Incredible cuisine. Landmark art and architecture. Natural beauty from rolling vineyards and alpine lakes, to limestone cliffs on sun-kissed Mediterranean coastline. Italy offers a wealth of attractions and experiences. But partaking in everything this great European country has to offer can start to add up cost-wise.
First of all, there's the cost of flights, hotel rooms and other essentials like travel insurance. Most attractions like museums, cathedrals and archaeological sites charge for admission. And with so many culinary delights to sample, food costs can also quickly add up.
But don't worry. There are plenty of ways to see Italy
on the cheap and plan a budget trip. Here are some insider tips on how to save money when visiting Italy, while still relishing the classic Italian experience.