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ITALY DESTINATION GUIDE

“Uffizi Gallery in Florence is a world class museum with an incredible renaissance art collection. Enjoy a guided tour with a Local Specialist to make the experience more memorable, especially when in front of Botticelli’s stunning ‘Birth of Venus’ painting”

Pino, Travel Director
Italy at a glance
From the canals of Venice, to the ancient Colosseum, to the hills of Tuscany, we explore the pockets of Italy that make this country a classic. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and discover why this country is much more than pizza, pasta and picturesque sites.
Currency
Euro
Winter avg temp
8°C
Summer avg temp
26°C
Time Zone
GMT+2
Capital City
Rome
Language
Italian
Good morning
Buongiorno
Good evening
Buonasera
Italy Pasta

What to pack for Italy

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A classic linen outfit

The Italians are famous for their equal parts glamorous and effortless dress sense. Look the part with a few ensembles featuring classic linens in navy and white.

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A blank journal

With the wealth of inspiration tucked into every corner of Italy, you might find yourself compelled to write down notes or memories. At the very least to remember the traditional Italian recipes you learn.

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Headphones

With such a large expanse of space to explore, on some days, long journeys are unavoidable. The scenery will provide plenty of visual entertainment, while headphones can be used to listen to some local music or enjoy podcasts about Italian history, culture and politics when you're not enjoying the storytelling from your Travel Director.

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A small blanket

When exploring the soul-stirring setting of Tuscany, a picnic may call. Come prepared with a small blanket to cover in wine and cheese.

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Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes

A classic memoir that brought the romance of Tuscany to the world, there’s no better time to read this book than when venturing through the country yourself.

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