Crowd-Free Italian Destinations and Local Peculiarities
Sunny Italy is rightfully one of the most popular vacation destinations. Although now is not the best time to travel, we still hope that soon this amazing place will be open for anyone who wants to visit it. In this article, we would like to tell you about some gorgeous crowd-free destinations, Italian peculiarities, and everything you need to know before visiting this country.
Consider traveling in the shoulder season (April–June and September–October). The weather is not so hot, there are fewer tourists hence it’s easier to experience the life of locals, and the prices on everything are lower.© Depositphotos
Of course, it all depends on what you are planning for your trip. If you are going to explore Italian streets, cafes and museums, May or September is the best choice. Winter is the perfect season for mountain climbing. And central and southern Italy in August won’t leave beach lovers indifferent.© Depositphotos
Tips for Visiting Italy
- Generally, Italy is a safe country to visit, but still, remember not to carry around a lot of cash. Also, be sure not to use ATMs in crowded places. © Depositphotos
- Always be careful when crossing the streets. © Depositphotos
- Remember that your smartphone, camera, or purse can be a target for pickpockets, so keep an eye on your belongings.
- When visiting the Vatican, dress according to the local rules. Sleeveless clothing, hats, and short skirts and shorts are not allowed. Also, be sure to put your phone on silent while in museums.
Visiting Italy, you may see many plastic water bottles in front of street doors. Some tourists think that they are for watering plants. In fact, Italians use them to keep stray cats and dogs away from their doorstep or lawn. It’s the reflection on the bottles that scares them away.© Depositphotos
Italy is full of destinations that are really popular among tourists. Of course, these places are worth seeing, but if you prefer spending your vacation crowd-free, here are our favorite picks.© Depositphotos
Underrated Places to Visit in Italy
Located in 40 minutes by car from Venice Padua is the perfect place to take a break from the crowds. It has great architecture, stylish cafes, and one of the oldest universities in the world, established in 1222.
Amazing fish markets, boat trips, and the world’s oldest clock are only a few of many reasons why you should visit this small and charming town on the Adriatic coast.
This lovely town is perfect for those who want to relax. Consider that although it’s not very popular among foreign tourists, many Italians visit it during European holiday months (July and August).
This beautiful town with sandy beaches is perfect for a romantic vacation.
Here’s another amazing town on Italy’s Adriatic coast. It has beautiful sights and is perfect for outdoor activities.© Depositphotos
We hope that our travel tips and Italian destinations list will help you experience the perfect vacation. Have you been to Italy? Share your experience in the comment section.