Prices in Italy
Prices in Italy are relatively low: they are higher than in southern European countries, but lower than in the UK and Nordic countries..
It should be noted that, in general, life in the northern regions of the country is more expensive than in the southern.
Shopping and souvenirs
Shopaholics should come to Italy during the seasonal sales period (January-March, July-August).
From Italy you can bring:
- leather goods (bags, shoes, jackets), clothes of Italian designers;
- carnival masks, porcelain, crystal, Murano glass, ceramics, jewelry and bijouterie, lace products from the island of Burano;
- Italian wine, sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, dry-cured sausage, Sicilian honey, Italian marzipans.
- In Italy, you can buy mink coats (about $ 800), leather boots (about $ 200), a sheepskin coat (about $ 500), Disaronno Amaretto almond liqueur ($ 15/1 liter), strong Chianti wine ($ 5 / 0.75 liters), carnival masks (from $ 10), Murano glass products (10-30 euros), various figurines (from 1 euro).
Tip: it is better to buy a fur coat in the south of Italy, and bags - in the central regions of the country.
On a sightseeing bus tour of Rome, you can get off the bus anywhere to see your favorite attraction (such buses run every 20 minutes).
The sightseeing bus route includes passing by Via Marsala Central, Santa Maria Maggiori Church, Colosseum, Circo Massimo Roman Hippodrome and other attractions.
The approximate cost of the excursion is 20 euros.
If you wish, you can go on an excursion "Castles of Naples", during which you will not only see the castles of different eras, but also learn about their history.
The approximate cost of the excursion is 35 euros.
Italy is famous for its many theme parks - ideal places for families with children. For example, by visiting the Aquafan water park in Rimini, you and your children can swim in the pools, lie on an artificial beach, ride a variety of water slides, have a picnic in special areas, have a snack in cafes and restaurants.
Approximate cost of entertainment: € 19 per adult and € 12 - per child.
You can get around Italian cities by bus or tram (the approximate cost of a ticket valid for 75 minutes in Milan is 1 euro). But it is more convenient to buy a travel card, which you can use for the whole day, making an unlimited number of trips (its cost is 3 euros), and the cost of a travel card valid for a week is 9 euros..
If you decide to travel by taxi, the rates for this type of transport depend on the area in which you are located. For example, in Rome you will pay 4 euros for landing + 0.92 euros for each kilometer.
On vacation in Italy, you will need at least 50 euros per day for 1 person. But if you plan to relax in comfort, then you need 120-150 euros per day for 1 person.