Italy is currently the fifth most visited country in the world with regards international tourism. To us, that’s not surprising given the wealth of what it offers – unsurpassed culture and history, incredible art and architecture, beautiful beaches, the most delicious food and a rich and varied tapestry of life to soak up throughout its many regions.

However, with so much to offer holidaymakers, it can be a bit overwhelming on where and how to start your Italy holiday planning – hopefully this guide will take away some of the hard work. Treat it as a handy checklist of all the things you need to decide and tick off your ‘to do’ list if you’re planning a trip to Italy.

FAQs about Italy

When is the best time to visit Italy?

Where should I visit in Italy?

When should I start booking my holiday to Italy?

What are the accommodation options in Italy?

How do I travel to (and in) Italy?

How do I arrange currency for my trip to Italy?

Where can I dine out in Italy?

What are the best guide books to Italy?

How do I book tickets, tours and attractions in Italy?

How do I arrange travel insurance for my trip to Italy?

How do I arrange a family-friendly holiday to Italy?

What do I need to pack for my holiday in Italy?

How does mobile data and Wifi work in Italy?