The leaning tower of Pisa in Pisa, Italy
Incredible Italian Destinations To Visit On Your Next Winter Getaway
Cortina d'Ampezzo is one of the best ski resorts in Italy, offering world-class skiing and snowboarding trails, plus cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Little ones can learn the pizza/French fry basics at ski school, try ice skating, and go sledding. Animal lovers of all ages will thoroughly enjoy dog sledding and pony rides.
Wine lovers might recognize this city for Trentodoc, a sparkling wine made from Trentino grapes. The region is also known for its majestic landscapes of mountains and lakes.
It's a fantastic area for skiing during the winter months, and Christmas markets fill the region during this time of year, so be sure to carve out some time to see them.
Venice is a popular summer destination, but there are many reasons to visit in the winter. Travelers can expect fewer crowds, beautiful holiday lights, and Christmas markets.
The Carnival of Venice in late February or early March is one of the main winter events in Venice. The whole 10-day event is filled with parades, balls, costumes, and activities.
In Florence, marvel at Renaissance masterpieces, stroll across the Ponte Vecchio bridge, and climb to the top of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in the winter.
Visiting the city in the winter affords you the luxury of fewer crowds and cheaper hotels. You can also experience the Firenze Light Festival, which lights up the whole city.
While the Leaning Tower of Pisa is certainly worth a visit, there are plenty of things to do in Pisa in winter. The town boasts many Romanesque and Gothic churches to tour.
For a unique perspective on the city, head to the Walkway of the Walls. At night, head over to Piazza delle Vettovaglieto to find plenty of restaurants, cafes, and wine shops.