Italy in August: all you need to know to plan the perfect trip
All you need to know to plan a trip to Italy in August. How busy is it, is it true everything closes down, what to pack? Find all the answers and more in this guide to August in Italy – updated August 2020
August is a peculiar month to visit Italy.
The very heart of the summer, August is the hottest month of the year in Italy and the traditional time for locals to go on vacation.
It is the time when everyone leaves the cities and heads to the beach or the mountains, making the most of the summer heat for lazy days of aperitivo and gelato.
This has important consequences for the international visitor. If you are planning on visiting Italy in August, you need to be aware of a few things:
This is a very hot month, and sightseeing can prove hard if not impossible during the hottest hours of the day.
August is a very busy month in Rome in all tourist localities, and this means prices tend to soar.
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