At Selectcamp we have over 30 different top class Camping Holidays available in and around Italy
We have camping holidays on some of the best campsites in Tuscany, Lake Garda, Lake Iseo, Lake Maggiore, along the Adriatic Coast, close to Venice and Rome and not to mention on the stunning island of Sardinia, so take your pick now!
One of our most popular countries for a summer camping holidays is Italy. Each year many people travel to the south of Europe to visit this beautiful country for a sunny family holiday.
Italy has it all and offers sun, mountainous scenery, excellent cuisine and wine, history and culture.. So in all Italy is a fantastic holiday destination for all!
A holiday in Italy: cities, coast and mountains
There are so many beautiful cities of interest to visit such as: Rome, Florence, Pisa and Venice to name just a few. They all offer picturesque scenery, unique places of interest and culture and a great Italian kitchen.Italy also offers many camping holidays located on the coastline thanks to its location Italy is nearly totally surrounded by water! There are many coastal campsite destinations to choose from with Selectcamp.
As Italy is mountainous there are many to visit too such as the Alps, Dolomites or Apennines.....
Nature and culture
Il Cilento is a national park on the Italian coast where nature and culture are combined. Here you will find the caves where Iron ore, sulphur and fossils were found. In others you will find stalagmites (which resemble praying monks) and in the most famous cave of Italy the incoming sunlight creates beautiful aqua blue scenery. All these places of interest are well worth a visit and are highly recommended.
The capital city of Italy is Rome
The official language is Italian, English is also often spoken.
Italy's time zone is: +01:00
The official currency is the Euro.
You must be in possession of a valid passport.
In Italy you can use with your mobile phones, however this might come with a high cost so we advise you to check this before departure with your network provider. Please note: this also applies for your data roaming.
The number for all emergencies in Italy is 112.
Travelling by car
· The national speed limit on the motorways is set at 130 km/hour (80mph).
· On most Italian motorways there is toll.
· In Italy it is the law to have the following items in your the car:
- High visibility vest. The driver must wear this in the event of an accident or breakdown.
- Warning triangle
When you travel trough France to Italy
From 1 July 2012 it is the law to have an alcohol tester in your car (throw away breathalyzer).
To prevent air pollution some areas in Italy are closed. The signboard ‘Zona Trafico Limitato’ ( ZTL) shows pedestrian traffic only.
In Italy 2013/14 the following national holidays take place:
· 25th April Liberation Day
· 1st May Labor Day
· 2nd June National Day
· 15th August Assumption day
· 1st November All Saints' Day
15 sights and attractions Rome-Lazio
Visit the beautiful and historic Villa Adriana in Tivoli
Have a look at the historic and breathtaking Villa d'Este
See the Colosseum in Rome
Take a chance and have a coin toss and hope for luck in one of the most famous fountains in Rome, named Trevi Fountain
See the beautiful Vatican City
Have a visit to the Musei Vaticani
See one of the most beautiful churches in the welerd course in Vatican City, named the St. Peter's Church
Visit the big beautiful Castel Sant'Angelo
Escape from the hustle and bustle of Rome to the nice, beautiful park of Villa Borghese
View Beautiful ruins in the old town of Rome, Roman Forum
Visit the beautiful steps of Piazza di Spagna
For a nice change see the National Pasta Museum
In Piazza Santa Maria the beating heart of the town Trastevere
Who wants to experience the real Italian atmosphere you only need visit the squares of Rome such as Campo de 'Fiori visit
Enjoy a day of shopping in one of the shopping squares in Rome