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Best Time to Visit Rome

The best times to make a trip to Rome, Italy, are April through May and September through mid-October. These months have the best weather of the year, with mild temperatures that aren’t too hot, allowing you to spend the whole day exploring and checking out the many attractions.

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Side view of Milan Cathedral and Vittorio Emanuele gallery

Best Time to Visit Milan

The best times of the year to visit Milan, Italy, are April through early-June and September through early-October. During these months, the temperatures outside will be at their best — not too hot, not too cold. It also avoids the rainy season of late fall, starting in mid-October.

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Aerial view of Florence, Italy

Best Time to Visit Florence, Italy

The best time of the year to visit Florence, Italy, is April through May and September through mid-October. These months provide the most comfortable overall weather while having smaller crowds than what you’ll find during the peak summer travel season.

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Panorama view of Lake Como

Best Time to Visit Lake Como

The best time of the year to visit Lake Como, Italy, is during the summer. Compared to much of Italy — and any other warm-weather destinations — Lake Como stays relatively cool year-round. June, July, August, and September are the only months out of the year where the temperatures average above 70°F during the day, but tourism will also be at its peak. 

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Woman walking on hiking trail in Cinque Terre, Italy

2023 Cinque Terre Hiking Trails

Comprised of five picturesque coastal towns, Cinque Terre is one of the most popular places to visit in the Italian Riviera due to its stunning beauty. And what better way to go from town to town than to hike between them. Here’s what you need to know about the different Cinque Terre Hiking trails. 

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Tuscan Castle Overlooking vineyards

8 Best Castles in Tuscany, Italy

The Tuscany region in central Italy is famous for its breathtaking landscapes, picturesque views, and fantastic wine. And one of the best things to do while visiting Tuscany is to check out some of the region’s impressive castles. And there certainly are a lot of them. So what are the best castles in Tuscany that you shouldn’t miss? 

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Leaning Pisa tower

How to Get From Florence to Pisa

If you’re visiting Florence and want to explore a different Tuscan city during your stay, consider taking a day trip to Pisa. In Pisa, you’ll find a bunch of great things to see and do — Leaning Tower of Pisa, anyone? But what’s the best way to get from Florence to Pisa?

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Traditional trulli houses in Alberobello

Italian Trulli Houses: The Conical Houses of Alberobello

A small town and commune located in the Apulia (Puglia) region of southern Italy, Alberobello has become famous for its clusters of unique homes and structures, called trulli. As these trulli houses are some of the most intriguing examples of architecture in Italy, the Alberobello region has become a popular place for tourists to visit. 

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