> SlowTrav > Italy > Trip Planning > Planning Resources

Online Resources for Travel to Italy

Leslie Erickson

GENERAL TOURIST INFORMATION FOR ITALY

Bill Thayer's Italy Gazetteer: Bill Thayer's Italy Gazetteer Bill Thayer runs a non-commercial site about Italy.

www.wel.it: Welcome to Italy online.

www.walledtowns.com: Information about walled towns in Europe. Site is not complete yet.

www.goitaly.about.com: Italy for visitors, run by about.com.

www.italytour.com: Tourist info for different regions of Italy.

www.discoveritalia.it : Tourist info, hotels, restaurants & maps.

www.ciao-italy.com: Ciao Italy. Links to sites with Italy info

www.vatican.va: The Vatican tourist information.

www.paginelgialle.it: The Italian Yellow Pages.

www.parks.it: Parks in Italy.

www.italyfever.com: Website by Darlene Marwitz, author of book "Italian Fever".

www.virtualitalia.com: Virtual Italy.

www.italiantourism.com: Italy tourism for North Americans - run by E.N.I.T.- official Italy tourism site.

www.initaly.com: Italy online.

www.dolcevita.com: Tourist info about travel in Italy, cuisine, design and fashion.

www.italyguide.com: Tourist information, accommodations, Agriturism listings in Italian.

www.englishyellowpages.it : English yellow pages for Italy.

www.deliciousitaly.com: Delicious Italy is an online food and travel guide put together by a ream of freelance marketing and tourism professionals based in Rome.

www.home.online.no/~cnyborg/index.html: Chris Nyborg's personal web site about the Churchs of Rome.

www.traveltaz.msu.edu: World Travel and Tourism Tax Policy Center (out of Michigan that has information about VAT tax in Europe and how to get refunds.

www.multimap.com: Web site of maps with many for Italy.

www.raileurope.com: European train schedules and prices.

www.trenitalia.com: Information on the Italian train schedule.

www.itwg.com/home.asp: Extensive information on Italy from the Italian Tourist Web Guide.

TOURIST INFORMATION FOR SPECIFIC REGIONS

ALTO ADIGE TRENTINO/SUDITIROL

www.sudtirol.com: All about the Suditirol  region in Northern Italy.

www.dolomiti.it: Information on the villages and town in the Dolomites.

www.provinz.bz.it/museenfuehrer/english/info.htm : Guide to museums of South Tyrol with clickable links to each museum.

www.provincia.bz.it: Official site of the province.

www.trentino.to: Homepage of the Trentino tourist board.

www.iceman.it: South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology. Great pictures of the "iceman"  mummy.

www.lana.net: Small town in South Tyrol.

www.trauttmansdorff.it: Beautiful botanical gardens of the Trauttmansdorf Castle.

www.altabadia.org: Alta Badia region in the Dolomites.

www.bolzano-bozen.it: Link to tourist information for Bolzano.

FRIUILI-VENEZIA GIULIA

www.triestema.com/#eng: Information on the city of Trieste.

www.triestetourism.it/inglese/index.htm: Tourism site for Trieste.

www.triestmia.com: Guide to Trieste.

www.triestetourism.it: Trieste tourism site with info on the city, art, culture and itineraries. 

VENETO

www.aquileia.it: Aquilea is a town near Venice with ancient Roman ruins.

www.arena.it: Ticket information for the ballet, symphony, and opera. Book tickets online.

www.gardanet.it/index-en.html: Information on Lake Garda and surroundings.

www.gardalake.it: Lake Garda weather, hotel, restaurant and general tourist information.

www.gardainforma.com: Yet another site on Lake Garda .

www.garda.com: Garda online with bike tours, maps and real estate info

www.valpolicella.it : Web site about Valpolicella wine.

www.tourism.Verona.it: Tourist information for the city of Verona. 

www.apt-dolmiti-cortina.it: City of  Cortina and the Dolomite mountains. 

www.dolomiti.it: Dolomite region information.

www.cortina.dolomiti.com: Official website of Cortina in the Dolomite mountain range. Has live webcam.

VENICE

www.elmoro.com: Practical information on how to get to Venice and move around the city.

www.alilaguna.com: Waterbus (vaporetto) info between airport and Venice.

www.actv.it/eng/home.php: Waterbus (vaporetto) routes throughout Venice.

www.meetingvenice.it: General information on Venice. 

www.veniceword.com: A good Venice guide. 

www.vistvenice.co.uk: Great information for Venice including transportation, art, & day trips.

www.teatrolafenice.it: Venice opera information.

www.guggenheim-venice.it/english/index.htm: Information on the Peggy Guggenheim museum.

www.invenicetoday.com: Events in Venice today.

savevenice.org: Venice restoration projects that are ongoing.  

LOMBARDY

www.mi.camcom.it: The Chamber of Commerce for Milan and surrounding area.

www.cremonaturismo.com: Information on Cremona including travel agencies, tourist info & things to do.  

www.distrettolaghi.it: Event, accommodation, and regional information for Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta. Lake Mergozzo, and the Ossola mountains.

www.mantova.com: Portal for city of  Mantova  (In Italian only).

www.lagodicomo.com: Lake Como tourist info.

www.mynet.it/mantova: Mantova( Mantua) web site. 

www.bellagio.co.nz: Bellagio hotel and accommodation site.

www.welmilano.itcons.com/index2.htm: Welcome to Milan Italy.

www.apt.bergamo.it: Guide to  Bergamo and the Lombardy province.

www.provincia.bergamo.it: Bergamo province information.  In Italian only.

www.varennaitaly.com: Extensive Varenna tourist information.

VALLE D' AOSTA & PIEDMONT

www.piemonteonline.it: Online source for the Piedmont region.

www.piemonte-online.com: The Piedmont region online.

www.enotecadelpiemonte.com: Wine region of Piedmont.

www.regione.piemonte.it: Official site of the 2006 winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.

www.torino2006.it/eng/index.asp: Another site regarding the winter Olympics.

www.a-torino.com: A portal about Turin. In Italian only.

www.alpeveglia.it: Alpe Veglia Natural  Park in Piedmont.

www.turismotorino.org: Website on the city of Turin.

www.sacradisanmichele.com: Picturesque Ancient abbey founded between 983 and 986.

www.courmayeur.com: Ski and travel info for the region.

www.turin-airport.com: Turin international airport.

www.turismodoc.it: Langhe Monferrato Tourist Consortium which includes information on the main towns, transport, accommodations, tours and the territory itself. 

www.cuneotourism.com: Province of Cuneo information that includes hotels restaurants and points of interest.

LIGURIA (INCLUDING CINQUE TERRE)

www.turismo.ligurianrek.it: Liguria region tourist information.

www.cinque-terre.it: Information on the Cinque Terre region.

www.liguria-lane.com: Public relations and tourist agency.

www.cinqueterreonline.com: General information on Cinque Terre.

www.5terre.com: Travel information for Cinque Terre.

www.cinqueterre.it: Tourist Association of Cinque Terre. Lists hotels, restaurants, a few vacation rentals, good description of hiking trails to include driving directions.

EMILIA-ROMAGNA

www.emiliaitaly.com: General information on the Emilia-Romagna region.

www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it: Tourism information for the region.

www.parmaitaly.com:  The Best of Parma website with info on everything in Parma.

www.discoveringmodena.it: History, culture and economy of Modena.

www.adria.net: Riveria of Romagna website. Includes tourist information for Ravenna, Rimini and the towns in-between. 

TUSCANY (INCLUDING FLORENCE & ELBA)

www.tuscany.net: Good general travel information including vacation rentals, hotels, & charming vacations.  Also lists websites for other regions.

www.terraditoscana.com: Travel information for Tuscany.

www.knowital.com: Tourist information for Tuscany to include vacation rentals.

www.turismo.intoscana.it: Tuscany information.

www.sangimignano.com: Website for the popular hill town of San Gimignano.

www.castellotoscani.com: The castles of Tuscany with descriptions.

www.waytuscany.net: A portal for Tuscany with lots of tourist information

www.kilkelly.com: Maureen & Bernie's Wine Travel Guides. Personal website.

www.nautilus-mp.com/tuscany: Heart of Tuscany site that includes. Tourist information and rental listings for the area around Pienza/Montepulciano.

www.ballooningintuscany.com: Hot air ballooning and walking tours in Tuscany near Pienza.

www.castellitoscani.com: Fun site about the castles of Tuscany

www.valdichiana.it: Information about the Valdichiana valley.

www.valdorcia.net: Information about the Val d' Orcia valley to include vacation rentals.

FLORENCE

www.comune.firenze.it: City of Florence, official site.

www.english.firenze.net: Tourist information about Florence. Has booking for museums

and accommodation listings. 

www.fionline.it: Some tourist information for Florence.

www.ataf.net: Bus routes and bus information for Florence.

www.weekendafirenze.com: Book your Florence museum tickets before you go. Also have rental listings.

www.selectitaly.com: A US company where you can book your Florence museum tickets before you go.

www.florenceart.it: Florence Art. Florence museum booking. Recommended by Marta from WA.

www.gay.it/pinklily: Gay and Lesbian guide to Florence and Tuscany.

www.uffizi.it.firenze.it: Uffizi Gallery in Florence (website not working in March 2003).

www.televisual.net: Uffizi Gallery in Florence- index of rooms and paintings.

www.comune.firenze.it: City of Florence museum guide. 

SIENA

www.comune.siena.it : Official site of the city of Siena. Some parts are in English.

www.e-siena.net: Contains a virtual tour of the city and other information.

www.terresiena.it: Official website of Siena tourist office.

CHIANTI

www.greve-in-chianti.com: A town in the Chianti region.

www.panzano.com: Panzano in Chianti.

www.chiantionline.com: Tourist information for the region.

www.chiantinet.it: The Official site of Chianti.

www.chianticlassico.com: Chianti Classico wine information.

www.monterinaldi.it: The wine estate Castello di Monterinaldi. They will send you a free map of Chianti.

www.chiantiturismo.it: More tourist information on the Chianti region.

www.chianti.it: Information on the region.

NORTHERN & WESTERN TUSCANY

www.comune.lucca.it: City network of Lucca with tourist information.

www.luccagallery.com: Lucca site includes photo tour of city.

www.lucca.turismo.toscana.it: Lucca tourism website.

www.barganews.com: Excellent site on the city of Barga. Includes theatre, commerce and cultural information.

www.comune.pisa.it/doc/pisa1.htm: Comune of Pisa website.

www.pisaunicaterra.it: Pisa tourist site with information on Pisa and surrounding area.  

www.pisaonline.it: Pisa online information site.

www.pisa-airport.com: Information about the Pisa Airport.

www.abetoneapm.it/index_en.html: The city of Pistoia.

www.prato.turismo.toscana.it/home_e.htm: Website for the city of Prato.   

www.cuoreditoscana.it: Valdarno region of Italy located north of Arezzo. Website has services and event in the Valdarno.

www.sangimignano.com: Website of the popular hill town of San Gimignano.

www.volterratur.it: Official site of Volterra and Valdicecina region.

CENTRAL/SOUTHERN TUSCANY

cortonaweb.net/defaultenglish.htm: Cortona information.

www.cetona.org: Website for the village of Cetona.

www.parcodellavaldorcia.com: Val D' Orcia valley and park system.

www.montefollonico.it: Village of Montefollonico website. 

www.cortonaweb.net: Cortona tourist information.

www.montepulciano.com: Montepulciano web site.

www.ctnet.it/montepulciano/uk-index.htm: General information on Montepulciano.

www.cretedisiena.com: Information on several villages in southern Tuscany.  

www.portalepienza.it: Pienza tourist web site.

www.teatropovero.it: The "Poor Theatre" (Teatro Povero) of Monticchiello including the event's history.

www.chianciano.turismo.toscana.it: Official website of the Chianciano & Valdichiana tourist office.

ELBA

elbacom.it/home.en.html: Elba tourist information. Includes virtual tour.

www.elbalink.it: Good general information site for the island of Elba.

www.elba.org: Online newsletter site on the environment, culture and tourism of Elba.

UMBRIA

Bill Thayer's Gazetteer of Umbria: Bill Thayer's Gazetteer of Umbria.

www.umbriaonline.com: Extensive information on the cities/villages/towns of Umbria.

www.airport.umbria.it: Information about the Perugia airport. 

www.umbriaturismo.it: Tourism site for Umbria  In Italian.

www.regione.umbria.it: Umbria regional information In Italian.

www.provincia.terni.it: Province information for Terni in Italian.

www.comune.terni.it: Comune of Terni website.

www.umbria.org: Cities, events, arts and tours in Umbra. Includes event of the month.

www.bellaumbria.net: Tourism, events, hotels, & country holidays in Umbria.

www.umbriabest.com: Best of Umbria travel guide.

www.gubbio.com: The city of Gubbio website.

ABCAssisi.com: Assisi tourist information.

www.comune.todi.pg.it: Comune of Todi website. 

www.perugiaguide.com: Detailed guide to Perugia. 

www.aboutperugia.com: Perugia information.

www.holidaysinumbria.com: Umbria tourism portal with accommodation and city information.

www.perugiaonline.com: Information about the largest city in Umbria. In English and Italian.

www.perugia.com: More information on Perugia.  Also in English and Italian.

www.assisionline.com: A curious mixture of English and Italian.

www.assisi.com: This site is both in Italian and English.

www.lagotrasimeno.net: Site regarding Lake Trasimeno and the surrounding area.

www.lagotrasimeno.com: Lake Trasimeno info. 

www.comune.trevi.pg.it: Official site of Trevi. In Italian only.

www.protrevi.com/protrevi/: Trevi information in both Italian and English. 

www.spoletofestival.it: Official site for the Spoleto festival.

www.spoleto.com: Info on Spoleto. Only in Italian.

www.comune.spello.pg.it/main.htm: Official site of Spello.

www.comune.narni.tr.it: City of Narni website.

www.narninews.it: Narni website in Italian.

www.narnisotterranea.it/eng/associazione.htm: Cultural organization that conducts underground tours of Narni.

www.comunemontefalco.it  Comune of Montefalco in Italian.

LE MARCHE

Bill Thayer's Gazetteer of Le Marche: Bill Thayer's Gazetteer of Le March.

www.comune.cagli.ps.it: Town of Cagli site.  

www.marcheworldwide.org: Marche Regional Authority.

www.le-marche.com: Marche Voyager- the complete travel guide to the marche region.

LAZIO (INCLUDING ROME)

Bill Thayer's Gazetteer of Rome  : Bill Thayer's Gazetteer of Rome

www.acpb.com/bomarzo: Bomarzo, monster park. The site is in Italian- click on the blue links to

see the photos of the statues.

www.viterboonline.com: Viterbo online, for information about the province of Viterbo.

www.viterbo.org : Viterbo province information.

www.lagodibolsena.it: Extensive tourist information for Lake Bolsena.

ROME

Lacus Curtius: Into the Roman World: Bill Thayer's site on ancient Rome.

www.inforoma.it:- The Rome page.

www.romaonlineguide.com: Rome online.

www.abcroma.com: Tourist guide for Rome.

www.wantedinrome.com: Classified ads and information.

www.photoroma.com: Photographs of Rome.

www.roma2000.it/index.asp: Information about Rome.

www.mmdtkw.org: Lots of good Rome information.

www.mmdtkw.org/VArcheobus.html: Info about the Archeobus in Rome.

www.galleriaborghese.it: Borghese Gallery in Rome.

www.christusrex.org: Vatican Museums in Rome.

ABRUZZO, MOLISE & APULIA

www.regione.abruzzo.it: Official site of the Abruzzo region with information on several parks.

www.abruzzocitta.it: Guide to the Abruzzo region in Italian only.

www.abruzzo-airport.it: Abruzzo airport information. 

www.puglia.org: Tourism guide for Apulia.

www.cpmolise.com: Tourism guide for Molise.

CAMPANIA (INCLUDING AMALFI COAST & SORRENTO)

www.dentronapoli.it: All about Naples, in English and Italian.

www.ischiaonline.it: Information about the island of Ischia.

AMALFI COAST

www.capri-island.com: Island of Capri tourist information.

www.caprionline.com: or www.capri.net: same site.

www.positanonline.it: Official page of the town of  Positano.

www.amalfi.it : Information on the Amalfi coast includes weddings, public transport, tour agencies and various services available.

www.divinecoast.it: Amalfi coast web guide to tourist information.

www.sorrento-online.com: Sorrento Hotel and some vacation rental info.

www.vesuviana.it/orario.htm: Train and bus schedules between Sorrento and Naples.

www.sorrentoinfo.com: Sorrento tourist information including live webcam.

www.sorrentomap.com: Allows you to organize your visit using the digital map of Sorrento.

www.divinecoast.it: Tourist information, hotels, and vacation rentals in Amalfi area.

www.campaniatrasporti.it: Transportation information for the Campania region.  In Italian

www.vesuviana.it/orario.htm: Train and bus schedules between Sorrento and Naples.

http://www.sorrentoinfo.com/facebook_sorrentoinfo_en/: Webcam in Sorrento, corner of Via San Cesaro and Via Tasso.

www.slowphotos.com/photo/showgallery.php?cat=556: Sorrento Webcam Photo gallery.

www.sorrentoinfo.com: Sorrento information.

www.sorrentomap.com: Map of Sorrento.

BASILICATA & CALABRIA

www.regione.basilicata.it: Basilicata regional information. In Italian only.

www.tropea.biz : Tourism site for Calabria region.

SARDINIA

www.sardegnaturismo.it: Official Tourist Website.

www.sardegne.com:commercial site with web-based tourist information.

www.sardinia.net: Sardinia tourist information.

www.sardiniapoint.it: Sardinia information.

www.360sardinia.net: Sardina 360 Travel Guide, with panoramic 360 degree photos of Sardinia.

www.rent-sardinia.com: A house rental website that also included tourist information.

www.bestsardinia.com: Tourism site for the island that includes camping information.

www.byguide.com: A guide to Sardinia.

www.regione.sardegna.it: Official site of Sardinia.

SICILY

www.regione.sicilia.it/turismo/web_turismo/: Tourist department for Sicily. To find accommodation listing click "Hospitality".

www.son.it: Travel agent in Sicily will help book trip to Sicily.

www.capeland.it: Capeland Tour Operator. Tourist info.

www.bestofsicily.com: Information about the island and an online magazine.

www.sicilia.indettaglio.it: Information on the provinces of Sicily.

www.sicilian.ne: Map of Sicily.

www.arbasicula.org: A non-profit site that promotes the language and culture of Sicily.

www.pow.neomedia.it: Palermo on the web.

www.taormina-ol.it: In English and Italian.

www.gate2taormina.com: Official website of the city of Taormina.


Leslie Erickson is a Travel Consultant affiliated with the full-service travel agency, Uniglobe McIntosh Travel, located in historic Newnan, Georgia. Leslie has nurtured a passion for all things travel and enjoys a particular passion for both Tuscany and Umbria in Italy, as well as the German and Austrian Alps. She has been a member of SlowTrav since 2001 and enjoys meeting fellow Slow Travelers every chance she gets. www.leslieerickson.com

Back to Top

Car Rental Hotel Booking Flight Booking Train Tickets Books, Maps, Events
Europe Cell Phones Long Distance Cards Luggage, etc. Travel Insurance Classifieds

* Advertise on Slow Travel | Post your travel questions on the Slow Travel Forums

Copyright © 2000 - 2014 SlowTrav.com, unless noted otherwise. Slow Travel® is a registered trademark. Contact Slow Travel

RSS Feeds - Link to Us - Terms of Use - Privacy Policy - Currency Converter - Colophon - Sponsors - Become a Member
Home | Forums | Slow Travel? | Europe Trip Planning | Photos | Trip Reports | Search | About Us | Classifieds