Italy Travel Guide

Italy steals my heart no matter how many times I visit. This countries beauty is beyond words.

People call Venice a tourist trap, but it’s blissful off season. The hidden villages around the famous five of Cinque Terre will blow your mind and historic world class cities such as Rome and Milan are well worthy of at least a few days each.

Get a car or a rail pass and explore Italy from top to bottom, if you have the time it will be an unforgettable trip.

Italy Travel Basics:

Search Cheap Flights to Italy on Skyscanner
Find Great Hotels in Italy
Get An Italy Car Hire Quote on AutoEurope
Grab the Lonely Planet Guide Book
Find Group Tours in Italy on Viator

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Italy Blog Posts

Best Places to Visit in Europe this Autumn & Winter

Being back in Europe for winter has its perks. Exploring historic cobbled streets, cool canals and grand architecture without fighting through a selfie stick crowd is well worth the chilly mornings. These eleven places should be making the cut on your agenda right now.
4th December 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

20 Hidden Europe Gems You Need to Visit in 2020

Forgot Paris and Rome for your 2020 Europe trips and discover these incredible 20 lesser-known towns and destinations. If Mantua, Cuenca and Vipava Valley don't sound familiar then this one is for you.
28th November 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Exploring Emilia Romagna: Comacchio canals, Po Delta Flamingos, and forested cycling escapes

Explore the charming canals of Comacchio, the flamingos of the Po Delta, or head deep into the forest for a cycling adventure in the Emilia Romagna countryside.
28th October 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Things to do in Emilia Romagna: 15 must visit places and experiences

Emilia Romagna is a stunning region of Italy where tiny villages of colourful houses, amazing foods, supercars and buzzing cities come together.
8th October 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Apples, aristocrats and alpine lakes: visiting Val di Non in Trentino

Inside the verdant green orchard style valley of Val Di Non, in Trentino, Northern Italy, awaits castles, mirror like lakes and culinary treats.
25th August 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Epic Puglia and Lombardy Italy two week road trip itinerary: South to North

The north and south of Italy both offer diverse and different landscapes and activities. Double your journey to Italy by visiting both Puglia and Lombardy.
9th August 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Things to do in Lombardy, Italy: a photo guide to this fantastic region

From the stunning nature of Lake Garda and Como, to the art and architecture of amazing city's, the Lombardy region of Italy packs a punch!
8th August 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

Things to do in Puglia, Italy: a photo guide to Italy’s dazzling heel

Top things to do in Puglia, such as Alberobello, Lecce, Locorotondo and Polignano a Mare. Discover the stunning region in the 'heel' of Italy's boot.
27th July 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)

In the hills of Foggia, Puglia: Watermills, orecchiette, and authentic mountain towns

Discover an authentic side to Puglia, Italy by heading to the mountains. From watermills making pasta to the towns of Bovino and Sant'Agata di Puglia.
25th July 2019/by Daniel James (Dan Flying Solo)
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Beyond The Guidebook

Hey! I’m Dan and I am a little bit obsessed with exploring the world, meeting people on the road and can usually be found lost and attached to a camera. I’ve been lucky enough to visit 50+ countries and aim to share the best travel tips, stories and guides here on the blog. If you want to be kept up to date every month + get access to the latest deals and competitions sign up on the form just down there or feel free to stalk me a bit more if you need help planning a trip, click here to get in touch!

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