Italy is no doubt one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Everyone will tell you this before you go. They’ll also tell you the food is amazing and the Italians are beautiful. But one thing you don’t hear (hah! pun approaching) is how beautiful Italy sounds. From church bells ringing in old Medieval …
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Italy Travel Guide
Your guide to the coolest things to do and see when traveling in Italy — only from Travels of Adam
Italy is special. Start here with my basic Italy travel tips, or jump down below to read my latest Italy travel blogs.
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When to Visit
Italy is a great European destination for year-round travel. In the summer, the country is full of tourists with long queues at just about every museum, every tourist attraction and overflowing the many pedestrian streets and Italian small towns across the country.
So, if you choose to visit in the winter, you can expect shorter queues and less crowds but the same delicious food and amazing attractions.
Italy Tours & Trips
Because it’s easy to travel around Italy on train (use Trenitalia.com to book tickets in advance), it’s possible to add several day trips onto a simple city break in Italy. But you should consider booking a multi-day tour through the country, as well, because each city has its own unique culture.
There are huge differences between Milan and Florence, or Rome and Venice, or the north to the south. Italy was unified as a country from countless kingdoms and separate states. Even today, the Vatican is its own country-capital in the center of Rome—maintaining its independence.
So, if you’re planning on visiting Italy for anything more than a weekend, make sure you visit multiple villages or Italian cities. Even a one-week Italy itinerary will help you explore the highlights!
LGBTQ – Gay Italy Guide
Italy is one of the world’s most romantic countries which makes it a great destination for LGBTQ couples. While parts of Italy are still very conservative (and religious), the country has seen many recent successes for LGBTQ equality.
Big cities and tourist hotspots like Milan, Rome and Venice are generally safe and comfortable for LGBTQ travelers, even if it’s hard to find any gay events, bars or nightlife in each city. Bologna is worth visiting as well because it’s a large university town with a young, hip population.
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Italy Travel Blogs
Photos of the Leaning Tower of Pisa at night – when most tourists have gone home but the tower is just as majestic
The neighborhoods around Rome’s Termini Station are actually surprisingly cool. Tips on where to stay and the best bars & restaurants in the area
Support this LGBT-friendly guest house planned for Abruzzo and plan a trip to one of Italy’s most special, off-the-beaten path destinations
Delicious, deep-fried foods from the world’s best culinary country! Who knew you could fry pizza?! And that it’d actually taste AMAZING!
Top 7 small cities in Europe, where culture and history meet making these some of the coolest and most unique European cities great for weekend city breaks
Travel tips for visiting Rome in the winter, when the weather may be cooler but the queues will be shorter (and the food just as tasty as ever!)
Michelangelo’s David sculpture at the Accademia Gallery in Florence is – without question – the world’s most beautiful man
Photos from one of Tuscany’s prettiest (and most photogenic) hilltop towns. Volterra is popular for tourists on day trips from Florence
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