June is the perfect month to visit Italy. In fact, this is the country’s peak travel season. During this time, Italy enjoys warm weather during the day and cooler weather in the evenings. While prices at this time are often high, it’s definitely worth a splurge. June is also the time when Italy hosts plenty of festivals and events that cater to all kinds of travelers, including solo adventurers.
Rome celebrates the feast of St. Peter and St. Paul in June. During this time, various religious rituals would be taking place all over the city. There are also fireworks, fairs, and music festivals.
If you want to witness how locals celebrate while also learning a bit about Rome’s tradition, then you definitely should take part in these celebrations. These festivals are also celebrated with lots of foods and booze, which is a perfect excuse to indulge and let loose.
2. The Amalfi Coast
The Amalfi Coast is perhaps one of the most beautiful places to visit in Italy. It gets even prettier when you visit in June where the spring flowers are in full bloom and the weather is just warm enough. Treat yourself to a luxury Italian holiday in the Amalfi Coast. You can stay at a hotel that used to be a monastery in the 13th-century or an imposing palazzo overlooking the sea. Or perhaps, book a suite at a 5-star hotel with a terrace that overlooks the rugged cliffs peppered with colorful villages and lemon grooves.
There are many good reasons to come to Florence in June. Aside from the lovely weather, the city celebrates the feast of Saint John the Baptist on the 24th. There will be parades taking place all over the city during the day while firework displays can be witnessed at Arno River at night. This festival usually lasts for a couple of days and also involves music, sporting events, bonfires, and lots of fun activities.
4. Lake Como
As one of the most picturesque destinations in Italy, Lake Como is one of those places that you should see at least once in your life. This place looks even more magical and dreamy in June, making it well worth a visit despite the hoards of tourists. Lake Como is where you can experience the typical Italian charm while enjoying delicious foods at one of those lakeshore restaurants. Indeed, Lake Como is so pretty that many foreign visitors have decided to settle here after a few visits. In fact, celebrities like Madonna and George Clooney have called it their home. There’s a good reason that you’ll love it there too and you might consider Italian dual citizenship and get your own villa at Lake Como.
5. Italian Alps
If you love the idea of spending a summer mountain vacation in the majestic Italian Alps, then June would be the perfect time to do it. With wonderful hiking trails surrounded by breathtaking mountain panoramas, your summer holiday in the Alps is guaranteed to be fun and exciting.
Aside from trekking, there are several other activities that you can enjoy in the Italian Alps. You can go horseback riding, cycling, rock climbing, paragliding, and more. If you would rather enjoy your holiday at a more relaxing pace, then get pampered at your chalet’s spa. Treat yourself to a delicious gourmet restaurant and enjoy some delicious wines.