Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the World. Chances are that you also want to visit the country but are held back by the expenses of visiting the various destinations and places of interest in Italy.
But, if you plan your trip intelligently, you will find that there are plenty of things that you can do for free and what’s more they help you get a feel of Italy like nothing else can.
To have a good time, you need to walk!
If you don’t mind walking, you can save a lot of money in Italy. Walk when you are in the country! The number one tip to save lots of money! Some of the top sights of Italy are easily accessible even if just walk around. When you are visiting a particular City, say Rome or Milan, don’t use taxis, you can instead opt for the pedestrian zones to reach where you want to.
Make sure that you visit Italy when the weather’s good for walking. Even when you are visiting some of the sea side resorts you can walk down the seaside promenades that are both aesthetically beautiful and convenient.
Make sure to visit the historic centers
Every Italian city has a historic center, which usually has a collection of the city’s top cultural attractions. In the city’s historic center you can visit numerous historical buildings, fountains, squares and churches. Such historic centers also have a pedestrian zone, so you can plan accordingly. So, without spending even a cent, you get to experience the sights and sounds of Italy.
If you want to get a glimpse into the age old charm of Italy, then a visit to the various churches and cathedrals is a must. Even if you don’t have a religious bent of mind, a visit to these historic landmarks will help you feast your eyes on the many treasures and works of famous artists, which will leave you enthralled.
Italy has some of the largest and well-stocked museums in the world. Most Italian museums have free museum days so keep a look out for them. These are just some of the interesting things you can do in Italy and what’s more without spending any money.