Getting to Italy



Italy's attractions are well known and impressive in both quality and quantity. But if you're looking for more than a superficial understanding of this rich and varied country, the sites below provide detailed information about its cities, landscapes, and culture. You'll also learn how to get there, where to stay, and what your fellow travelers were inspired to share about their Italian journeys.

General Italy Tourism Information

Most people don't need to be told why Italy is worth visiting. However, the following sites provide ... read more »

Travel Requirements for Italy

Here you'll find links to sites providing practical information on the more mundane aspects of ... read more »

Getting to Italy

If you're coming from the United States, you'll probably fly to Italy, although if you're already in Europe, the option of train travel should not be overlooked. The following sites will help you explore options, compare prices, and book tickets.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • The findingDulcinea Travel Web Guide offers information on how to book international flights and make sure you're getting the best deal.
  • Direct flights from the United States land in Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO), Milan's Malpensa Airport (MXP), or Venice's Marco Polo Airport (VCE).
  • As a benchmark when working out your itinerary, consider that a flight from New York to Rome lasts about nine hours, and Italy is six hours ahead of East Coast time.

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Getting around Italy

As slowly as possible is one answer. You'll have more time to enjoy the view when you travel by ... read more »

Italy Hotels

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Books and Travel Blogs on Italy

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