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Italy in October
Written by Kajani Shivam on June 10, 2021 Share on

Italy In October – Block Your Calendars For An Ideal Italy Experience!

Located in Southern Europe, Italy is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and I am pretty sure we all have dreamt of clicking an iconic picture at the Leaning Tower in Pisa, bagging the best things from Milan, taking a romantic canal ride in Venice, having a look at the World Wonder Colosseum at Rome and what not! This country has it all to feed the expectation of any kind of traveller. And if you are planning to visit Italy in October, consider yourself lucky. Excited to know why? Well, keep reading to find your own reasons to visit this iconic Italy in October!

Leaning tower of Pisa
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Also Read: Italy Travel Guide – Everything You Need To Know About Italy!

 

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Why Italy in October?

October is considered to be one of the shoulder seasons of Italy. The weather seems to be very lovely with fewer tourists and affordable prices in the month of October. These two major reasons themselves make it all worth a visit during October, right? This month is considered to hold some of the greatest festivals which could really give the travellers some amazing experiences.

Apart from these reasons, Italy looks a lot more charming in October which gives a dozen of opportunities for the travellers to capture some Insta-worthy clicks. And most importantly, in October, you can witness both sunshine and snowfall. Surprisingly, Italy has different climatic conditions in different parts where one can enjoy the snowfall during the beginning of October and also have a warm experience in Sicily & in the Southern part of Italy. Isn’t that cool? October is a month which brings all the best of the things collated together for the travellers!

How is the Weather in Italy in October?

Weather in Italy in October
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Ahh! Here comes the important part. As soon as I said October, I am sure you all would have thought if the weather would be appealing enough to have a good time, right? Well, to answer that, YES! October marks the fall and is sure to provide a soothing experience to the tourists. However, this is the month where one will need both umbrella and sunglasses as different parts of the country has a different temperature! In general, the country has a moderate temperature in most of the parts and is romantic enough!

The average temperature ranges for different parts of Italy are:

  • Northern Italy: 45-65°F (7-18°C)
  • Central Italy: 55-70°F (13-21°C)
  • Southern Italy: 65-75°F (18-24°C)

Top 4 Events and Festivals in Italy in October

1. White Truffle Festival

If you are a truffle addict, you should really be thankful for visiting Italy in October as the most famous white truffle festival takes place this month. You will find top chefs from all over the world who have gathered to make some yummy white truffles mushrooms to delight your tastebuds. Aside from the yummy mushrooms, you can also taste some wines, have a look at the art shows and move your leg to the live music shows!

2. Rome Film Festival

Well, all the movie lovers must have definitely heard about this festival. This festival takes place mainly at the Auditorium Parco Della Musica and various other venues in the city. The festival includes movie premieres, red-carpet events and many more which are truly a delight to watch.

3. Euro Chocolate

Euro Chocolate is a must participate festival in October, especially if you are a chocolate lover! Right from the fresh hot cocoa to the chocolate fountains, you will have it all here readily! It’s almost like taking a tour to the Charlie’s Chocolate Factory! Attending this festival is a perfect chance to eat chocolates all day out! What more do we need, right?

4. Halloween

Pumpkin
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The Italians consider Halloween as the All Saints Eve and if you are looking forward to celebrating the biggest Halloween ever in Italy, you should definitely consider being part of this celebration. The celebration takes place in the Devil’s Bridge in Borgo a Mozzano where you will find haunted houses, horror movies being screened, and of course the candies!

Top 3 Places to visit in Italy in October

1. Rome

Rome, Places to visit in Italy in October
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No vacation to Italy can be a complete one without visiting Rome, no matter which month you choose to travel. Being said that, October is considered to be one of the apt months to visit Rome, as you can skip the heat and the crowds in the line. The warm weather makes it comfortable for tourists to explore as many places as they can. Some of the must-visit places in Rome are the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, and the Vatican City. In addition, make sure to check on the Roma Jazz Festival which usually happens in the month of October.

2. The Alps

The Alps, Places to visit in Italy in October
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If you are visiting Italy in October, you can get to see the snowy beauty of the Alps. The Italian Alps is a wonderland of mountain scenery, beautiful villages, sparkling lakes, and lush alpine meadows. In October, you have an amazing opportunity to take skiing in the Alps. Isn’t that wonderful? Apart from skiing, you can also take a look at the lovely place and enjoy the tranquillity. The Alps is also considered to be one of the romantic places to visit in Italy.

3. Sicily

Sicily, Places to visit in Italy in October
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If you think October in Italy is all about the snow and romantic weather, you are completely wrong. As mentioned previously, Italy shares different types of weather in different parts of the country. So, if you have been missing the sunny side, head towards Sicily to get some summer vibes! You can also go to the beaches in Sicily and have a lovely swim over there. To make your visit to Sicily more interesting, you can also go hiking to Mount Etna with the advice of the local guide.

Quick tips for visiting Italy in October

Quick tips for visiting Italy in October
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  • Make sure you visit various regions around Italy in October for a fulfilled experience. You might also find the flight and stay prices to be less.
  • If you are planning to visit any of the festivals, make sure you book the rooms in advance as the accommodation might be getting filled soon due to the festivals.
  • As the weather is different in different parts of Italy, make sure you have both the winter and summer clothing packed accordingly.
 

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Well, Italy in October is highly a convincing time to visit, right? Get ready to experience the uniqueness of both summer and winter together in Italy. All you have to do is to check on the amazing Italy tour packages from India on the Pickyourtrail website.

The uniqueness of Italy awaits you to welcome you on board!

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