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Things To Know About Traveling To Italy

Posted by on June 4, 2020 in Travel and Entertainment with 0 Comments

Colosseum in Rome, Italy

There are many reasons to visit Italy, but it's good to know as much as possible before visiting.

Attractions to see when traveling to Italy

Whether you are looking for a mountain escape and a ski trip, long and sunny days at the beach, or sightseeing the historical sites and landmarks, there's literally everything for everyone. Keep reading to find out about what are the main and most iconic places to visit while in Italy.

Historical sites and landmarks

  • Ancient Rome with all its history, Vatican City, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, The Trevi Fountain, The Acropolis in Selinunte, Milan Cathedral
  • Iconic Cities and Provinces
  • Venice and the Grand Canal, The City of Siena, Verona and the Balcony of Juliet, Cinque Terra, The Ruins of Pompeii, Capri, Sicily, and Tuscany
  • Go to the beach or explore Italy by boat. Rimini, Viareggio, Sanremo or Costa Verde in Sardinia, Lake Como in Bellagio
  • Go skiing in the majestic Dolomites Mountains.

Why you should travel to Italy

Italy has the ability to offer you everything you ever wished for. Deciding to take a trip to Italy may be the best decision you've done in a long time. Do you feel like you need a break from everything? Are you stressed and looking for a solution to your problems? The answer is not a trip to your therapist. The answer is Italy. The beauty of this country knows no limits. Vibrant cities, endless seasides, streets full of magic and history, and the list could fill out pages. Italy has a way to make problems and worries go away and it can give you that long-desired peace of mind you've lost due to the stressful everyday life.

Tips for driving in Italy

If you decide to take your car or a rented car as a main means of transportation you should take into consideration that Italy is a touristic country after all. You may encounter a lot of traffic, signs that you won't understand and narrow streets and no possibility to park. But either way, you need to get to those amazing tourist attractions, and if the car is your choice, here are some tips or driving in Italy.

Rent a car but pay attention if the price is too good to be true.

They might ask you to pay the extra money, either when you pick up or when you return the car. You find a comparison of car hire in Italy so you know which is the best for you.

If you are outside of the European Union you will need an International Driving Permit which is actually a translation of your driver's license. The universal driving rules apply here too so you don't need to know any additional ones.

Pay attention to the ”Zona Traffico Limitato ( ZTL)” or ”Area Pedonale'‘ signs. You usually find them in small cites, or in the historical centers.

Park your car on the right side of the road and in the ”blue zone” areas you'll need a parking disk. You can't buy those from the touristic offices.

When you need to refuel your car know the difference between ”gasolio'‘ which is diesel and ”benzina'‘, meaning petrol or gasoline.

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