Category: Italy

Known for its pasta and pizza dishes and some of the most beautiful monuments like the Colosseum and St Peter’s Basilica in Rome or Duomo in Florence, you’ll find something to love about Italy.

Each of its cities boast a different vibe. Whether you decide on Florence, Rome, Bologna or maybe Venice, if you’re travelling solo each one is a really good choice depending on what you’re looking for. Have a read of some of my solo experiences in Italy so far. 

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Country info
  • Language - Italian
  • Currency - Euros
  • Capital city - Rome
  • Main airport cities - Rome, Milan, Bergamo
  • Timezone - Central European Time (GMT+1)
Things to do
  • Walk around the Colosseum in Rome
  • Climb to the cupola at St Peter's Basilica
  • See the works of art at the Ufizzi Gallery in Florence
  • Enjoy the five colourful towns in Cinque Terre
  • Eat in a traditional trattoria
Key words/phrases
  • Hello - "Ciao!" (Chou)
  • Good morning - "Buongiorno" (Bwon-jhor-noh)
  • Goodbye - "Arrivederci!" (ahr-ree-veh-dehr-chee)
  • Thank you - "Grazie" (Grat-se)
  • I do notunderstand - "Non capisco" (non car-pis-co)
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