Italy is definitely a hot spot for summer vacations, but with temperatures averaging 86°F (30°C) in July and August, you'll want to plan ahead to ensure you don't get burnt out on heat and crowds.
Here are our recommendations for ways to keep cool on your trip.
- Take a night tour: Visit famous landmarks after the sun goes down to avoid the sunburn
- Eat gelato: Head out on a food tour to taste Italy's take on ice cream
- Go swimming: Stay by the water to cool off, whether it's at the beach or a lake
- Climb high: Hit the Alps to take temps down a few degrees