8 Best Resorts in Italy

Variety of weather conditions of the country results from stretched territory from north to south. Therefore there are region with climate suitable for each activity. Apennine Peninsula with the Sardinia Island have pronounced Mediterranean climate with mild winter and hot dry summers. Sicily Island that is the southernmost located part of the country is warmer.

Most of precipitation falls at winter and around it. On slopes of the Apennines and Alps snow cover remains through half of a year due to winter snowfalls while peaks are covered with snow caps year round. In general weather became colder with depending on altitude.


Climate and Season

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Bormio

Bormio

Bormio is one of unique resorts in Italian Alps. It is located in northern edge of the country. It has been used as a resort over 2000 years. It offers entertainment of any kind and spa recreation. Old center of the town was built in XVII century. Curved streets, ancient houses and magnificent old churches are waiting for admirers of history and architecture.

Skiing adherents will find longest trails in whole Italy. Level difference is 1792 m (5880 ft.) with uninterrupted pistes. And at night numerous local bars and clubs are open to celebrate another good day of vacation.

Bormio Climate Seasons

Weather in Bormio depends on altitude, but in general it is mild. First half of spring is the last part of a skiing season. Decent snow cover remains until mid-April. By the end of the season daily range of temperature is between 14 °C (57 °F) at afternoon and 6 °C (43 °F) at night. Summers are usually bit rainy and warm with daily range of 21-12 °C (70-53 °F).

During autumn temperature reduces significantly. In late November snow begins to fall and afternoon temperature is at mark of 7 °C (44 °F). At night it drops to 0 °C (32 °F) or slightly lower. In the middle of winter there is plenty of snow and nighttime temperature sits below freezing. At afternoon air warms up to around 4 °C (39 °F), but drops down to around -8 °C (17 °F) at night.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-3°C
 27°F
-1.5°C
29°F
2°C
35°F
6°C
 42°F
10°C
50°F
13°C
 56°F
⛷⌘ ⛷⌘ ⛷⌘ ⛷⌘ ⛷⌘ ⛷⌘
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
16°C
60°F
15°C
59°F
13°C
55°F
8°C
46°F
2°C
36°F
-2°C
29°F
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t° - average; ⛷ - ski; ⌘ - excursion

Fassa Valley

Fassa Valley

One more ski resort is located in northern part of Italy in Trentino. This is a town and chain of ski trails on slopes of the valley. It provides great opportunities for family vacationing and skiing due to moderate slopes of trails.

Nature and features of architecture along with spirits of locals create special atmosphere of cheerful commotion especially at evenings when people come to town after skiing. All numerous pizzerias, bars and other public institutions are crowded. But crowds are only adding charm and coziness to the place.

Climate Fassa Valley by Seasons

The valley shares rather mild climate of the Dolomites. Snow cover remains for around 5 months and even the lowest temperatures are completely tolerable due to lower relative air humidity. Beginning of spring is completely suitable for skiing with around 3 °C (37 °F) at afternoon and down to -5 °C (23 °F) at night. Gradual improvement of weather leads to average high of 19 °C (66 °F) in the middle of summer.

Autumn cooling leads to daily range of temperature between 5 °C (41 °F) at afternoon and -2 °C (43 °F) at night. Snow starts falling in early November. In the middle of winter afternoon temperature is around 0 °C (32 °F) and at night there is around -8 °C (17 °F). Naturally actual features of weather depend on altitude of given regions.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-2°C
28°F
-1°C
30°F
4°C
39°F
8°C
46°F
12°C
54°F
16°C
61°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
18°C
64°F
20°C
68°F
16°C
61°F
10°C
50°F
4°C
39°F
-1°C
30°F
- - - - -

t° - average; ⛷ - ski


Ischia

Ischia

Ischia is the biggest island in the Gulf of Naples. It has mountainous relief and small cozy towns and settlements scattered over its territory. Hills with lush greenery, long sandy beaches and numerous other attractions are waiting on travelers that will decide to visit Ischia. In addition there are several thermal springs, old fortress and hiking trails on slopes of Mount Epomeo.

Climate in Ischia by Seasons

The island has pronounced Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. Moreover there are several regions with slightly different types of microclimate. There is not much of precipitation with summer being the driest season. Spring begins with rather warm weather that gradually improves. By the end of the season daily range of temperatures is between 24 °C (75 °F) and 13 °C (55 °F). In summer afternoon average reaches 32 °C (89 °F), but actual temperature occasionally hits mark of 40 °C (104 °F).

Autumn begins with “velvet season” when afternoon warmth is at 27 °C (81 °F) and at night there is 16 °C (61 °F). Final days of the season are much cooler and in winter daily averages are in range of 13 °C (55 °F) and 5 °C (41 °F) at afternoon and at night respectively.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
10°C
 49°F
10°C
 50°F
11°C
52°F
14°C
 57°F
18°C
64°F
21°C
 70°F
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24°C
75°F
24°C
76°F
22°C
71°F
18°C
64°F
14°C
57°F
11°C
51°F
⛹⌘ ⛹⌘ ⛹⌘ ⛹⌘ ⛹⌘ ⛹⌘

t° - average; ⛹ - health; ⌘ - excursion

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
15°C
59°F
14°C
57°F
14°C
57°F
16°C
61°F
18°C
64°F
23°C
73°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
27°C
81°F
25°C
77°F
22°C
71°F
20°C
68°F
16°C
61°F
- -

t° - average; ;  ⛱ - beach

Rimini

Rimini

Rimini is city situated on coasts of the Adriatic Sea to north-east from San-Marino one of the smallest and oldest republics in Europe. The city becomes popular destination because of 15 km (9.3 mi.) of sandy beaches and mild climate. Other 17 km (10.5 mi.) of the coast are beautiful in their way. This is elegant resort with rich history and lots of seaside and inland activities.

Climate in Rimini Seasons

The city of Rimini has humid subtropical climate moderated by the Adriatic Sea. Precipitation is evenly distributed over a year, but in October there is bit more of it while January and July are slightly drier. Temperature is above freezing through whole year except coldest winter nights. Through spring and summer afternoon average grows from 14 °C (57 °F) to 31 °C (88 °F) while progression of nighttime averages follows from 5 °C (41 °F) to 18 °C (64 °F). During summer there are some thunderstorms.

Through autumn and winter afternoon temperature reduces from pleasant 26 °C (79 °F) in early September to chilly 11 °C (52 °F) in January. At night there is 14 °C (57 °F) and 1 °C (34 °F) respectively. Also winter is the dullest time of a year with 2-3 hours of daily sunshine.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
4°C
 39°F
6°C
 42°F
9°C
47°F
12°C
 54°F
17°C
62°F
21°C
 69°F
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
23°C
73°F
23°C
73°F
19°C
67°F
15°C
59°F
10°C
49°F
5°C
41°F
⛹⌘ ⛹⌘ ⛹⌘ ⛹⌘ ⛹⌘ ⛹⌘

t° - average; ⛹ - health; ⌘ - excursion

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
11°C
52°F
10°C
49°F
11°C
52°F
12°C
54°F
18°C
64°F
24°C
75°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
25°C
77°F
24°C
75°F
20°C
68°F
15°C
59°F
12°C
54°F
- - -

t° - average; ;  ⛱ - beach

Ligurian Riviera

Ligurian Riviera

This resort area is located in northwestern part of the country close to border with France. It is washes by the Ligurian Sea. There is mild climate and jagged coastline with vegetation of exceptional lushness. Genoa is its administrative center which divides areas into Riviera di Ponente and Riviera di Levante. Genoa itself bares significant historical heritage while offering modern entertainments. Annual expo of small vessels is held here.

Climate at Ligurian Riviera by Season

The region has humid subtropical climate. Springs and summers there are warm and much drier than autumns and winters. Temperature stays above freezing through most of year, but in winter there is some snow. Spring and summer have mild warm temperature that grows from 15 °C (59 °F) to 22 °C (71 °F).

Autumns and winters are cooler, but actually cold weather is rare in Ligurian Riviera. Through those two seasons temperature drops from 25 °C (77 °F) to 11 °C (52 °F). Nights are colder with minimal average of 3 °C (37 °F) in January. Snow melts right away, so there is no accumulation of it.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
7°C
45°F
7°C
45°F
12°C
54°F
16°C
61°F
20°C
68°F
25°C
77°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C
81°F
29°C
84°F
24°C
75°F
19°C
66°F
13°C
55°F
9°C
48°F

t° - average; ⌘ - excursion

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
14°C
57°F
13°C
55°F
13°C
55°F
15°C
59°F
18°C
64°F
21°C
70°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24°C
75°F
26°C
79°F
23°C
73°F
21°C
70°F
18°C
64°F
16°C
61°F
- - -

t° - average; ;  ⛱ - beach


Odyssey Coast

Odyssey Coast

Odyssey coast is stretched between Rome and Napoli in south of Lazio province. It is considered as one of the most beautiful place around the Tyrrhenian Sea. Odyssey Coast is more than 100 km (62 mi.) of beaches with crystal clear water (they were granted with Blue Banner). Features of climate of the area provide long swimming season and great nature. Odyssey coast is also a great base for trip to variety of sights in Lazio.

Odyssey Coast's Seasonal Climate

Climate of the region is Mediterranean and humid subtropical climate. In general weather conditions of the region are typical for peninsular Italy. Spring brings gradual warming from 16 °C (61 °F) to 25 °C (77 °F) and reduction of precipitation. In summer afternoon temperature averages at 33 °C (91 °F) and cools down to 19 °C (66 °F) at night.

By the end of autumn summer-like weather of early season turns into cooler days with 17 °C (62 °F) at afternoon and 9 °C (48 °F) at night. Autumn is the rainiest season. In winter daily temperatures are ranging between 13 °C (55 °F) and 6 °C (43 °F). Each of winter months has around 10 rainy days.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
13°C
55°F
14°C
57°F
16°C
61°F
19°C
66°F
23°C
73°F
27°C
81°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
30°C
86°F
30°C
86°F
27°C
81°F
23°C
73°F
18°C
64°F
15°C
59°F

t° - average; ⌘ - excursion

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
14°C
57°F
14°C
57°F
14°C
57°F
15°C
59°F
18°C
64°F
22°C
72°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
26°C
79°F
24°C
75°F
21°C
70°F
18°C
64°F
16°C
61°F
- -

t° - average; ;  ⛱ - beach

Sicily

Sicily

Sicily is southern island of Italy where thousands of years of history meet modern life, spectacular nature and azure sea. It is also the biggest island in Mediterranean Sea. Antiquity, Baroque and remains of Byzantium are blended with clean and calm sea and tidy beaches to provide most satisfying experience to visitors especially in term of food. Sicilian food is legendary. Tourist season lasts between late April and early November.

Sicilian Climate by Season

The island has pronounced Mediterranean climate with long and hot summers and short mild winters. There is plenty of sunlight on Sicily: around 2500 hour annually. Spring is the season of gradual improvement of weather. Last days of it are marked with 22 °C (71 °F) at afternoon. In summer growth of temperature reaches 30 °C (86 °F) and precipitation is at its minimum.

Autumn and winter are much rainier and bring gradual reduction of temperature from 25 °C (77 °F) in early September to 11 °C (52 °F) in mid-January. Weather of interior mountains is colder depending on altitude. Also amount of precipitation grows with altitude.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
13°C
55°F
14°C
57°F
17°C
63°F
23°C
73°F
27°C
81°F
29°C
84°F
- - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
32°C
90°F
32°C
90°F
31°C
88°F
28°C
82°F
24°C
75°F
19°C
66°F
-

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
14°C
57°F
15°C
59°F
16°C
61°F
17°C
63°F
21°C
70°F
25°C
77°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C
82°F
32°C
90°F
29°C
84°F
25°C
77°F
23°C
73°F
18°C
64°F
- -

t° - average; ;  ⛱ - beach

Sorrento

Sorrento

Seaside resort Sorrento is situated on Sorrentine Peninsula in 50 km (31 mi.) from Naples and easily accessible by train, bus or even by boat. Main value of Sorrento as a resort is in very nature around it. Beaches, sea, land and vegetation are combined in most spectacular ways. It is perfect place for enjoying lifetime while wandering among lemon trees to fishermen villages and of course eating pasta with clams under shiny sun.

Climate Sorrento by Seasons

The city experiences pronounced Mediterranean climate with all its features. There are no frosts and snow falls exceptionally rare. When winter turns into spring afternoons become as warm as 15 °C. Then on the course of warming averages are passing marks of 24 °C (75 °F) in late spring and 28 °C (82 °F) in early summer. Peak of summer heat is in July and August when afternoons are as hot as 32 °C (89 °F).

In autumn temperature goes down to 27 °C (81 °F) at first and then lower, to 17 °C (62 °F). Cooling continues until mid-January with around 12 °C (53 °F) at afternoon. More two-thirds of annual precipitation is falling through autumn and winter.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
10°C
50°F
10°C
50°F
12°C
53°F
14°C
57°F
18°C
64°F
22°C
71°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
24°C
75°F
26°C
76°F
22°C
71°F
18°C
64°F
14°C
57°F
11°C
52°F

t° - average; ⌘ - excursion

Water Temperature and Seasonality

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
15°C
59°F
14°C
57°F
14°C
57°F
15°C
59°F
18°C
68°F
22°C
72°F
- - - -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
25°C
77°F
27°C
81°F
25°C
77°F
22°C
72°F
19°C
66°F
16°C
61°F
- -

t° - average; ;  ⛱ - beach