Top 15 Travel Blogs for Italy

Planning to visit Italy? According to The Statistics Portal, Europe is the number one destination for most travelers and Italy is the fifth most visited country in the world with about 50 million tourists a year. But it ranks as the number one dream country for tourism.

Whether you are planning a romantic getaway to Rome or a cultural trip to discover art in Florence, Italy has many must see sites. We’ve looked far and wide to bring you the best Travel Blogs for a dream holiday to Italy.

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Where To Go In

Federica Rustico is a twenty-something globetrotter who is in love with food, travels and fun! She was born in New York City to a family of Italian diplomats. Frederica has visited 67 cities around the world and lived in NYC, Tehran, Rome, Houston, Istanbul, London and Budapest!

Federica's award winning blog is the perfect site for planning a trip to Italy. The section on Destinations gives fantastic information on Restaurants, Nightlife and Things to See for places such as Milan, Venice and Tuscany. For Rome, you'll find downloadable guides to Plan an Itinerary, Find the Best Views and Eat at the Best Restaurants in the Eternal City.

Our favorite part of Where to go in is the section aptly named Adventures. Here you will join Federica on her escapades to the best beaches near Rome or the Island of Ponza. Her deep passion for travel, lifestyle, food and luxury shine through. This is one travel blog you won't want to miss.

Lovin Italy

If you love traveling through Italy, or you are thinking of going for the first time, Lovin Italy may be just the blog for you. Written by a native Italian, Simone, Lovin Italy includes comprehensive guides to Rome, Venice, Florence and 7 other extrodinary cities. You'll be introduced to the best tourist attractions, restaurants and shopping that each city has to offer.

Simone loves to travel with his wife and two children and it shows in this amazing blog. In addition to city guides, Simone will take you to the best beach towns, national parks and amusment parks in Italy. In addition, he provides useful information about climate, visas and vacinations. Make the most of your trip with Lovin Italy.

PostcardZ from Victoria

Victoria De Maio is an Italy Trip & Tour Designer, travel advisor, writer, blogger, and published author. She is committed to sharing interesting, relevant and helpful information and advice to help you with your next travel adventure. If you subscribe to her newsletter, Victoria will send you My Top 75 Italy Travel TipZ to plan your next trip.

Italian Slow Tours

Syusy and Patrizio Roversi suggest unconventional slow, alternative and thematic itineraries, to encourage travelers not to stop only in Milan, Venice, Florence or Rome, but trying to divert to other surprising routes. About nature, sport, art, food, archaeology, culture and folk traditions, wellness, crafts and the many wonders of Italy.

Margie in Italy

Margie Miklas is a second-generation Italian-American with a passion for travel, and a particular love of Italy. The first time she traveled to Italy, she fell in love with the country and the people. She started this blog in 2011 when she was preparing to go to Italy for the third time as “she could never get enough of this beautiful place” she says.

Italy Travel Guide

Nomadic Matt is New York Times best-selling author of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day and founder of this site. His Italy Travel Guide gives you advice to travel better, cheaper, and longer. It is about showing you what it’s really like on the road.

Adventurous Kate

Kate McCulley travels the world for a living and spent a lot of time in Italy, travelling up and down the peninsula. Kate has acquired a lot of knowledge about what to do and not to do in Italy and she shares her 40 tips for visiting Italy and having a great time there.

Italy Explained

Jessica Spiegel has been writing about Italy travel since 2007. She helps educate travelers on the vagaries of Italian culture so they can focus more on enjoying their trips and less on wondering whether they’re missing something or doing it wrong.

Antico Italian Travel

Joe and Angela Cicala offer to experience Italy through the eyes of a local, and step into the hidden kitchens and artisan's workshops of the old world with them. Their tours are designed and led by professional chefs, travelling in small groups.

Italian Tours

Diana Maiola-Cirino and her team are dedicated to the genuine discovery of Italy. They will show you the Italy they call home and develop a custom and personal itinerary based on your wish list and desires.

Dream Discover Italy

Since her first citybreak in Rome in 2000, Liz Salthouse has gradually been exploring Italy one trip at a time. Her passion is seeking out old traditions and festivals,uncovering the history of the land, discovering Italy’s wonderful artisans and artists and exploring what’s off the beaten track as much as possible. Liz hopes to inspire you to do the same with useful tips, tidbits and lots of lovely photos.

Travel Italy Blog

George Febish traveled extensively for business and lived in Italy. His blog invites you to come and join him in Italy through his videos that take you to amazing cities and restaurants in this romantic country. So that you make sure you add them to your “bucket-list”.

Travelling Italy

Orna O'Reilly comes from Ireland but is now living in the Veneto area of Italy. She is writing a novel set in Venice and blogging about Italy and all things Italian.

History in High Heels

Ashley is a historian and lives in Italy. She gets lots of questions about living in Florence and emails asking for tips for traveling in Italy. So she finally decided to put all of her tips and advice together in one place!

Mélange Travel

Robin Locker Lacey is the owner of Mélange Travel and has been dishing out Italy travel advice and planning trips for nearly a decade. She is known as the "Carryon Queen" in certain circles because she is a minimalist and naturally travels light. Robin is an Italophile, lover of food and wine, indy traveler, and says she can eat her weight in pasta carbonara!

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