The Best Times to Visit Italy

Italy’s seasons vary as much as its landscape - whether you want to bask in the September sun as you dine alfresco in Tuscany or escape the rain in a rustic coffee ‘bar’ during a winter visit, there’s something to enjoy year-round.

Best time to visit

At Scott Dunn, our travel experts can help you avoid the tourists and plan an Italian holiday that’s truly bespoke. From a relaxing break in the Italian Lakes before the summer visitors arrive to an active adventure holiday in Northern Italy’s impressive mountain ranges, we’ll craft a memorable trip just for you.



Best Times of Year to Visit Italy

If you’re asking yourself “When can I travel to Italy?”, it all depends on what type of experience you seek. From admiring Renaissance masterpieces in the spring to sampling some heartwarming Italian cuisine in the winter, there are endless things to do in Italy, no matter the time of year. Below are some of our travel experts’ favourite ways to enjoy Italy’s vibrant seasons.

Climate guide for Italy

, Italy

Average temperatures (Celcious) and rainfall (mm)

Jan
61°F 10mm
Feb
65°F 9mm
Mar
70°F 10mm
Apr
77°F 6mm
May
82°F 6mm
Jun
90°F 4mm
Jul
90°F 4mm
Aug
91°F 2mm
Sep
87°F 4mm
Oct
79°F 6mm
Nov
71°F 9mm
Dec
64°F 7mm
Jan
62°F 5mm
Feb
65°F 6mm
Mar
69°F 8mm
Apr
76°F 5mm
May
83°F 7mm
Jun
95°F 3mm
Jul
95°F 1mm
Aug
95°F 1mm
Sep
87°F 4mm
Oct
80°F 6mm
Nov
72°F 7mm
Dec
65°F 4mm
Jan
50°F 10mm
Feb
53°F 4mm
Mar
63°F 4mm
Apr
73°F 9mm
May
77°F 13mm
Jun
87°F 11mm
Jul
87°F 14mm
Aug
88°F 13mm
Sep
80°F 11mm
Oct
70°F 16mm
Nov
56°F 19mm
Dec
50°F 12mm
Jan
50°F 10mm
Feb
53°F 4mm
Mar
63°F 4mm
Apr
73°F 9mm
May
77°F 13mm
Jun
87°F 11mm
Jul
87°F 14mm
Aug
88°F 13mm
Sep
80°F 11mm
Oct
70°F 16mm
Nov
56°F 19mm
Dec
50°F 12mm
Jan
60°F 16mm
Feb
62°F 8mm
Mar
71°F 8mm
Apr
76°F 20mm
May
83°F 42mm
Jun
95°F 28mm
Jul
96°F 4mm
Aug
98°F 23mm
Sep
90°F 33mm
Oct
78°F 12mm
Nov
69°F 9mm
Dec
62°F 14mm
Jan
58°F 4mm
Feb
61°F 6mm
Mar
70°F 10mm
Apr
77°F 11mm
May
82°F 15mm
Jun
92°F 11mm
Jul
93°F 7mm
Aug
93°F 8mm
Sep
86°F 6mm
Oct
76°F 9mm
Nov
65°F 12mm
Dec
58°F 5mm
Jan
57°F 12mm
Feb
59°F 12mm
Mar
70°F 11mm
Apr
76°F 15mm
May
81°F 17mm
Jun
93°F 16mm
Jul
93°F 12mm
Aug
93°F 27mm
Sep
86°F 31mm
Oct
75°F 16mm
Nov
64°F 21mm
Dec
58°F 15mm
Jan
62°F 5mm
Feb
65°F 6mm
Mar
69°F 8mm
Apr
76°F 5mm
May
83°F 7mm
Jun
95°F 3mm
Jul
95°F 1mm
Aug
95°F 1mm
Sep
87°F 4mm
Oct
80°F 6mm
Nov
72°F 7mm
Dec
65°F 4mm
Jan
62°F 9mm
Feb
64°F 16mm
Mar
70°F 10mm
Apr
76°F 8mm
May
81°F 10mm
Jun
90°F 9mm
Jul
92°F 5mm
Aug
95°F 3mm
Sep
87°F 6mm
Oct
79°F 8mm
Nov
70°F 13mm
Dec
64°F 7mm
Jan
68°F 5mm
Feb
72°F 5mm
Mar
75°F 10mm
Apr
80°F 3mm
May
85°F 2mm
Jun
94°F 1mm
Jul
95°F 1mm
Aug
96°F 2mm
Sep
91°F 4mm
Oct
87°F 5mm
Nov
77°F 6mm
Dec
68°F 5mm
Jan
50°F 10mm
Feb
53°F 4mm
Mar
63°F 4mm
Apr
73°F 9mm
May
77°F 13mm
Jun
87°F 11mm
Jul
87°F 14mm
Aug
88°F 13mm
Sep
80°F 11mm
Oct
70°F 16mm
Nov
56°F 19mm
Dec
50°F 12mm
Jan
60°F 16mm
Feb
62°F 8mm
Mar
71°F 8mm
Apr
76°F 20mm
May
83°F 42mm
Jun
95°F 28mm
Jul
96°F 4mm
Aug
98°F 23mm
Sep
90°F 33mm
Oct
78°F 12mm
Nov
69°F 9mm
Dec
62°F 14mm
Jan
54°F 13mm
Feb
60°F 13mm
Mar
68°F 12mm
Apr
76°F 14mm
May
80°F 14mm
Jun
92°F 9mm
Jul
93°F 7mm
Aug
94°F 8mm
Sep
86°F 8mm
Oct
74°F 9mm
Nov
66°F 12mm
Dec
57°F 9mm