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How To Visit Northern Italy

Visiting Northern Italy means touring the birthplace of Renaissance at the Medicis’ and Michelangelo’s Florence, the beautiful regions of Tuscany and Lombardy as well as the gastronomical heart of Italy that is Emilia Romana. From the relaxing atmosphere of Lake Como and Lake Maggiore to the stunning landscapes offered by the Italian Riviera, from the Renaissance treasures spread in the big cities of Florence, Milan, Venice and Verona, but also in picturesque small towns like Mantova, Ferrara, Modena and Camogli to the ski resorts of the Dolomites, Northern Italy is a piece of haven and the perfect international travel destination. Planning a road trip through Northern Italy? Here are some travel tips that will help you make better plans and save more money:

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Plan your itinerary

What kind of holiday are you looking for? Northern Italy offers numerous opportunities for city breaks, during which you can combine the excitement of urban centers with history exploration. On the other hand, you can plunge yourself into the discovery of the North Italian amazing shores, beautiful gardens and historical villas. Venice is ideal for a romantic getaway if you want to sample the Italian culture and historic heritage. An extension of the French Riviera, the Italian coast of Liguria cultivates a lifestyle of yesteryear, fed by the harmony between the finest aspirations of man and the sovereign nature. The early Christian monuments covered with Byzantine mosaics make Ravenna in Emilia Romagna a major cultural destination.

Pack wisely

A road trip means moving from one place to another, spending one night here and one night there. As charming as this might sound, your suitcases might turn into a real nightmare if you don't pack wisely, especially if you are traveling with kids. Make a suitcase for each person so that you don't start going over everything when looking for a particular item. Use travel packing cubes to organize your stuff.

Find accommodation

From a sea view villa in Liguria to a charming boutique hotel in the historic center of Genoa, Northern Italy offers a wide range of accommodation options to cater to all types of travelers. If you are traveling on a budget, make your bookings as early as possible. While finding accommodation on the spot is possible and recommended if you want to remain flexible, this is not the best option for those who are traveling on a budget.

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