How much does an average trip to Italy cost?

Average total trip to Italy cost: $12,150
Category Expense
Airfare $ 4,000
Accommodations $ 3,200
Transportation $ 925
Tours & activities $ 1,425
Apr 4, 2018

How long should you plan a trip to Italy?

As a general rule, for a 3-5 day trip choose one destination – a city or area. If you have a week to 10 days then 1-3 places in either the north OR south of Italy. For a 2 week trip you could cover 3-4 places and see both north and south. Try not to pack too much in.

What is the cheapest way to plan a trip to Italy?

One of the biggest ways to save on your trip to Italy is to get a good deal on flights. Flights will generally be cheaper during the off-season, like fall and spring, and flying in mid-week, rather than the weekend, can also save you a lot of money.

How many days do you need in Italy?

Although there is enough to do in Italy to fill a week, we recommend a stay of at least ten days for a complete Italy experience. However, if you’ve only got a couple of days in Italy, you will still be able to cover many of the main highlights of the country.

How far in advance should I book a trip to Italy?

Book tickets about 6 weeks in advance.

For small festivals (even ones that happen yearly) or anything that requires a schedule of performances, it’s completely normal for the schedule to be released about 6 weeks beforehand, or less.

Is Venice or Florence better?

Florence vs Venice: Sightseeing

Both cities score high when it comes to sightseeing. Florence is the cradle of Renaissance art and you’re surrounded by architecture from that period. That’s before you even get into the museums. A floating city is on most sightseers’ bucket lists, so Venice wins this one!

What is the cheapest month to travel to Italy?

High season is considered to be June and July. The cheapest month to fly to Italy is January.

What month does Italy shut down?

In much of Europe (especially Italy and France), cities are partially shut down in July and August, when local urbanites take their beach breaks.

What is the best time to go to Italy?

The best time to visit Italy is during spring and fall, when temperatures are comfortable and there are fewer crowds. The scenery is vibrant, prices are lower, and the weather is ideal for exploring all the country has to offer.

When should you not go to Italy?

Easter, May, and June usually see the highest hotel prices in Rome and Florence. August is the worst month in many places: Not only does it get uncomfortably hot and muggy, but seemingly the entire country goes on vacation for at least two weeks (many Italians take off the entire month).

Which city in Italy is cheapest to fly into?

​The 5 Cheapest Airports to Fly to in Italy
  1. Milan (MXP)
  2. Milan (LIN)
  3. Bergamo.
  4. Bologna.
  5. Rome. Coming up at number five is this bucket-list-topping, superlative-heavy Eternal City of Rome.

What is the cheapest day to fly to Italy?

According to CheapAir.com’s 2018 Airfare study that looked at 917 million different flights listed on its site determined that for Europe it is best to book between 1.5 month and 8 months from your travel date (160 days before is the sweet spot) with July being the most expensive month to book and Monday, Tuesday and

What is the season in Italy now?

Officially spring is during the months of March, April and May in Italy. Summer is from June through to August. Autumn is during the months of September, October and November and winter is from December to February.

What is the rainy season in Italy?

Spring (April and May) and autumn (October and November) might be rainy but there are still dry, sunny days. In the winter there are sunny, mild days but at night it sometimes gets very cold. July is the hottest month with temperatures from 73° up to 86°.

What is the average in Italy?

Average temperatures in the Amalfi – Sorrento – Cilento area
Month Average High Average Low
February 55°F / 13°C 39°F / 4°C
March 59°F / 15°C 42°F / 6°C
April 64°F / 18°C 46°F / 8°C
May 72°F / 22°C 53°F / 12°C

What are the coldest months in Italy?

What is the best month to visit Rome?

The coldest month is January: the Po valley’s mean temperature is between −1–1 °C (30.2–33.8 °F), Venice 2–3 °C (35.6–37.4 °F), Trieste 4 °C (39.2 °F), Florence 5–6 °C (41.0–42.8 °F), Rome 7–8 °C (44.6–46.4 °F), Naples 9 °C (48.2 °F), and Cagliari 12 °C (53.6 °F).

What Months Is it summer in Italy?

The best time to visit Rome is from October to April when most of the tourist crowds have dissipated and room rates are lower. Although you’ll need a warm coat, weather this time of year hardly ever dips below freezing.

Is Spain hotter than Italy?

The main high season in Italy is summer, but it’s not as simple as June-August. These days, the summer high season begins in May, covers June and July, skips August, and finishes around the end of September.

Why is Italy so hot?

Yes. Spain is hotter generally but there’s not much difference and the hottest parts of Italy such as Calabria, Sicily, southern Puglia n Sardinia are more or less as hot n sunny as southern Spain.