So you're planning on visiting Italy? Lucky you! This page will give you some useful tips and information to help you get the most out of your trip.
Learn about the structure of Italy's government.
Where will you stay? Consult Italy's Hotel Directory for contact information for hotels around Italy. If you prefer "roughing it," you might be more interested in EasyCamping, a listing of camp sites in Italy. A more interesting way to see Italy is to stay on an Italian Farm
How does your currency stack up to the Italian lira? To find out the current exchange rate, visit the Europe Today currency converter
What will the weather be like? Well, that depends on where you're going...CityNet Weather Report
How do you say "hello" in Italian? Don't leave without brushing up on your Italian, especially when there are excellent, free lessons available on the Web! Try Practice Italian with the Pinocchio Club or Italiano per chi viaggia to learn some basic words and phrases.
How will you get around? Well, you could rent a car, or you could go by train. Also, get timetables for ferries to Sardina.
What have other tourists done? Read one traveler's Reflections on a Trip to Italy.
For more information and links see: The Webfoot's Guide to Italy, Yahoo's Italy Section, Italian Tourist Web GuideAs you can see from this chart, the distances between the major cities of Italy are not that large, but there are so many things to see and do that you probably don't want to try to see every city in a brief period.
To keep current, this page will be updated regularly and will be a link to sources of information from people providing tourist service to and in Italy. We do not endorse any of these service providers but list them as a starting point to investigate travel in Italy. If you have travel information that you would like to share, please let us know.
Tips from other students on Italian Travel
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