Last week we discussed how to choose a European vacation. Let’s take it one step further and assume you chose Italy … and why wouldn’t you? There is a lot to love about this place.

I get an email at least once a week from people asking for tips to help them plan their Italian vacation.Very often my response  includes asking them clarifying questions and offering a few basic tips.   So I’ll save you the two-minutes it takes to shoot me a message and share those tips with you today.

1. Consider time restraints

The first question I ask Italy-bound travelers is how long they will be in the Bel Paese. This is important because although Italy is much smaller than many of the US states-it’s more than a hop, skip and jump from one city to the next.   If you only have one week in Italy, it isn’t wise to expect to visit Venice, Florence, Naples and Sicily. You’ll spend all of your vacation time on the road.  

2. Choose a region/area

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  • Cherrye Moore

    Cherrye Moore grew up in rural Southeast Texas in the heart of the Big Thicket. She began writing at an early age and became a …

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