Holidays in Italy

A holiday in Italy is sure to capture your imagination, and wherever you decide to stay, there’s something for everyone. It’s no surprise it’s one of Europe’s hottest holiday hotspots; you can take a break in a bustling city, plan an island escape, experience a cultural adventure, or kick back and relax on one of the country’s beautiful beaches. You’ll find amazing architecture, Roman ruins, rustic villages, amazing wines, and fantastic food around every corner. Grab a gelato and wander along a waterfront, or go shopping in some of the high-end shops to be found in the resorts and cities. Italy’s full of romance and iconic places to visit, such as Rome’s Colosseum, Sicily’s majestic Mount Etna and the treasures of the Bay of Naples area. For some stunning sights, head further south to explore Pompeii or the Amalfi Coast. Italy’s perfect for couples and honeymooners. However, if you’re planning a holiday to Italy with some partying in mind, Milan and Sicily have some superb nightlife, from relaxed drinks to an all-night party. With so much to choose from, an Italy holiday can be whatever you want it to be.

Temperature 8-26 °C

Italy enjoys a varied climate; with hot summers in areas like Sicily and Sardinia, and perfectly warm temperatures from April onwards in the Bay of Naples. The conditions in the Alps during winter are also perfect for skiing. 

Approximately two and a half hours flight

The main international airports in Italy are Malpensa Airport in Milan and Leonardo da Vinci Airport (also known as Fiumicino) in Rome, although visitors also frequently fly to smaller airports, including Venice Marco Polo, Naples, Olbia and Comiso.

Are you about to go on holiday to Italy? Be sure to check out our handy Italy weather forecast. It’s the perfect resource for helping you decide what to take on your trip. If you’re visiting during July, you can expect scorching highs of 32°C in Rome, which will be looking its best against a backdrop of clear skies and sunshine. Venice basks in the high 20s, while Milan is a little cooler at around 23°C. Wherever you go, we’ll tell you if it’s the perfect temperature for exploring all the culture and history on offer, or it’s time to head to the beach and soak up the sun.

Whether you’re visiting the Amalfi Coast or heading South to sunny Sardinia, our Italy weather forecast will help you plan a stay you’ll never forget.

If you haven’t made any plans yet, take a look at our Italy weather monthly weather summaries, and see for yourself the best time of year to visit this scenic country.