and museums you should book in advance.
What to See and Do in Milan, Northern Italy
Here are top tourist attractions and things to do in Milan, Italy. Find out what to do and see on a visit to Milan, Italy.
The Best of Italy: Hill Towns, Cities, Lakes,...
Find out the best things to see and do in Italy, including cities, hill towns, seaside resort villages, and sights in Italy.
How to Skip the Lines and Save Money in Rome
Visiting ancient monuments and museums in Rome can be expensive. Here are cards and passes to save money and time in Rome, Italy.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Rome, Italy?
Learn about holidays, typical weather, and the most budget-friendly and least crowded times of year before planning your trip to Rome, Italy.
How to Travel from Rome to Florence
See transportation tips for traveling between Rome and Florence, Italy. Find out how to get from Rome to Florence by train or car with these travel tips.
A Beginner's Guide to Visiting Italy
Plan your Italian vacation with our travel guide. You'll find travel planning information, transportation, climate, and when and where to go in Italy.
10 Great Day Trips from Milan
Here are top places to go for a day trip from Milan, Italy. Find out where to go from Milan, Italy.
Best Venice Day Trips by Boat, Train, or Bus
Here are top places to go for day trips from Venice including islands of the Venetian lagoon, villas, and towns in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy.
Amalfi Coast Map and Travel Information
Amalfi Coast map and tourism information. Plan your vacation to the Amalfi Coast.
What to Know About Traveling by Train in Italy
Find out about traveling by train in Italy. These tips will help you when buying train tickets and riding the rails in Italy.
The Best Films to Get You in the Mood for an...
Here are our picks for best films set in Italy to see before you go on an Italian vacation. See these Italian movies to set the Italian mood. Top Italian films and movies filmed in Italy.
Where to Visit Rome's Catacombs
Find out where and how to visit underground catacombs in Rome, Italy. Find places to see skeletons, mummies, and underground burial places in Italy.
What Are the Big Events in Rome in April?
Learn about the festivals and events that happen each April in Rome, Italy. Find things to do in Rome in April.
The Essential Guide to Naples, Italy
Our travel guide has essential tourist information and suggestions on how to plan and enjoy your visit to Naples, the largest city in southern Italy.
Escape the Heat of Rome with a Beach Day Trip
Summer in Rome can be very hot. Here are three beaches that can be reached by public transportation from Rome, Italy, and a guided day tour to a beach.
Should You Visit Venice During Acqua Alta?
If you're planning a trip to Venice, weather, festivals, and the acqua alta should all be considered when deciding when to go to Venice.
Where to Go in Tuscany for a Day Out from...
Find out where to go and what to see in Tuscany on a day trip from Florence.
Italy City Map and Distance Calculator
Find the distances between major Italian cities on the map with our Italy distance calculator.
The Colorful Seaside Town of Portofino, Italian...
In our travel guide you'll find the information you need for visiting Portofino, a beautiful seaside resort village on the Italian Riviera.
When In Rome, Be Sure to See Michelangelo's Art
Where to see Michelangelo's art in Rome. Famous works by Renaissance artist Michelangelo Buonarotti are located in Rome and the Vatican City. List of Michelangelo's works and where to find them in the Vatican City and Rome, Italy.
Must-See Attractions in Rome: Fountains, Ruins...
Here are the top tourist attractions in Rome, Italy. Use this guide to Rome attractions to find the best things to see and do in the eternal city.
Saint Mark's Square, Gondolas, and Canals:...
Find out what to see and do in Venice including visiting Saint Mark's Square, taking a gondola ride, and going to Carnevale.
48 Hours in Rome: The Essential Two-Day Itinerary
Information about what to do in Rome if you've only got two days to spare, including the city's must-see attractions, dining and self-guided tours.
The Essential Guide to Milan Italy
Our Milan travel guide has tourist essentials, places to stay, transportation information, and what to see and do in Italy's fashion and culture city.
Hike, Cook, Shop, or Go to a Festival on...
Find things to do on Southern Italy's Amalfi Coast including hiking trails such as the Path of the Gods.
Espresso? Latte? Cappuccino? What Should I...
Italians are pretty fussy about their caffe, or coffee, or espresso, but there are an amazing number of coffee drinks available in any Italian bar.
Suggested Itinerary for 2 Fabulous Weeks in Italy
Find out how to experience the best of Italy in two weeks with our suggested independent travel itinerary. Plan your Italy vacation with this sample trip.
What to Know about Driving in Italy
Our Italy driving tips has things you should know before you drive on your Italian vacation. What to know about driving in Italy.
How to See the Shroud of Turin in 2015
The Shroud of Turin will be on display in spring, 2015. Tickets are free but you'll need reservations. Here's viewing information for the Holy Shroud.
11 Beautiful Churches You Have to Visit in Rome
Rome has many interesting churches worth a visit but there are some that really stand out. Here are the top churches to visit in Rome and what to see.
The 6 Best Power Adapters and Converters for...
In Italy the power sockets, voltages, and frequencies are different from in the United States. If you want to use American electrical devices in Italy, you'll need a plug adapter or power converter. Here are some top choices for power adapters and converters for your Italy travels.
Tuscany Rail Map and City Distances
Find train lines and distances between major Italian cities in Tuscany on the map with our distance calculator.
How to Get from Rome to Milan
Transportation tips for traveling between Rome and Milan, Italy.
7 Islands to Visit While in Venice
Visiting the islands of Venice is a top day trip from Venice. Here are the top islands to visit in the Venetian Lagoon when you go to Venice, Italy.
Dining Out in Italy: How to Enjoy an Italian Meal
Food is a very important part of Italian culture and dining it Italy can be a real pleasure. Here's how and where to eat out in Italy.
Do You Need to Get a Visa for Your Trip to Italy?
Do I need a visa for Italy and how do I get a visa for Italy? Find out the requirements for a visa for travel to Italy.
Take Advantage of These Designer Bargains in Rome
There are many great places to shop for designer bargains in Rome, Italy. Learn about where to find designer bargains and fashion outlets in Rome.
Explore the Vatican City Sites With These Tips
Find visiting information and sights for Vatican City, or Holy See, home to the Pope, the Vatican Museums, Saint Peter's Basilica and Sistine Chapel.
Italy Family Travel: Where to Go with Kids
Here are good places to take the kids on your family vacation in Italy. Where to go in Italy if you're traveling with children.
Where to Go for Your Romantic Italian Vacation
Here are top romantic places to go in Italy. Consider these Italian seaside villages, lakes, and cities for your romantic vacation to Italy.
Lake Como Travel Map
Our Como Lake map shows the interesting cities around the lake. Find travel information about where to go on Lake Como. Page 2.
What Events Are Happening in Italy During Your...
Find dates for Italian festivals and holidays in Italy. Here's information about popular and unusual Italian festivals in Italy listed by month.
Venice Neighborhoods, or Sestieri, Map and...
See Venice sestiere on our map and find what to see and do and where to stay in each neighborhood.
How to Get to Rome from Your Cruise Ship
Learn how to travel from Civitavecchia, the port of Rome, to central Rome or Rome airports including Fiumicino and Ciampino.
Why You Should Visit Italy in Spring
Find out about spring weather in Italy, Italian festivals and holidays, and Italian food in spring. Here's a look at what Italy has to offer in spring.
When to Go to Italy? Highlights of Each Season
Find out about Italy's seasons, holidays and weather to choose when to go. Read pros and cons of visiting Italy in winter, spring, summer and fall.
Historic Italian Opera Houses and Opera...
Italy has many beautiful, historic opera houses. Here are the top opera houses, theaters, and outdoor venues in Italy with ticket information.
Venice's Colorful Island of Burano
Burano is one of Venice's most picturesque and most popular islands for visitors. Here is information about how to get there, what to see, and where to eat.
Visiting Turin: Baroque Cafes and Squares,...
The Holy Shroud will be on display in Turin in spring 2015. Find visiting information and what else to see and do in our Travel Guide to Turin, Italy.
What's On in Venice in April
Learn about the festivals and events that happen each April in Venice, Italy. Here are holidays and celebrations in April in Venice. Find things to do in Venice in April.
Why You Need a Vatican and Rome Sightseeing Card
Find out about the OMNIA Vatican and Rome Card, a convenient three day sightseeing pass for museums and sites in Vatican City and Rome, Italy.
How to See Rome in 48 Hours
Find out how to spend 48 hours in Rome, Italy. This guide provides information about what to do in Rome if you've only got two days to spare. Learn more about Rome's must-see attractions and visiting the Vactican and get tips for dining and self-guided tours.
Best Day Trips to Take from the Amalfi Coast of...
Find the best 5 places to visit on day trips from the Amalfi Coast with information about accommodations, transportation, and travel planning.
Museums You Must See on Your Visit to Venice
Venice has an incredible variety of art in its museums. This list provides information on Venice's top museums and galleries and what to see in the museums of Venice, Italy.
5 Great Coast Towns with Beaches on Sicily
Five coast towns with great beaches on the island of Sicily. Beaches in seaside towns worth a visit on Sicily, Italy.
Carnevale Festivals: Italy's Mardi Gras or...
Carnevale or carnival is celebrated in Italy on Shrove Tuesday, 40 days before Easter. Find out about Italian carnevale traditions, dates, and events.
Garda Lake Travel Map
Lake Garda, Lago di Garda in Italian, is Italy's largest lake. Find where to go on Lake Garda with this travel map showing top cities and towns to visit. Page 3.
A Quick Guide to Visiting Rome
Find travel information and tourist attractions for Rome, Italy. Our overview of Rome has what to see and do, places to stay, transportation, and information essential to the visitor.
Tips for Using ATM Cards in Italy
Find out how to use your ATM cards for withdrawing cash or getting euro in Italy. Tips for using a Bancomat with your ATM card to get cash in Italy.
Free Things to See and Do in Florence
Find the best free things to see and do in Florence, Italy. How to sight-see in Florence without spending any money.
Cinque Terre Cards for Hiking the Trails
Get updated information about the 2 types of Cinque Terre cards, when you need to have one, what's included with the passes, and where to buy them.
Puglia Map and Travel Information: Puglia...
Puglia map of the major cities to visit in the region of Puglia, Italy.
Guide to the Amalfi Coast's Colorful Positano
Read about attractions and hotels in Positano, a picturesque resort town on southern Italy's Amalfi Coast, in our Positano travel guide.
The Essential Guide for Lake Garda, Italy
Travel guide and visitor information for Lake Garda including what to see and do. Find transportation, hotels and where to go on Lake Garda, Italy's largest lake.
Italy in April: Festivals and Celebrations...
April is a good time for travel in Italy. Here are some of the top festivals and holidays celebrated in Italy during April.
Milan Transportation Map - Getting Around...
Milan transportation map for figuring how to get around on public transportation in Milan, Italy, called Milano in Italian. Milan public transportation information.
How to Save Money on Your Italian Vacation
Find budget travel tips for visiting Italy. How to save money in Rome, Florence, Venice, and Tuscany. Here are tips for saving money on your Italy vacation.
12 Reasons to Visit Lucca
Here are top must-see sights and tourist attractions in Lucca, Italy. Find out what things to see and do in Lucca, a medieval walled city in Tuscany.
When Is Carnevale in Italy? Festival Dates from...
Find carnival dates for 2015 to 2020. Carnevale, also known as carnival or mardi gras, changes every year depending on the date of Easter.
Italy's Top Lakes
Use this guide to Italian lakes to choose which one to visit. Find where to go for a lake vacation in Italy with these top Italian lakes.
The Essential Guide to the Vatican Museums
Visiting information for the Vatican Museums or Musei Vaticani located in Vatican City. Plan your visit to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, one of the attractions you must see on a visit to Rome, Italy.
How to Get from Rome to Cinque Terre and the...
How to get from Rome to Italy's northwest coast including Cinque Terre, the Italian Riviera and Genoa. Rome to Genoa and Cinque Terre transportation tips.
Geography of Italy - Map and Geographical...
Learn about the geography of Italy with our geographical map and information about mountains, rivers, and volcanoes.
Museums You Must See on Your Trip to Rome
Rome, Italy, has many excellent museums. Use this guide to learn more about the top museums in Rome.
Ferries from Italy to Greece
Use this guide to ferries to find out how and where to go to Greece or Croatia from Brindisi and other Italian ports.
Sardinia's 5 Best Beaches for Sand, Sun, and Sea
The top five beaches to visit on the island of Sardinia, Italy.
Get Off the Tourist Track in Tuscany
Find places in Tuscany and things to do off the usual tourist destination list. Small towns, cities, and places to visit in Tuscany, Italy, away from the crowds.
Top Hill Towns and Sights in Umbria, Italy's...
Find out where to go and what to see and do in Umbria, the center of Italy, including hill towns, Etruscan sights, mummies, and a lake.
What to Know Before Going Wine Tasting in Chianti
Tips on tasting wine and visiting wineries in the Chianti region of Tuscany, Italy. What to know before you go to Chianti in Tuscany.
What to Know about Visiting Italy in Winter
Here's a look at what Italy has to offer the visitor in winter. Find out about winter weather, festivals, holidays, and cultural events in Italy.
Venice Month-by-Month
Learn about the festivals and events that happen each year in Venice, Italy. Calendar of holidays, events, and celebrations in Venice month by month. Find things to do in Venice for each month of the year.
Visiting Italy in May? Don't Miss These Festivals
Going to a local festival is a fun part of Italy vacations. Here are some of the top festivals and holidays celebrated in Italy during May.
5 Must-See Towns on Italy's Stunning Amalfi Coast
Find where to go and top towns to visit on the Amalfi Coast of Southern Italy. See a photo of the Amalfi Coast from the village of Vietri sul Mare.
Italian Tips: What to See in the Tuscan Hill...
Our travel guide has tourist essentials for visiting the Tuscan hill town of Cortona. Find where to stay, transportation, and what to see in Cortona, Italy.
Italy Train Travel Itinerary - Milan and Lakes...
A suggested travel itinerary of northern Italy from Milan and to Venice with stops in Lakes region, Brescia, Vicenza, Verona, and Padua.
Michelangelo's Moses at the Basilica of St...
Picture of Michelangelo's Moses inside the Basilica of Saint Peter in Chains in Rome, Italy. Page 17.
Pictures of Lake Como
Take a virtual tour of Lake Como, Italy's most popular lake, with these photos.
How to Visit Il Duomo Cathedral in Florence
Find visiting information for the Florence Cathedral,or Duomo, and its dome and crypt.
Where to Stay and Play on the Island of Capri,
Find essential travel information for visiting the island of Capri. Here's what to see and do on Capri Island, one of Italy's top tourist destinations.
What Dates Are Holidays in Italy and How Are...
Find out which dates are national holidays in Italy and how they are celebrated. Answer to the FAQ, what days are public holidays in Italy?
The 10 Best Films Set in Venice, Italy
Venice has been the backdrop to a number of popular movies. Learn more about the top movies set in Venice.
Italian Riviera Map - Interactive Liguria...
Italian Riviera Interactive map for planning a vacation to the Liguria region of Italy.
Italian Riviera Travel: A Guide to Cinque...
Cinque Terre, five villages, are a popular travel destination on the Italian Riviera. Find travel information for visiting Cinque Terre, Italy.
Don't Be the Victim of a Pickpocket in Italy
Find safety tips to avoid petty theft, pickpockets, and purse snatchers in Italian cities. Learn how to avoid being a target for pickpockets in Italy.
Why Visit Italy in Fall?
Here's a look at what Italy has to offer in autumn and why you should go in fall. Find out about fall foods, festivals, and autumn weather in Italy.
Enjoy a Self-Guided Walk Through Florence, Italy
Get an inside look at Florence on our self-guided walking tour to a museum, the market, the city's oldest building, and a good inexpensive restaurant in Florence, Italy.
Pictures of the Colosseum in Rome, or...
Pictures of the Roman Colosseum in Rome, Italy--known in antiquity as the Amphitheatrum Flavium. The colosseum is one of the top ancient Roman monuments and tourist attractions in Rome.
The Essential Guide to Shopping in Florence
Find out where to shop and what to look for in Florence with these places to go to buy the best the city has to offer.
Italian Travel: How to Get from Rome to Orvieto...
How to get from Rome to Orvieto, Italy. Rome to Orvieto transportation. Information about transportation to Orvieto from Rome, Italy.
Must-See Sights in Italy's Top Cities
Sightseeing, tourist attractions and must-see sights in top Italian cities. Best things to see in Rome, Florence, Venice, Milan, and Naples, Italy.
Saint Mark's Basilica Visitor Information
Saint Mark's Basilica or cathedral, known in Italian as Basilica San Marco, is one of Italy's most spectacular churches. Find visiting information for Saint Mark's Basilica, one of Venice's top attractions.
Montecatini Terme Travel Guide
Our travel guide for Montecatini Terme has visiting information including top spas and how to get to Montecatini, a famous spa town in Tuscany. Find out where to stay and what to see and do in the Tuscany spa town of Montecatini Terme, Italy.
Italian Riviera Map and Guide: Where to Go in...
Here's a tourist map and guide to top places to go on the Italian Riviera from the Gulf of Poets and Cinque Terre to Sanremo and the French border.
What Are the Top Festivals in Italy?
When in Italy, don't miss a chance to go to a festival. See our guide to top Italian festivals including Carnival and the palio of Siena.
See the Sistine Chapel Without the Crowds
Visit the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums without the crowds on an after-hours or before opening small group guided tour.
Lombardy Map - Lombardia and the Italian Lakes
Lombardy map and Lombardy travel essentials. Explore the Italian region of Lombardy or Lombardia with our map and travel information.
The Top 10 Free Things to Do in Venice
Visit Venice, Italy, on a budget without spending extra money by finding the best free things to do on your vacation.
Bologna, Italy: Medieval Monuments and Top...
Find visiting information and top tourist attractions for Bologna, an old university city in northern Italy with medieval historic center and top cuisine.
Visiting Naples? Try These Great Day Trips by...
Here you'll find top day trips from Naples, Italy. Find out where to go for a day trip by train from Naples, including Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius.
Take a Virtual Walk in Rome's Piazza Navona
Piazza Navona is one of Rome's top squares. Take a look at Piazza Navona and find out what to see with our illustrated walking tour.
Find the Best Places to Stay in Rome
Find best rated hotels in Rome, Italy. Here are top Rome hotels including budget, luxury, and places to stay in the historic center or near the Vatican.
What to Know Before Visiting Perugia, Umbria
Find what to see and do and essential travel information for visiting Perugia, a large medieval hill town in the Umbria region of Central Italy.
How to Buy Italian Train Tickets Online
Find out how to buy Italian train tickets before you go to Italy. We answer the frequently asked question about train travel in Italy, how can I buy tickets for Italian trains before I go to Italy?
Where to Take Your Kids When Visiting Rome
Find top things to see and do with kids and family activities in Rome, including parks, ancient sites, tours, and museums.
Doge's Palace Visitor Information
Find visiting information for the Doge's Palace or Palazzo Ducale on Saint Mark's Square in Venice including opening hours, location, and ticket information.
Saint Mark's Square, Venice's Top Piazza
Find out what to see on Saint Mark's Square, Venice's top piazza. Learn about churches, museums, and landmarks on Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy.
Where to Stay on Lake Como, Italy's Most...
Find the best Lake Como hotels - guest rated and recommended hotels on Lake Como, Italy.
What to See in the Roman Forum
This guide to what to see in the Roman Forum has details on the site's temples, arches, and other ancient ruins. Find Roman Forum visiting information.
Visiting Bellagio, the Pearl of Lake Como
Plan your travels to Bellagio, top vacation spot on Lake Como, with our travel guide. Find what to see and do and where to stay in Bellagio, Italy.
Get to Know the Tuscany Hill Town of Siena
Travel information for visiting Siena, a hill town in Tuscany famous for its horse race, Il Palio. See our Siena travel guide for what to see and do.
Must-See Florence Museums
Use this guide to learn about the top museums to visit in Florence, Italy. Find information for top five museums to see in Florence including the Uffizi.
What to See and Do in Sorrento on the Amalfi...
Travel guide for Sorrento, a resort town on southern Italy's Amalfi Coast. Find out where to stay and what to see and do in Sorrento, Italy.
Italian Train Tickets FAQ: When Can I Buy My...
Find the answer to the frequently asked question about Italian train travel - when can I buy my train tickets for Italy?
Map of Calabria Italy and Travel Essentials
Map of Calabria showing the main tourist attractions, cities, and national parks of Calabria in southern Italy.

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