Things to Do in Italy

Go truffle hunting, Try the amazing street foods, Hike to an active volcano, Take a road trip on Amalfi Coast, Enjoy a sailing tour, Enjoy cave exploration, Take a Dolomites hiking trip, Take a classic gondola ride and many more.

There are so many unique and cool things to do in Italy, that it becomes difficult to make a choice. Whether you are looking for jaw-dropping bucket list experiences or the classic Italian activities, there are literally thousands of things to choose from.

Thinking of what to do in Italy? The more adventurous travellers can choose to hike till the active volcano crater of Mt. Vesuvius, explore underground sea caves dating back to the Bronze Age, visit Baia city and its underwater ruins, hike in UNESCO protected Dolomite mountain ranges, and explore one of the few exciting blue grottos in the world.

Those on a romantic vacation or the ones travelling with family needn’t despair. The most classy activities to do in Italy range from rare truffle hunting, visiting the charming medieval villages on the UNESCO protected Amalfi Coast, taking the world-famous gondola ride in Venice’s intricate canal system, water-skiing in the pristine Lake Como, tasting the finest and oldest wines in the world and creating your signature perfume.

This travel guide draws together the most incredible experiences and things that Italy has to offer for the most memorable vacation of your life! Read on to know what makes Italy so extraordinary and worthwhile of your time.
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Duomo Florence Tickets: Skip the Line | Book Now @ ₹1899 Only! Featured
Duomo Florence Tickets: Skip the Line | Book Now @ ₹1899 Only!

Florence

About Florence Duomo:Named in honor of Santa Maria del Fiore, Florence's cathedral stands tall over the city with its magnificent Renaissance dome. It is a vast Gothic structure built on the site of the 7th-century church of Santa Reparata.It is the most recognizable building in Florence, Italy. One of the top ten attractions of Florence is the cathedral and its corresponding bell tower (campanile) and baptistery (battistero).  This fourth-largest church in Europe is a must-visit on your trip.About the Duomo Florence Tickets:Making to one of the world's top landmarks, the Duomo cannot be missed visiting. With us, you can get skip-the-line access and enter the attraction without entering into the hassle. This is a 30-minute tour and with this, you get to learn about the history of this site and legends behind this famous architectural treasure.With this, you also get an entry ticket to Museo Della Misericordia. Thrillophilia helps you spend more time in exploring the attraction rather than standing in the line to buy Duomo Florence tickets. This breathtaking site will allow you to create memories and share with your relative back home.Time: 9:45 am/10:15 am/1:45 pm/2:15 pm/3:15 pmLocation: In front of Museo della Misericordia, located in Piazza del Duomo 19/20How To Reach:From Santa Maria Novella Train Station head south toward Piazza Della Stazione, turn right onto Piazza Della Stazione and then slight left onto Piazza dell'Unità Italiana. Continue onto Via Panzani. Via Panzani turns slightly left and becomes Via de' Cerretani. Continue straight onto Piazza di San Giovanni. Turn right onto Via Dei Calzaiuoli. Turn left onto Piazza del Duomo and on your destination is on the right.Note:Children aged 2-14 years can avail child ticket for the guided tour Florence Duomo.Children aged 0-1 years can participate for free but need to make a booking to get the vouchers for guided tour Florence Duomo.Our support team will get in touch with you to confirm your preferred time slot after you make a booking.
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Guided Walking Tours Florence | Book Now @ ₹1099 Only Best Seller
Guided Walking Tours Florence | Book Now @ ₹1099 Only

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Florence

About Florence Guided Walking Tour:Enjoy the Florence walking tour around the mesmerizing city of Florence which allows you to relax and reveal the best of the place. This Florence city walking tour allows you to submerge in the beauty of the place where you cannot stop yourself adoring the attractions we visit.The tour takes you to all the places that give you the real taste of Florence. From the charming city center to Uffizi Gallery Courtyard and Brunelleschi's Dome visit them all. The city center is complete with an excellent introductory to triumphs and tragedies of the venerable and brave Florentines. All the places have some interesting stories in the store. This tour is a one-stop destination to learn more about the city and take back a lot of worth-sharing memories. Book now and thank us later.Tour Schedule:Winter Season (16 Nov 2018-14 Mar 2019)Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday): 1:30 pm - 3:15 pmSummer Season (15 Mar 2019-15 Nov 2019)English tour: 1:30 pm-2:30 pm, dailyMeet Up Information:Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the departure time.Winter Season:Time: 1:30 pmAddress: Via Martelli, 33RED, FlorenceSummer Season:Time: 1:30 pmAddress: Piazza San Lorenzo 13/R, FlorenceHow To Reach:(Winters)Take the bus 23 to Via De' Pucci Station and walk for 1 minute(Summers)Take the Trenitalia Line REG to Firenze S.M.N. station and walk for 8 minutesNote:Participants aged 0-14 years can participate for free but need to make a booking to get the voucher for Florence guided walking tour.
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Rome Airport Shuttle Bus Tickets | Book Now @ ₹480 Only! Best Seller
Rome Airport Shuttle Bus Tickets | Book Now @ ₹480 Only!

2H

Rome

One of the best cities in the world, let alone Italy, is undoubtedly Rome. Its cultural attractions attract millions of tourists every year, and most of them come by air. Rome airport is one of the busiest airports in the country, and getting a taxi to the city after a long flight could be a very inconvenient task. About Rome airport transfers by bus:We provide you with cheap Rome airport transfer with a safe and convenient shuttle bus transfer service between the airport and Rome’s public transport hub, taking out all your stress from traveling. Choose from flexible transfer options that include one way or round trip shuttle services to accommodate your traveling needs. Get to ride inside modern and comfortable air-conditioned buses under the command of a professional and friendly driver.Frequency: Every 30 minutes during the day, less frequent at nightTicket Types:One Way Ticket from Fiumicino Airport to Rome Termini StationOne Way Ticket from Rome Termini Station to Fiumicino AirportRound Trip Ticket (First Departure from Fiumicino Airport)Round Trip Ticket (First Departure from Rome Termini Station)Boarding Locations:Fiumicino AirportLocation: Terminal 3, Bus stop No.14Rome Termini Station Bus StopLocation: Via GiolittiAddress: Via Giovanni Giolitti, 38, 00185 Roma RM, ItalyHow to Reach: Take bus 360 to Termini (MA-MB-FS) Station and walk for 5 minutesNote:Children aged 0-4 years can avail the Rome airport transfers bus for free.
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Florence Accademia Gallery Tour: Skip the Line Ticket @ 2,499 Only Best Seller
Florence Accademia Gallery Tour: Skip the Line Ticket @ 2,499 Only

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Florence

About Accademia Gallery:Home to magnificent giant marble sculptures created by Michelangelo, and above all, David, Accademia Gallery satisfies your curiosity for botany, music, art symbols, and painting techniques. The site helps you admire the works by Perugino, Filippino Lippi, Pontormo, Domenico Ghirlandaio and Bronzino.Florentine Renaissance wedding feast and portraying medieval streets, monuments and precious brocade garments witnessing the customs and wealth of the noble families of the 1450s are depicted at the front panel of a wedding chest. The site is a place to discover opera, theatre, and classical music.About Florence Accademia Gallery Tour:The Florence Accademia Gallery tour allows you having direct access to the Gallery with a skip-the-line Accademia Gallery ticket. The attraction is one of the top museums in the world and attracts millions of visitors. The package allows you to access Renaissance religious art, then marvel at the original David, one of Michelangelo's most famous sculptures in the world.Head straight inside the museum with your priority access Accademia Gallery ticket accompanied by an expert and friendly guide. Get a chance to admire, masterpieces such as I Prigioni and San Matteo. Also, viewing the works by Botticelli and Giambologna makes this a complete experience. Visit this gallery to make your tour to Italy complete.Time: 10:00 am - 12:15 pmHow to Reach:Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy.Take the Trenitalia Line REG to Firenze S.M.N. station and walk for 13 minutesNote:Children aged 0 - 5 years can participate for free but need to make the booking to get the vouchers for Accademia Gallery tickets.
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Hop on Hop off Florence Bus Tour | Book Now @ Flat 10% off Best Seller
Hop on Hop off Florence Bus Tour | Book Now @ Flat 10% off

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Florence

About the Florence Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour:Florence Hop on Hop off Bus Pass allows you to visit places in the city. With Line A, you can visit mesmerizing sights such as Basilica di Santa Croce, Piazzale Michelangelo. Whereas on Line B allows you having stunning tree-lined views and lets you stop in Fiesole to admire Roman Theater.The multilingual audio guide onboard makes your trip full of knowledge and helps you create worth-sharing memories. With the guide, dive in the fascinating history of the place and learn facts that you can boast back home.The vehicle is comfortable and allows you having a convenient journey. Explore the city at whatever pace you like and visit Florence's most famous sites. There are three options available, 24-hour pass, 48-hour pass, and a 72-hour pass. Book now and enjoy the travel.Operating Hours:Line A:Period: All year longDuration: 60 minutesFrequency: 15-60 minutes (depending on the season)First departure: 9:00 am (Apr-Oct), 10:00 am (Nov-Mar)Last departure: 7:00 pm (Apr-Oct), 5:30 pm (Nov-Mar)Line B:Period: All year longDuration: 120 minutesFrequency: 30-60 minutes (depending on the season)First departure: 10:00 am (Apr-Oct), 11:00 am (Nov-Mar)Last departure: 7:30 pm (Apr-Oct), 3:00 pm (Nov-Mar)Location:You can board the bus at any of the stops along the route.Note:Children aged 5 - 15 years can avail of the child ticket for Florence hop on hop off bus pass.Children aged 0 - 4 years can participate for free but need to make a booking to get the voucher for the hop on hop off Florence bus pass.
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Florence Guided City Tour with Accademia & Uffizi Tickets Featured
Florence Guided City Tour with Accademia & Uffizi Tickets

9H

Florence

About Accademia Gallery:Famous for its sculptures by the great Renaissance artist, Michelangelo, Accademia Gallery welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. The Museum of Musical Instruments displays old, one-of-a-kind masterpieces by Stradivari and Bartolomeo Cristofori, inventor of the piano, also commissioned by the Medici and is the most recent section.Artists such as Sandro Botticelli, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Pontormo, Andrea del Sarto, Alessandro Allori and Orcagna have their works in the main halls of the Accademia. It is one of the places you cannot miss visiting in Florence.About Uffizi Gallery:One of the most famous galleries in the World, Uffizi Gallery beholds luxurious and unique artworks and masterpieces conserved within its walls. Having the majority of work from the Renaissance period, the attraction welcomes over a million visitors each year.The Gallery is home to works of art by great Italian artists such as Botticelli, Giotto, Cimabue, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raffaello, to name some. It is one of the must-visits in Italy and helps visitors to gain a lot of knowledge about history and culture.About Florence guided city tour:Visit Piazzale Michelangelo, Fiesole, Piazza Signoria, Basilica di Santa Croce, the Duomo, and Baptistery with this guided Florence tour in just one day. With this package, you get fast track tickets for the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery, two of the city's greatest museums.A delectable traditional Tuscan meal for lunch is ready to take your heart away and making this a perfect tour. Book now and be left with a lot of memories to share with your friends and family members back home.Meals:Tuscan lunch and drinks are included in the package.Time: 8:15 amUffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery Opening Hours:8:15 am - 6:50 pm (Tuesdays-Sundays)How To Reach:Piazzale Montelungo Bus Terminal next to the Santa Maria Novella Train station.Take bus number 23 or 17 to stop Beslan T1 Fortezza, start walking from Viale Filippo Strozzi and turn slightly right at Piazzale Montelungo.Note:Children aged 0-6 years can participate for free but need to make a booking to get the voucher for Florence guided city tour with Accademia & Uffizi tickets.
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Tuscany & Pisa Day Tour from Florence with Lunch Best Seller
Tuscany & Pisa Day Tour from Florence with Lunch

12H

Florence

A region on Italy's west coast, Tuscany popular places to visit in Italy. Renaissance art in Florence, eating Tuscan food and tasting the excellent local wines are some of the reasons people visit this beautiful place. We have, for you, a tour where we take you to Tuscany from Florence and help you discover the place at its best.About the Tuscany & Pisa day tour from Florence:Tuscany is home to art and history, good food and the countryside vibe and the attractiveness of this region cannot sway you away. Containing several distinct wine regions and subregions within its borders, Tuscany is known as one of the most famous wine regions in the world.The first place we visit on this tour is Pisa. Apart from the famous and mesmerizing leaning tower, there are many beautiful cathedrals and enormous baptistery that you cannot miss visiting. The nearby hill town of San Gimignano, including the UNESCO-listed Old Town that's famous for its medieval skyscrapers, is what is in the list next.Not to mention, visiting a local winery for lunch and wine tasting is included in the tour as well. The last destinations included with this package are Piazza del Campo and Piazza del Duomo in Siena. Book now and take back a lot of memories.Meals:Meals include lunch in a Tuscany Farm and Wine Tasting.Time: 7:45 amHow To Reach:Florence Coach Station, Villa Costanza (Tram T1)By tram: You can easily reach the meeting point getting on T1 Leonardo tramway direction Villa Costanza (you have to get off at Villa Costanza stop which is also the end of the line). The ride takes 20 minutes from the city center and you can choose the nearest stop.Note:Participants aged 13-25 years can avail of the child ticket for Tuscany & Pisa day tour from Florence.Children aged 0-12 years can participate for free but need to make a booking to get the voucher for Tuscany day tour from Florence.
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Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence | Book Now @ Flat 10% off Best Seller
Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence | Book Now @ Flat 10% off

13H

Florence

About Cinque Terre:A string of five fishing villages perched high on the Italian Riviera, Cinque Terre is well-known for its picturesque views and beauty you cannot stop adoring. The site offers breathtaking views of harbours and plentiful vines and vibrant colours make this a memorable holiday.Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore are the names of the villages here. Steep landscape right up to the cliffs here overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. This small area is a must-see when in Italy.About the Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence:With Cinque Terre day trip from Florence, you get to discover the pastel picturesque locations of the Italian Riviera as you travel to Cinque Terre from Florence. The day trip takes you to three out of the five romantic towns that Cinque Terre is comprised of. This trip is a perfect one to make your trip to Italy a memorable one.The trip starts with Manarola, the second smallest town of Cinque Terre. Enjoy a glass of Sciacchetrà, a deliciously sweet wine when here. The second destination is Vernazza. Enjoy a scenic stroll around the town’s pastel-coloured homes and a scenic view of the coast in the most beautiful town of the Cinque Terre.The last stop is Monterosso al Mare. It is the oldest and largest town of the five. You can take a dip in the beach here which is the largest out of all the beaches in the area and a popular tourist spot during the summer. Visit the castle of Monterosso and say goodbye.Meet up time: 6:45 amLocation: Florence Coach Station, Villa Costanza (Tram T1)How to Reach:By tram: You can easily reach the meeting point getting on T1 Leonardo tramway direction Villa Costanza (you have to get off at Villa Costanza stop which is also the end of the line). The ride takes 20 minutes from the city centre and you can choose the nearest stop.Note:Children aged 3 - 12 years can avail child ticket for Cinque Terre day tour from Florence.Children aged 0- 2 years can participate for free but need to make a booking to get the vouchers for Cinque Terre day tour from Florence.
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Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Chianti Day Trip from Florence Best Seller
Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Chianti Day Trip from Florence

10H

Florence

Known to be one of the most cultural and historical cities in the world, Florence is the capital of the Tuscany region of Italy. Birthplace of the Renaissance movement, the city lies in the central region of Italy. With this tour, you get to explore Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, and Chianti.About the Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Chianti Day trip from Florence:With most being just a car ride away, explore the four places namely Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and Chianti on this tour. The tour starts with us visiting Monteriggioni. A hilltop gem, the village is a beautiful fortress suspended in time.  Assassin's Creed fans might recognize this stone village as the setting of the famous game.Siena is the next destination on the list. At this site, you get to visit the Duomo and the Piazza del Campo. Next, we drive to San Gimignano. This place is well-know for Vernaccia, skyscrapers, and its white wine. Also, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the best ice cream in Italy can be found here.After freely exploring the place we get to visit the Chianti area. It is renowned for its postcard-ready landscapes. in the end, we sample the best Chianti red wine inside a beautiful and sprawling wine estate, along with homemade snacks.Meals:Light lunch and tasting of traditional pastries are included in the package.Meet up time: 8:30 amMeet up location: Piazzale Montelungo, Bus terminal, next to Santa Maria Novella Train Station.Note:You can avail child tickets for children aged 4 - 12 years for Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Chianti Day trip from Florence.Children aged 0 - 3 years can participate for free but need to make a booking to get the vouchers for the day trip to Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Chianti.
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Underground Venice Walking Tour | Flat 10% off Best Seller
Underground Venice Walking Tour | Flat 10% off

2H

Venice

Capital of the Veneto region, Venice is a city located in northeast Italy. The city is popular for beautiful settings, artwork, and a predominantly Venetian Gothic architecture. With this tour, explore a different side of the city.About Underground Venice Walking Tour:Explore canal city of Venice when the dusk falls down. Adore the beauty of quaint and picturesque city burst into life with an array of dazzling nightlights and festivities during the evening. Get to explore the darkest and spine-chilling corners of this city on this underground Venice walking tour.Dig deep into the city's creepy halls with candles, which will be the only source of light for your tour. Echoing sounds of your footsteps inside this underground mausoleum makes this tour an unnerving one. Not to mention, get to stroll around the San Croce and Dorsoduro districts and walk through hidden alleyways.Get intrigued about Venetian supernatural phenomena and grisly crimes with the guide. Visit the completely different side of Venice on this tour. Book the package now and be left with a lot of memories to share with your friends and family members back home.Meet up time: 4:45 pm/6:45 pmMeet up location: Under the clock right outside the Santa Lucia Train Station.How to Reach:30100 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, ItalyWalk to Scalzi Bridget. As you cross the bridge, turn left onto Rio Tera Lista di Spagna and continue straight for 50 meters. The station will be on your right-hand side.Note:Children aged 0-5 years can join the underground Venice walking tour for free.Min 2 adults are required to book this underground walking tour in Venice.
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Doge's Palace Tickets I Book Now @ Flat 24% off Featured
Doge's Palace Tickets I Book Now @ Flat 24% off

1H

Venice

About the palace:Doge's Palace is the symbol of Venice and is widely known as one of the most beautiful structures in the world. Its golden staircase and the hundreds of breathtaking paintings made by world-renowned master artists is a treat for the eye. It also has the world's longest canvas painting: Paradise by Tintoretto, an unbelievably detailed and ornate depiction of heaven, and his final masterpiece.About the activity:This package offers you skip the line entry inside the palace, avoid the hassle of long queues and spend more time at the palace. See the amazing marvels of the palace and get mesmerized by its grand endeavour. You'll also be able to cross the Bridge of Sighs, which is known in history as the bridge where prisoners would cross on their way to their cells. This wonderful place will surely leave a lasting impression on your mind. There will be an English speaking guide along with you and he will tell you interesting stories and facts about the place. Meet Up Information:Time: Nov-Mar 10:30am /Apr-Oct 10:45am/2:15pmLocation: Yex Exchange Office, under the clock tower in San Marco SquareBe at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour begins. No refunds will be issued for latecomers and no-showsNote:Nov-Mar: Children aged 0-2 can join for freeApr-Oct: Children aged 0-5 can join for free
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Murano, Burano & Torcello Tour from Venice, Book Now @ Flat 23% off Featured
Murano, Burano & Torcello Tour from Venice, Book Now @ Flat 23% off

4H

Venice

About the place:Murano, Burano and Torcello, the 3 islands near Venice are known for their arts and culture. Murano is famous for its glass-forming art, Burano is known for its vibrant houses painted in bright colours and Torcello is known for being the place where Ernest Hemmingway wrote Across the River and Into the Trees. These 3 islands are the pillars that are keeping the arts and culture of Italy alive.About the activity:This day trip will take you to these 3 islands in a boat along the Mediterranean Sea. You'll get the opportunity to enter one of the glass factories in Murano and witness masters working hard and creating unique glass arts & crafts. Then you will journey to Torcello Island, and wonder at the Byzantine Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, and the Church of Santa Fosca. Lastly, you will be visiting Burano Island and see its lovely colourful houses. You'll also witness the local ladies knitting intricate lacework as you take a walk through the streets.There will be an English speaking guide all along, who will tell you interesting facts and stories about the places.Tour Schedule:9:30am/2:30pm departure available from 1-31 Mar and from 1 Apr-31 Oct2:00pm departure available from 4 Nov-29 FebMeet Up Information:Meet up time: 9:30am/2:00pm/2:30pmThis tour starts from a yellow desk located in front of Hotel Danieli Excelsior (See instruction photo below)Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the tour beginsNote:Nov-Mar: Children aged 0-1 are free to joinApr-Oct: Children aged 0-5 are free to join
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Venice Airport Transfer by Actv Aerobus | Flat 10% off Best Seller
Venice Airport Transfer by Actv Aerobus | Flat 10% off

1H

Venice

Known for its interconnected canals and its gondola rides, Venice feels like visiting a place to make your dream come true. If you are visiting this land of art, history, magic, tradition, and diversity, choose to get transferred between Marco Polo Airport and Venice central locations by ACTV Aerobus.About Venice airport transfers by Actv Aerobus:With Thrillophilia, get a chance to get transferred between Marco Polo Airport and Venice's main areas. Enjoy safe and convenient bus transfers between the airport and the city’s central locations in an ACTV Aerobus. Just sit back and relax while you reach to your destination on the bus.There are two options to choose from, either one way or round trip tickets to Piazzale Roma, Mestre station, and Favaro Veneto. The package is ready to fulfill your transfer needs. The modern and comfortable air-conditioned buses are driven by professional experienced drivers.Venice Marco Polo Airport and VeniceBus: Route No. 5 AerobusLocation: Near the airport's arrivals exit 'B'Duration: 20 minutesDestination: Piazzale Roma, one of the main tourist terminals in VenicePlease check the timetable in advanceVenice Marco Paolo Airport and MestreBus: Routes No. 15 or 45Location: Near Aerobus bus stop, meters away from the airport's arrivals exit 'B'Destination: Central Mestre, Mestre railway station or Favaro VenetoPlease check the timetable of Bus 15 and Bus 45 in advanceRedemption Process:You must get a physical ticket at one of the following locations:ACTV Self-service Machine Locations:Venice Marco Polo AirportOutside Santa Lucia Train StationSanta Lucia Train Station VaporettoFerrovia Scalzi VaporettoPiazzale Roma TramAccademia VaporettoSan Marco/Vallaresso VaporettoSan Marco/Giardinetti RealiSan Zaccaria/Pieta VaporettoNaval Historic MuseumGiardini Biennale VaporettoArsenale Tese vaporettoFondamenta Nove vaporettoZattere vaporettoNote:Children aged 0 - 6 years can avail of Actv Aerobus Venice airport transfers for free.
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La Scala Museum & Theatre Guided Tour | Flat 15% off Best Seller
La Scala Museum & Theatre Guided Tour | Flat 15% off

1H

Milan

Milan is the city full of museums and theatres and also the best place to explore history and culture. Now there is no need to wait in lines because of this fast track ticket you can visit the theater, opera, and museum without any hassle. The place is as beautiful as you can think as also full of history. This is the best place for theater, opera, and music lovers, so why are you waiting for, book now!!Get to know about the art and history of Milan at the La Scala museum with a friendly and specialized guide on this guided La Scala Museum & Theatre tour. Get fast track entry into the museum and see the crystal chandeliers and sumptuous decor restored in 2004 at the museum. Admire the paintings, drafts, statues, and costumes and learn about history.Visit the opera house and sit in the beautiful boxes and depending on your luck, you may see a rehearsal.Starting time: 02.30 pmHow to reach:La Scala Theatre Shop, Piazza Della Scala. Take Light Railway to Teatro Alla Scala Station, and walk for 5 minutesNote:Children aged 4-11 years can book the child tickets for the guided La Scala Museum & Theatre tour.Children aged 0-3 years can enter for free but need to make a booking to get a voucher for La Scala Museum guided tour.
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Milan Food Tour | Book Now @ ₹4999 Only! Featured
Milan Food Tour | Book Now @ ₹4999 Only!

3H

Milan

About the food walking tour Milan:Food lovers should definitely not miss the chance to learn about and taste the Milanese food with Milan food tour.Not only for museums, art, and culture, Milan is also known for its delicious food and wine. Admire the Milanese food culture with a guided Milan food walking tour. Taste some delicious cream roll, sip the iconic, fragrant brandy and many more. Stroll through one of Milan's most famous and local's favorite spots and taste the food that is best in taste. Grab the knowledge from the guide and you can learn about the process of preparing the dishes. Learn the Milanese food culture, history and making the process of the famous dishes. The English speaking guide will tell you about the specialty and secrets of dishes. Try some sweet Italian cream rolls, sip the iconic, fragrant brandy called Grappa, Risotto Alla Milanese, parmigiana and meatballs. Treat your taste buds with the best food in Milan. Starting time: 10:00 am / 5:00 PMTour Schedule:1 Apr-31 Oct: 10:00 am-1:00 pm, every day except on Wednesday and Sunday1 Jan 2020-31 Mar 2020: 10:00 am-1:00 pm: tour departs on Mondays, Wednesdays, and SaturdaysHow to reach:The guide will meet you at Panificio Pattini located in Via Solferino 5, Milano. You can reach Lanza - Brera underground station and it's about 5 minutes walking distance from the meeting point. From Lanza underground station take Via Tivoli and carry on to Via Pontaccio, turn left on Via Solferino.Note:Children aged 4-11 years can book the child ticket for food walking tour Milan.Children aged 0-3 years can join for free but need to make a booking to get the voucher for Milan food tour.Our sales representative will get in touch with you to confirm your time slots after you make your booking.
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Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Tickets, Book Now @ Flat 21% off Best Seller
Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Tickets, Book Now @ Flat 21% off

2H

Visit the two most popular attractions in Rome with Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel Skip the Line Tickets!The Vatican museum is an art and sculpture museum in Vatican City and Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace. The Sistine Chapel is famous for paintings on the walls and on the ceiling of Jesus. Explore the museum without the headache of long lines and hassle of waiting for long. The Vatican museum is too big and has lavishly decorated halls and galleries. Explore the museum with a picture gallery and sculptures.Admire the beauty of these places with an audio guide. The audio guides are available in Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Russian, and Portuguese. Visit the Sistine Chapel with the Papal Throne, the Sala Rotonda, the Raphael room, and the sacred floor of the Sistine Chapel. The paintings on the walls and on the ceiling will definitely make you fall in love with art. Ticket Types:Entry TicketEntry Ticket With Audio GuideOperating hours:09:00 am-06:00 pmHow to reach: By metro: Take Metro Line A and get off at Ottaviano Station. It's a short walk from there.By bus: Take Tram 19 and get off at Piazza del Risorgimento Station. It's a short walk from there.By tram: Take Bus 49 and stop at the square in front of the Vatican Museums.Note:Children aged 6-18 years can book the child ticket for the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel Skip the line tickets.
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St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour | Book Now @ ₹1350 Only! Best Seller
St. Peter's Basilica Guided Tour | Book Now @ ₹1350 Only!

1H

Rome

About St Peter's Basilica tour:St. Peter's Basilica is a church built in the Renaissance style and one of the world's holiest catholic shrines. This church took over 100 years to rebuild after it was knocked down years ago and famous for its architecture. Grab the deal to enjoy an audio-guided tour to explore the structure on your own. The audio guide offers the 11 languages and the guide offers the 6 languages, you can choose any language as you like. Have access to the St. Peter's Basilica without waiting for tickets in long lines. The St Peter's Basilica tour offers you the guided trip to St. Peter's Basilica church. Discover the history and secrets of church and tomb of St. Peter. Explore the place full of priceless art masterpieces with access to the free WiFi and toilet facilities at the St. Peter’s Basilica. Admire the beautiful architecture, art, and culture. Ticket Types:St. Peter’s Basilica Guided TourSt. Peter's Basilica Audio Guided TourTimings:St. Peter’s Basilica Audio Guided Tour- 8:45 am/10:00 am/1:00 pm/3:00 pm on Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday and 1:00 pm/3:00 pm on Wednesday and SundaySt. Peter’s Basilica Guided Tour- 10:30 am/1:30 pm on Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday and 1:30 pm on Wednesday and SundayHow to reach:The tour will start from Largo del Colonnato, 00120 Città del Vaticano and you can reach here by taking metro line A to Ottaviano station and walk for 9 minutes. Note:Children aged 7-17 years can book the child ticket for St Peter's Basilica tour.Children below 7 years can participate free of charge.
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Trevi Fountain Tickets | Book Now at ₹740 Only! Best Seller
Trevi Fountain Tickets | Book Now at ₹740 Only!

1H

Rome

About Trevi Fountain Rome:If you love to explore the history and past of the cities then you will definitely love this place. Visit Trevi Fountain, 26.3 meters high & 49.15 meters wide fountain, is the largest Baroque fountain in the Trevi district in Rome. Discover and grab knowledge about the collection of recovered artifacts. Visit the largest Baroque fountain with the underground passages beneath. Marvel at the preserved structures of an imperial Domus and halls that tell the story about Rome's past. Explore the recovered artifacts and get to know about the history of Rome.Visit the nine meters down the earth area underneath. Get to know about the history and culture of Rome. Operating Hours:11:00 am-5:00 pm from Tuesday-Sunday (Last admission is at 4:00 pm)How to reach:Vicolo del Puttarello, 25, 00187 Roma RM, ItalyBy metro- the closest metro station is Spagna via Line A. It’s a 10-minute walk from there along Via di Propaganda. Note:Children aged 6-17 years can book the child Trevi Fountain tickets.Children aged 0-5 years can enter for free but need to make a booking to get to voucher for Trevi Fountain Rome.
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Day Trip to Lake Como from Milan, Book Now @ Flat 10% off Best Seller
Day Trip to Lake Como from Milan, Book Now @ Flat 10% off

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Milan

Enjoy a day trip to lake Como from Milan with a guide. The place will make you feel peace and serenity at the lake and visit the city to the quiet and charming town of Bellagio and Como. Bored with the hassle and busy life of the city, then grab this opportunity of a Milan to Lake Como day trip. Enjoy your trip with an English and Spanish speaking guide. The tour takes you to the town of Bellagio, and Como and very far from the city. Explore the town, visit streets and markets, also enjoy 2 hours of a cruise along with the lake views. After the cruise, you'll visit the charming town of Bellagio and you can enjoy a cup of coffee here. Admire the quiet and beautiful lake with a guided trip. - Nov-Mar (Offseason): Tours on Mondays are only available in English. On Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, this tour is available in English and Spanish.- Apr-Oct (On season): On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, the tour is available in English only. On Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, this tour is available in English and Spanish.Timing:On season- 08.30 am-06.30 pmOff-season- 09.00 am-06.00 pmHow to reach:The tour will start from Milan Visitor Centre, Largo Cairoli 18, at the corner with Via Cusani and you can reach here by taking the metro to Cairoli Castello station and walk for 1 minute. Note:Children aged 4-11 years can book the child ticket for the day trip to Lake Como from Milan.Children aged 0-3 years can participate for free but need to make a booking to get the voucher for the Milan to Lake Como day trip.
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Hop on Hop off Venice City Sightseeing Boat Tour, Flat 24% off Best Seller
Hop on Hop off Venice City Sightseeing Boat Tour, Flat 24% off

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About the place:Venice is known as the city of water. It is famous all over the world for its intricate canal system and wonderful architecture. A visit to Venice calls for a sightseeing tour of the city, and what can be a better mode of transport than a boat. Just like buses, Venice has public transportation boats which sail between the city's major attractions. About the activity:This hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour is the best way to explore Venice. Take control of your own itinerary and hop on and hop off the boat at any point you desire to go. Witness the grandeur of Venetian historic sites such as the Piazza San Marco and Ponte dei Sospiri, the beaches of Lido, Murano, and more. Get to explore the city’s 150 interconnecting canals and 400 bridges in this hop-on hop-off boat tour.Boat Stops:Ferrovia Compartimentale S.Lucia – side F30TronchettoStazione Marittima Terminal CrociereSan Marco Giardinetti RealiLido S.M. Elisabetta Pontile ACTVYalos Murano Pontile Fornace FerroZattere IncurabiliNote:Children aged 0-4 are free of chargeChild ticket: Age 5-15Adult ticket: Age 16+
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People Also Ask About Italy Things To Do

  1. Which are the best things to do in Italy?

    1. Go Truffle Hunting: Truffle hunting is an age-old tradition here and one of the best things to do in Italy. Truffles, which are edible mushroom-like fungi that grow beneath the ground ear roots of trees, are such an intrinsic part of the Italian cuisine that the country also celebrates International Truffle Festivals!

    What makes truffle hunting an exciting thing is that they are extremely hard to find and are considered to be a food fit for the Gods. They are found only inside dense forests and a truffle hunting tour will take you on elusive trails. Dogs trained in sniffing truffles also accompany some tours. The highlight of this activity is that after the tour, you are served a delicious meal made of the truffles that you picked.

    Location: The best locations for truffle hunting are Tuscany, Le Marche, and Langhe.
    Price: Truffle hunting costs start from Euro 110, INR 9175
    Timings: The best season for this activity is between April to September.

    2. Try The Amazing Street Foods: You are never left wanting when thinking of what to do in Italy for food! Italian food is not only about fine dining, pizza, pasta, and gelatos. Italy’s street food is extremely varied, interesting, and quite unique.

    Some of the best things to try are Arancine (deep-fried rice balls served with arrabbiata sauce), Panzerotti (Calzone-type savoury pastry filled with cheese & tomato), Crema Fritta (Fried custard), Polenta (cooked cornmeal fried in sugar) and Olive All'Ascolana (crisp olives and filled with spiced meat spiced and parmesan).

    Location: Central Italy for Olive All'Ascolana, Southern Italy for Arancini & Panzerotti, and Northern Italy for Polenta.
    Price: Street foods start at around Euro 6, INR 500.
    Timings: Summers are the best time as this is when you’ll find the maximum number of street food trucks and pop-up shops.

    3. Hike to an Active Volcano: Go beyond mountain hiking on your next trip to Italy! Try hiking up till the crater of Mount Vesuvius, one of the only two dormant volcanoes in Europe, which is one of the most adventurous things to do in Italy. The fact that this mountain is still active and is dangerous has been attracting climbers since the 16th-century.

    It is an exciting experience to see the mountain responsible for burying Pompeii city in ash in 79 AD. You will take an easy 30-minute hike to the top and traverse through trails covered entirely in ash & pumice. At times hikers have been able to spot the crater spewing a bit of stream.

    Location: Naples.
    Price: To be able to hike till the crater, you need to pass through Mount Vesuvius Park, the entrance fee of which is Euro 10, INR 834.
    Timings:
    - March- October:
    9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    - April, May, June, and September: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    - July & August: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
    - January, February, November, and December: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

    4. Take a road trip on Amalfi Coast: One of the most thrilling things to do in Italy is to see this place of extraordinary beauty, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This road trip will let you pass through picturesque medieval villages like Ravello, Praiano, and Positano.

    The coastline of the Tyrrhenian Sea is famous for its breathtaking beauty, expanses of stark blue-green waters, dramatic cliffs, and pristine white sandy beaches. Don’t miss stopping for a breather in the lush vineyards, olive groves, ancient churches and coves on your route. No wonder this trip finds a mention in National Geographic’s’ ‘Drives of a Lifetime’.

    Location: The road trip can be started from Naples, known as the gateway to the Amalfi Coast.
    Price: The entire 8-day trip would cost around Euro 2,000, INR 1.67 lacs. This includes accommodation, food, parking & petrol charges, entry fees, etc.
    Timings: The road trip is most enjoyed between April-October.

    5. Enjoy a Sailing Tour: Thinking of what to do in Italy on the weekend? Italy’s long coastline is dotted with remarkable beaches and islands that offer the perfect reason and opportunity to sail. This is the best way to step away from the usually crowded places and plunge into the stunning seaside beauty of the country.

    You can rent powerboats, catamaran, skippered, or a bareboat that will let you explore colourful harbours, ancient villages, churches, and hidden sea coves.

    Location: Bay of Naples, Sicily, Sardinia, and Tuscany.
    Price: Sailing tours start from Euro 143, INR 11,200.
    Timings: The peak sailing season is between May and October.

    6. Enjoy Cave Exploration: One of the most exciting things to do in Italy is to explore the dense network of its intriguing underground caves that have existed here since the Bronze Age dating back to 1200 BC.

    These caves include walkways dug thousands of years ago with still-evident pick marks, ancient religious sites, deep ravines, and walls covered in pagan paintings and scriptures. These catacombs have seen centuries of wars and include sacred burial chambers and prayer places belonging to the Stone Age.

    Location:Tuscany, Vintimiglia, and Toirano.
    Price: The tours start at Euro 120, INR 10,000.
    Timings: May-October is the best time to go cave hunting.

    7. Take a Dolomites Hiking Trip: The Dolomites are famous for their stunningly rugged landscape, amazing hiking trails, and the panoramic views that they offer. One of the best things to do in Italy is to enjoy hiking amidst miles of woods, green-golden meadows, mountain lakes, and rugged cliffs in these ranges.
    Some of the best routes to explore here are the Tre Cime Di Lavaredo Loop, Seceda to Wolkenstein, and Alpe Di Siusi.

    Location: Northeastern Italy extending from River Adige in the west to the Piave Valley in the east.
    Price: The trek cost starts around Euro 50, INR 4176.
    Timings: Period between June-September offers the best views and weather.

    8. Take a Classic Gondola Ride: Cruising through its famous canals on a gondola and is considered to be one of the best activities to do in Italy. So much so that no trip to the country is complete without it! These watercraft emerged more than 1000 years ago in Italy for transporting people and goods and are now one of the most popular things that travellers tick off their bucket list.

    Cruising slowly beneath the quaint bridges amidst magnificent architecture is something that you won’t forget anytime soon.For the best experience, you can opt for a gondola with a singer on board who will serenade you as you enjoy some of the greatest landmarks in the world. There are numerous tours to choose from- daytime tours and sunset & wine tours, etc.

    Location: The best gondola rides are enjoyed in Venice.
    Price: Gondola rides start at around Euro 44, INR 3700.
    Timings: It can be enjoyed at any time of the day.

  2. Which are the best tourist places to visit in Italy?

    1. Colosseum: One of the most recognised buildings in the world, the Colosseum is what landmarks Italy. Named after the nearby statue of Nero (Colosseum), it was built in 72 AD as a space for public games and fights.

    Initially built to house over 50,000 people, Colosseum’s inner arena was where legendary gladiator fights and exhibitions of exotic animals took place. Don’t miss to see the centuries-old Arch of Constantine, walk amidst the underground tunnels and trap doors in the Hypogeum, and the Ludus Magnus, which used to serve as a Gladiator training school.

    It is quite a surreal experience visiting this larger than life place that was at the core of stories about ancient Roman wizardry, witchcraft, magic, and demonic spirits.

    Location: Piazza del Colosseo, 1, Rome.
    Entry Fee: Euro 12, INR 1002
    Timings:
    - Till February 15th: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
    - February 15th-March 15th: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
    - March 16th-Last Saturday of March: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
    - Last Sunday of March-August 31st: 8:30 am to 7:15 pm
    - 1st September-September 30th: 8:30 am to 7:00 pm
    - 1st October- Last Saturday of October: 8:30 am to 6:30 pm

    2. Lake Como: Considered to be amongst the most remarkable of Italian Lakes, Lake Como is a once in a lifetime place. Shaped like an inverted ‘Y’, the lake is bestowed with picture-postcard-like beauty. High mountain peaks, charming villages, cobbled-street walkways, and acres of flowering gardens surround the crystal clear waters of the lake.

    It is a great place to enjoy water-skiing, sailing, windsurfing, and taking long relaxed cruises, some of the best things to do in Italy. Round off your day with a classic Italian meal and coffee at the nearby village cafes.

    Location: Lombardy, Italy.
    Entry Fee: No entry fee.
    Timings: The best time to visit is between March-November.

    3. The leaning tower of Pisa: One of the most fascinating buildings in the world, this building was originally built as a bell tower in the 11th-century. The famous slant of the tower, caused by its soft foundation and poor architectural planning, still continues albeit in minuscule degrees.

    Taking the marble stairs threading through beautiful archways and stonewalls to the top of the tower and seeing the magnificent views of the city, its lush grasslands and red-tiled houses is one of the most amazing activities to do in Italy.

    Location: Pisa, Italy.
    Entry Fee: Euro 18, INR 1503
    Timings:
    - November-February: 9:45 am to 5:15 pm
    - 5th December-8th December: 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
    - 21st December-6th January: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
    - 1st March-23rd March: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
    - 23rd March-29th March: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
    - April-September: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
    - 17th June-31st August: 8:30 am to 10:00 pm

    4. Ancient ruins of Pompeii: One of the most important custodians of Roman art, culture, history, and traditions, Pompeii’s ruins are a must-visit. Stepping into the ruins of the city, that was lost for centuries after it got buried under volcanic eruption from Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, is like travelling in a time capsule and is one of the most surreal activities to do in Italy.

    You will see still intact houses with intricate text & paintings, amphitheatre with painted frescos, temples, thermal baths, etc. Don’t miss to see places where grindstones, coins, furniture, and jewellery of the erstwhile residents are stored by archaeologists.

    Location: Campania, Italy
    Entry Fee: No entry fee.
    Timings: Can be visited anytime.

    5. Capri Island: Known as one of the most stunning islands in Italy with extraordinary natural beauty, taking a day trip to the almost 2000-year-old Capri Islands is one of the best things to do in Italy. The highlight of the island is Blue Grotto, which is a sea cave illuminated in the most brilliant hues of blue by angular columns of sunlight.

    You can take a boat trip around the island to savour its ever-changing scenery and the massive rock formations known as Faraglioni. You can shop at popular shopping streets of Piazetta and Marina Piccola and round off the day with the famous Caprese Salad and ground almond chocolate cake.

    Location: Tyrrhenian Sea, off the Gulf of Naples, Campania, Italy.
    Entry Fee: No entry fee
    Timings: April-Mid June, and September-Mid October.

    6. Trevi Fountain: Undoubtedly the most beautiful fountain in Rome, this 17th-century fountain is an architectural marvel. Built in the Renaissance-era, this fountain is shrouded in interesting myths. Every year, over a million Euros are collected from the fountain thrown by people in their wish to fall in love or marry an Italian!

    The stupendous Baroque architecture features the statues of Oceanus (God of Water), Salubrity, Agrippa, and Abundance surrounded by sea horses, chariots, hippos, and conch shells. Seeing the fountain beautifully illuminated in the evening is one of the best free things to do in Italy.

    Location: Trevi District, Rome.
    Entry Fee: There is no entry fee.
    Timings: The fountain is always on.

  3. What are the most romantic things to do in Italy for couples?

    You don’t have to think too much about what to do in Italy with your partner. Not when you are in one of the most romantic places in the world! Some of the most romantic things to do here are:

    1. Lock your love, Florence: In Italy, you can lock your love, quite literally! The entire country has places where couples place lovelocks, a First World War tradition, for each other. One of the most famous sites to see thousands of such tiny symbols of love and tie your own locks is Florence’s most famous bridge, the Ponte Vecchio. Undoubtedly, one of the most romantic and free things to do in Italy

    2. Explore the Vineyards, Tuscany: What’s a trip to Italy without visiting the lush fragrant vineyards of Tuscany, which is one of the most exciting activities to do in Italy. There are numerous old family-owned historic properties that let you sample selections of excellent vintage wines accompanied by traditional snacks like roasted meats, cheese, olives, truffles, etc.

    Couples can even take cooking classes together, pick olives, and stroll for hours in the luxuriant olive groves surrounded by oak-covered forests and hills.

    3. Relax in a Thermal Spa: Take a break from sightseeing and head over to one of the several exotic locations for an authentic thermal spa experience. The resort town of Sirmione is one of the best places where you and your partner can enjoy mud baths, massages, and spa from spring waters 2100 meters below the earth.

    Maremma town has a spa that uses water from the Saturnia spring, born in a volcanic crater. Other great thermal spas are at Terme di Saint Vincent (Aosta Valley), Terme di Popoli (Pescara), and Terme di Grado (Gorizia).

    4. Create your Signature Perfume, Florence: There is nothing more romantic than having a perfume exclusively created to celebrate your love. And that’s exactly what you can do at Lorenzo Villoresi’s perfumery in Florence, one of the most offbeat things to do in Italy.

    Lorenzo constructs bespoke fragrances for couples using ancient distillation techniques with exquisite ingredients like Bulgarian rose, oakmoss, Mysore sandalwood, coastal blossoms, etc.

  4. What are the best adventure activities to do in Italy?

    You are an adventure seeker and thinking of what to do in Italy? Choose from amazing activities like:

    1. Kayaking, Naples
    The long shoreline of Naples, calm waters and amazing scenery offer great spots to enjoy kayaking, one of the most offbeat things to do in Italy. There are amazing day and night kayaking tour options like ‘Naples and its Villas’, Sunset, Neapolitan Experience, etc. that let you see incredible rock formations, ancient villas, and the lush meadows.

    2. Bike explorations, Rome
    One of the most fun things to do in Italy is to explore its cities on a bike. You can either explore the city and its famous monuments and famous sites or get out of the city to ride into its luscious countryside. Some of the must-visit places include Aventino Hill, Appia Antica Catacombs, the Roman Aqueducts, etc.

    3. Enjoy thrilling ski trails, Dolomites
    If you happen to visit Italy in the winters, you must not miss skiing in the snow trails of the UNESCO protected Dolomites, one of the most offbeat things to do in Italy. The range offers more than 1,200 kilometres of ski-able trails shared by numerous resorts like Cortina d’Ampezzo, and Val Gardena that reward you with breathtaking views of the immense snowfields, craggy rock faces, and snow-capped mountains. These pistes are of Olympian standards and offer skating and night sledding options as well.

    4. See the fascinating underwater world, Baia
    Baia, known as the sunken city of Italy, is famous for the most fascinating geological phenomena of bradyseism. Unlike a horizontal earthquake movement, this city came into being when the ground shook upward and downward.

    The underwater archaeological park here has 5 major scuba diving spots that let you see submerged roads, statues of Emperor Claudius, and even an entire Villa (Villa a Protiro). The highlight of the place is Secca delle famose where there is a constant underwater volcanic activity of sand bubbling over with sulphuric gas bubbles. Seeing this is one of the most offbeat things to do in Italy.

  5. What is there to do in Italy at night?

    The nightlife in Italy is fabulously vibrant. Some of the most amazing things to do in Italy at night are:

    1. Dance The Night away, Florence: Florence has an amazing nightlife and some of the snazziest clubs and bars where you can dance till the wee hours of the morning. They have the best music in town, gorgeous crowds and delicious food and drinks to go with it all. Some of the best clubs in Florence are Full Up, The Blob Club, Dolce Vita, and Flo’ Lounge Bar.

    2. Enjoy a Beach Party, Versilia: The city is famous for its trendy and cool vibes and glamorous crowds coming from all over to enjoy the sunset beach parties. Come sundown and the beaches and the nearby clubs convert into huge party areas with the best of music & food. 

    Enjoy a stunning sunset as you party at clubs like Bango Roma, Twiga Beach Club, Ostras Beach Club, etc. These parties carry on until the small hours of the morning and are amongst the most fun things to do in Italy.

    3. Take a Dreamy Canal Boat Ride, Venice: Thinking of what to do in Italy for a classical experience? The magical Venice and its world-famous canals top the itinerary for any traveller to Italy. The place becomes even more charming during the evenings as the waters come alive with twinkling lights as dusk falls. 

    You can see sites like Piazza San Marco, Doges Palace, St. Mark Basilica, etc. as you cruise on your Venetian boat. Enjoy an authentic Italian dinner accompanied by the finest wines paired with cheese & olives.
  6. Which are the best places to enjoy shopping in Italy?

    Shopping is one of the must-do activities to do in Italy. The best places to shop in the country are:

    1. Milan
    Known as the fashion capital of the world, Milan is an absolute must-visit for people who love the fine things in life. The most popular shopping jaunt is the Via Montenapoleone Street famous for its classic designer boutiques and handmade collectibles. Some of the world’s best brands have set up shop here like Gucci, Pinko, Antonia, Bvlgari, etc.

    2. Naples
    Naples is famous for designer jewellery, precious stones, and designer brands for shoes, apparel, and accessories. To scour through the best of these visit Via Toledo Street that’s home to numerous old and new stores.

    3. Venice
    One of the best places to shop, Venice is packed with numerous shopping streets and squares like Mercerie that house everything ranging from luxury boutiques, jewellery & watch stores, souvenir shops, and outlets selling kitschy collectibles like wooden puzzles, handmade masks, and doorknockers, etc.

    Some of the best outlets to visit here are L’Angolo Delle Idee, Liber Venezia, Filo, and San Marco 55.

    4. Florence
    Italian leather accessories like bags, jackets, and belts are amongst the most unique in the world both for their quality and design. The best place to pick the best of the lot is at Michelangelo’s Florentine Leather located at Via Giovan Battista Zannoni Street.

    For chic high-end brands like Gucci, Fendi, Miu Miu, Marni, Armani, etc. you must visit iconic shopping streets like Via Roma, Via de’ Tornabuoni, Via della Spada, and Borgo Santi Apostoli.

    5. Portofino
    This chic resort village and its Harbour streets are popular for its high-end brand stores like Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Armani, etc. While here don’t miss exploring the shops of local artists, craftsmen, and jewellers for picking up authentic Italian souvenirs, paintings, and handicrafts.

  7. What are the things to do in Italy with kids?

    The best things to enjoy in Italy when travelling with kids are:

    1. Enjoy The Stunning Coastal Scenery, Cinque Terre: Kids are the happiest when outdoors and what’s a better location than one of the prettiest coastal areas in the world! Made up of 5 charming villages, Cinque Terre on the Northwest coast is a place where you can enjoy a hike to see these scenic fishing villages and indulge in delectable food. This 6-hour hike can be broken with a train ride in case the kids get tired.

    2. Try Thrilling Rides, Gardaland: Located near the Lago di Garda Lake, Gardaland is the largest theme park in the area. Children can spend hours exploring rides like Jungle Rapids, Colorado Boats, and The Sea Aquarium. The highlight of the place is the Legoland Water Park and its millions of Lego Bricks, water games, slides, and rides. The park is located in the Province of Verona.

    3. Sample The Delicious Italian Food, Bologna: Eataly World in Bologna conducts a tour where you can sample almost all of the world-famous Italian cuisine like gelato, pasta, pizza, and desserts. Not only this, but this tour will allow the kids to know and appreciate where their food comes from and even participate in its making process. You get a chance to visit over 45 restaurants in this tour.

    4. Get Gladiator Training, Rome: Now this is something that you can’t experience anyplace else in the world. The Gladiator School Museum lets the children (and adults!) don the traditional dress of the warriors and practice moves of this ancient fighting tradition.

    5. Explore a Life-size Ship, Genoa: Genoa, the erstwhile coastal city, has The Galata Museo del Mare maritime museum and its life-size ship is a great place to visit with children. It’s fascinating for them to know about different vessels and how they run. All the displays at the museum are visually stunning and exploring them is amongst the most fun things to do in Italy with children.

  8. What are the free things to do in Italy?

    Travelling on a budget? Some of the most unique and free things to do in Italy are:

    1. Trace the Ancient Trade Route: One of the most amazing free things to do in Italy is to walk on the Via Appia route that was an erstwhile highway connecting Rome to the rest of the world. Some rocky and cobbled stretches of this 312 BC highway still remain and are dotted with ancient stone markers. It is located just outside Rome.

    2. See the Vatican City: One of the top things to do in Italy is to explore this ancient independent country and the historic St. Peter’s Basilica and Square, Sistine Chapel, and the numerous museums. On the first Sunday of each month, the admission of all these sites is free for all visitors. On this day you can also see the excavations and participate in the gathering addressed by the Pope.

    3. Enjoy a Venice Canal Tour: The Grand Canal in Venice threads through the city and is dotted with stunning 12th-century architecture. You can enjoy a self-guided tour by simply downloading the GPSmycity application and tour sites like the Palazzo Barbarigo, Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth, Fondaco dei Tedeschi and many more.
  9. What are the free things to do in Italy?

    Travelling on a budget? Some of the most unique and free things to do in Italy are:

    1. Trace the Ancient Trade Route: One of the most amazing free things to do in Italy is to walk on the Via Appia route that was an erstwhile highway connecting Rome to the rest of the world. Some rocky and cobbled stretches of this 312 BC highway still remain and are dotted with ancient stone markers. It is located just outside Rome.

    2. See the Vatican City: One of the top things to do in Italy is to explore this ancient independent country and the historic St. Peter’s Basilica and Square, Sistine Chapel, and the numerous museums. On the first Sunday of each month, the admission of all these sites is free for all visitors. On this day you can also see the excavations and participate in the gathering addressed by the Pope.

    3. Enjoy a Venice Canal Tour: The Grand Canal in Venice threads through the city and is dotted with stunning 12th-century architecture. You can enjoy a self-guided tour by simply downloading the GPSmycity application and tour sites like the Palazzo Barbarigo, Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth, Fondaco dei Tedeschi and many more.
  10. What is the best time to visit Italy?

    The best time to visit Italy is in the spring months of April to June and September to October, which is the fall season. This is when you can enjoy warm balmy weather, the grand outdoors, and all the best attractions sans the crowds. These are also the best months to avail of low accommodation & travel costs.

  11. How to reach Italy?

    The simplest way to reach Italy is by air. The country’s international airports at all the major cities like Rome, Milan, Pisa, etc. receive flights from all over the world.

    Bus: Italy is also well-connected by bus from countries like Austria, France, Switzerland, etc.

    Sea: Ferries from countries like Croatia, Greece, Albania, etc. arrive at Italian cities of Bari, Venice, and Ancona.

    Train: Italy has a robust train network that connects it to almost all the major European cities in France, Switzerland, Austria, Germany, and Slovenia.
  12. What is Italy famous for?

    Italy is famous for its romantic and classy old-world charm that is a beautiful blend of the old and the new. The 2000-year-old architecture of Rome, the classy style of Milan, the gondolas of Venice, the fine wines of Tuscany-all make the country incredibly fascinating.

    Italy is the birthplace of some of the greatest artists in the world like Leonardo Da Vinci & Michelangelo and has contributed to making art an intellectual movement around the world.

  13. What makes Italy so special?

    Everything is special about Italy! Its vibrant modern cities coexisting with centuries-old history, ancient Renaissance-era architecture, food, shopping, and museums are unlike any country in the world. It is interesting to know that Italy has the highest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world including the archaeological ruins of Pompeii, Verona City, the gardens of Tuscany, etc.

  14. How to reach Italy from India?

    The fastest way to reach Italy from India is by air. All the major Indian cities like New Delhi and Mumbai are connected to the major airports in Italy like the ones at Pisa, Rome, Florence, and Sicily. Carriers like Turkish Airlines, Etihad, Lufthansa, Emirates, Air France, etc. have direct flights or those with 1-2 stops.

    The more adventurous travellers can opt for a Rome cruise that begins in Mumbai. Silver Whisper, the only luxury cruise available between the country takes around 18 days and takes one through 5 countries before reaching Italy.

  15. Do I need a visa for Italy? How does one get an Italy visa?

    Residents of EU nations need to only submit any Government approved identification document to enter Italy since it falls in the common Schengen travel zone. Non-EU residents including Indian travellers need to apply for a Type-C Schengen visa to be able to travel to Italy.

    In India, this visa is issued by the Italian consulate, The Italian Embassy, or by an authorised visa application centre in cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, etc. This 90-day (single & multiple entry) visa costs approximately INR 8,400.

  16. Is Italy a safe country?

    Yes, absolutely. Italy is one of the safest countries in the world both for travellers and residents. There is ample tourist police presence on the streets and the rate of crime is extremely less. Exercise common caution like you would anywhere else in the world and you and your belongings are completely safe.

  17. How much should you budget for a trip to Italy?

    A 6-7 day Italian holiday will cost around a lac person. This cost includes travel to 3-4 cities, airfare, accommodation, food, local transport, and entry fee for the major attractions.

  18. What documents should you carry while traveling to Italy?

    You need to carry:
    - Original passport
    - Your Schengen Visa
    - Overseas medical insurance that’s valid for all Schengen countries. This insurance, valid for a minimum of 10 days, needs to cover your travel period and 2 additional days with a coverage of around Euros 30,000
    - In case you are being hosted by a local sponsor, carry your sponsor letter.

  19. Is Italy worth visiting?

    Yes absolutely! Italy’s beautiful varied landscape has some of the most magnificent ancient ruins, architectural landmarks, fountains, and of course food. The country is bestowed with extraordinary natural beauty ranging from majestic massifs, beaches, natural cave networks, and rock formations.

  20. What is famous in Italy for shopping?

    Italy is a great destination for shopping. Some of the best things that you can pick up on your travel are:
    - Handmade leather accessories
    - Limoncello (Italian lemon-flavoured liqueur)
    - Hand-painted ceramics
    - Genuine olive oil
    - Orange & lemon flavoured Pastiglie Leone Candies
    - Handmade paper stationery including vintage postcards and writing pads.

  21. How is the weather in Italy?

    The weather in this vast country is quite varied. The northern mountainous regions experience cold harsh winters and extremely hot summers. Central and Southern Italy is milder with small variations in temperatures. The coastal areas are sultry and humid almost throughout the year.

  22. What is the currency of Italy?

    Italy’s currency is the Euro. One Euro currently is worth INR 84.75.

  23. What are the essential items that one must pack while travelling to Italy?

    If you are travelling to Italy in the summers, make sure to pack:
    Light scarf, hat
    Sunglasses
    Sunscreen
    Light cotton or linen T-shirts- half and full-sleeved
    Cotton, jeans or linen shorts
    Travel umbrella
    Formal shirts, dress, and trousers for evening wear
    Loafers, open-toed sandals, light walking shoes

    Your winter/fall season travel list should include:
    Woollen cap/ beanies, balaclava
    Lightweight waterproof outer jacket
    Fleece inner wear
    Loose woollen T-shirts and lowers for layering
    Heavy sweaters/jackets
    Warm socks
    Wool-lined shoes

    Italy is a bit conservative when it comes to the dress code in religious places. The locals expect you to cover your shoulders and knees while visiting churches, so make sure to pack accordingly.