How To Plan Your Italian Vacation
Your dream of experiencing the splendour of Italy has finally come true. As you plan your trip, you realise there are so many interesting things and so many exciting places. What do you do?
Read our expert answers to the most frequently asked questions about Italy:
What are the must-visit destinations?
For first time visitors, a short visit to Rome, Florence, and Venice is compulsory, but we also recommend to explore some less known towns. There are plenty of hidden gems around the main cities Every city or town in Italy has a different vibe: From the ancient majesty of Rome to the birthplace of Renaissance of Florence. If you visit in the months between April and October, we also recommend the south of Italy such as Puglia, Calabria and Basilicata.
What are the museums I should book in advance?
For the most important and famous museums in Italy, we recommend advanced reservations that will enable you to skip the serpentine queues: Vatican Museums, Colosseum and Borghese Gallery in Rome, Uffizi and Accademia Galleries in Florence. In Venice, you should get tickets for the Doge’s Palace.
What are the benefits of letting a travel agent planning your itinerary?
A travel agent can help you discover all the hidden gems of Italy by guiding you away from the overcrowded tourist trail. Travel agents gives you local support and gives you the best deals with their expansive travel network. You have the opportunity to save time, save money, and build a fantastic vacation experience.
How far in advance should I start planning my vacation?
The sooner you make your plans, the better. The best prices are found early, with fares going up as your departure dates approach.
Do I need travel insurance?
We strongly recommend it. It will protect you from issues such as an inconvenient flight delay and cancellation due to sickness or medical emergency. Travel insurance is important.