Clients always ask us when is the best time to visit Italy. Well any time is a great time to do a tour of Italy depending what areas you want to visit. One of the ideal times to visit to get Italy travel deals is travelling between November and March.
An Italy Vacation during this period offers many advantages.
As well as low season rates, hotels often feature special promotions such as stay 3 nights but pay only 2. Upgrades to better rooms. Special packages that include dinners or other services that usually are not included in the regular room rates. This makes staying at a more luxurious hotel very affordable.
This is a great time to visit cities like Rome, Florence and Venice without the crushing crowds of high season. Imagine a Rome vacation where you can see the Sistine Chapel more comfortably. Enjoy a Florence tour visiting the Uffizi Gallery and seeing the David by Michelangelo at the Accademia museum without waiting in line. And explore Saint Marks Square with a Venice tour without the thousands flocking from cruise ships.
3) Meet Italians!
When not so many tourists are around, you have a chance to interact with more Italians in a more relaxed way. During the high season months the streets are filled with tourists especially if you travel in August when most locals are on holiday. In the off season months Italians are enjoying their cities and all they have to offer like restaurants, theatres, operas. Your experience will be a more authentic one.
Best places to visit in Italy the off season
If you are looking to visit cities like Rome, Florence, Venice, the off season is actually a great time to do so. The cities are filled with many cultural events like theatre, Opera and outstanding exhibits at museums and galleries.
Sicily because of its mild climate all year round is a great place to visit in the off season. A Sicily vacation package can include sightseeing in great cities like Palermo, Catania, Taormina, Siracusa. It’s a wonderful time to visit the archeological sites like the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento without the great heat of the summer or the large crowds of tourists.
If you require assistance in planning an outstanding luxury Italy tours, our tour designers are always available for a consultation. (Link to our contact us page)