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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.
The Top 10 Cities You Should Visit 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.
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.
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.
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.
Rome Shopping Guide: From Fashions to Flea...
Shopping in Rome is fantastic whether you are searching for fashions or a bargain. Here are a few ideas on where to shop in Italy's capital.
Everything You Need to Know About Lake Como
Find what to see and do, top places to visit, where to stay, and transportation information for Lake Como, Italy's most popular vacation lake.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
How to Get from Rome to Naples
How to get from Rome to Naples, Italy. Transportation and train travel between Naples and Rome Italy.
Italy Airports Map
Italy airports map showing the major Italian airports, with links to websites and other travel information.
9 Great Day Trips from Venice
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Rome?
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 Between Rome and Venice
Here's how to get from Rome to Venice, Italy. See tips for finding train transportation between Rome and Venice.
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.
Italy's Must-See Sites and Attractions
Discover the most popular attractions and sites you must see on a visit to 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amalfi Coast Map and Travel Information
Amalfi Coast map and tourism information. Plan your vacation to the Amalfi Coast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Venice's Top Attractions: Saint Mark's Square,...
Find out what to see and do in Venice including visiting Saint Mark's Square, taking a gondola ride, and going to Carnevale.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuscany Rail Map and City Distances
Find train lines and distances between major Italian cities in Tuscany on the map with our distance calculator.
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.
Sardinia's 5 Best Beaches for Sand, Sun, and Sea
The top five beaches to visit on the island of Sardinia, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 City Map and Distance Calculator
Find the distances between major Italian cities on the map with our Italy distance calculator.
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.
How to Get from Rome to Milan
Transportation tips for traveling between Rome and Milan, Italy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Puglia Map and Travel Information: Puglia...
Puglia map of the major cities to visit in the region of Puglia, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cinque Terre Cards for Hiking the Trails and More
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get to Know Lake Garda, Italy's Largest Lake
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What to Expect When You Go to an Italian Beach
Find tips for going to the beach in Italy and top places to go to the beach. Here's what to expect when you spend the day at an Italian beach.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Pharmacy in Italy - Farmacia - Handling...
Learn about the Italian pharmacy or farmacia and what services it can offer the visitor to Italy with a medical emergency or in need of medicines.
The Drawing Room of Europe: Saint Mark's Square...
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.
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.
What's On in Venice in June
Learn about the festivals and events that happen each June in Venice, Italy. Find things to do in Venice in June.
6 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Geography of Italy - Map and Geographical...
Learn about the geography of Italy with our geographical map and information about mountains, rivers, and volcanoes.
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.
Pictures of Lake Como
Take a virtual tour of Lake Como, Italy's most popular lake, with these photos.
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.
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?
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.
Viareggio Travel Guide
Find travel and visitor information for Viareggio, Italy. Here's what to see and do in Viareggio, a Liberty style beach resort town in Tuscany.
How to Visit Il Duomo Cathedral in Florence
Find visiting information for the Florence Cathedral,or Duomo, and its dome and crypt.
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.
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 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.
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.
8 of Italy's Best Summer Music Festivals
Top Italian summer music festivals and outdoor concerts in Italy. Summer is a great time to experience an outdoor concert in Italy.
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.
What to Know about Visiting Pisa
Plan your visit to Pisa with our travel guide. Find travel and tourist information in our Pisa travel guide.
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.
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 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.
Rapallo: Italian Riviera Town with a Spectacula...
Travel guide and tourist information for visiting Rapallo, a pretty seaside resort town on the Italian Riviera with a great cable car ride.
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.
Italian Riviera Map - Interactive Liguria...
Italian Riviera Interactive map for planning a vacation to the Liguria region of Italy.
Picture of the intricaty crafted brakes on a...
Picture of the intricaty crafted brakes on a Sicilian cart. Page 8.
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.
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.
Puglia Relief Map: The Geography of the Puglia...
Puglia maps for planning your trip to Puglia. A relief map of the Puglia region showing the land contours. Information about the land of Puglia for the traveller. Page 2.
What Are the Most Famous Bridges in Venice,...
Venice, the "City of Canals," is also called the "City of Bridges" because of the numerous spans that
Food Shopping in Italy - Italian Grocery...
Guide to shopping for food and groceries in Italy. How to shop for groceries in Italian food stores and supermarkets.
What to Know about August 15 in Italy
Traditionally, Ferragosto marks the start of Italy's vacation period. Learn about the celebrations, including music, food, parades, and fireworks.
Foodie Paradise: Fall Truffle Fairs in Italy
Guide to where to go for fall truffle festivals in Italy. Find top Italian fairs for the white truffle and how to go truffle hunting in Piedmont.
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?
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.
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.
What's On in Italy in June: Festivals,...
Going to a local festival should be part of your Italy travels. Here are top Italian festivals, events, and holidays celebrated in Italy during June.
Map of Calabria Italy and Travel Essentials
Map of Calabria showing the main tourist attractions, cities, and national parks of Calabria in southern Italy.
Everything You Need to Know about Expo Milano,...
Find out about Expo Milano, the 2015 World's Fair, held in the northern Italian city from May through October.
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.
Explore Italy's Adriatic Coast: From Venice to...
Plan a travel itinerary and see where to go on the east coast of Italy along the Adriatic Sea from Trieste and Venice to Puglia, the heel of the boot.
Where to Stay on Lake Como, Italy's Most...
Find the best Lake Como hotels - guest rated and recommended hotels on Lake Como, Italy.
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.
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.
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.
July Festivals, Music, and Events in Italy
Here are top July festivals and events in Italy including the Palio of Siena, processions, and medieval competitions.
Rimini: Beaches, Nightlife, Roman Ruins, and...
Rimini is a popular seaside resort town on the east coast of Italy. Find visiting information and tourist attractions in our Rimini Travel Guide.
Visiting Italy in May? Don't Miss These...
Going to a local festival is a fun part of Italian vacations. Here are top festivals, events, and holidays celebrated in Italy during May.
How to Get to Padre Pio Shrine from Rome
Transportation between Rome and San Giovanni, Italy. How to get to Padre Pio Shrine and Church 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.

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