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The Ultimate Solo Travel Guide: Travel Alone & Love It
Travel alone and you travel on your terms. Here’s the ultimate guide with resources, tips, and advice to help you travel solo and love it.
Solo Travel Italy: Indulge in the Good Life
Solo travel to Italy delivers rich experiences in food, wine, culture, history, adventure, and more. Here is a guide to all our Italy posts.
Solo Travel Destination: Stresa, Italy
A Solo Travel Society member shares all of her favorite things to see and do, and where to eat and stay on a trip to Stresa, Italy.
Solo Travel to Italy: Photos by Readers
Enjoy these Italy photos, all taken by members of the Solo Travel Society and readers of Solo Traveler while exploring the country.
One Day in Ravenna, Italy: Mosaics and More
One day in Ravenna is just enough to cover the highlights of this not-to-be-missed, small Italian city. If you have time, enjoy it over multiple days.
Solo Travel in Italy Two Ways: Group and Independent
Two different styles of solo travel in Italy: one traveler went as part of a group tour, one explored independently. Here they share their stories.
Cathedral of Syracuse: My Favorite Church in Europe
Like a lot of travelers, I have seen many, many churches in Europe. In Sicily, I found my favorite: the Cathedral of Syracuse.
Solo Traveler on a Solos-Only Tour
What’s it like to go solo on a solos-only tour? Here’s your answer with an overview of a fun and educational one-week trip to Sicily.
Cooking Class and Dinner in Rome
A pizza and gelato cooking class in Rome reminded me of what I had already learned about Italians and cooking: simple is better.
A Fabulous Trastevere Food Tour
The Trastevere food tour is a delicious way to explore about Rome. Take the tour with me (in photos) and learn about my favorite discoveries.
Bold Connection Makes for Magical Meeting: Umbria, Italy
The magical meeting of Sofia and Antonio in Italy’s Umbrian hills stands out as one of my best travel days ever. It was an experience for all my senses.
Solo Travel Destination: Lake Como, Italy
This Solo Travel Society member spent five days working her way around Italy’s Lake Como, and enjoyed it from every vantage point.
Solo Travel Destination: Florence, Italy
Three Solo Travel Society members from three different countries share their impressions of Florence from their separate trips to Italy.
Bitter to Smooth: Tasting Olive Oil in Lombardy
Tasting olive oil in Lombardy is an absolute pleasure. Tasting fresh olives – not so much! A tour of Frantoio Montecroce provides a delicious lesson.
My One-Hour Tour of Bologna
A flight delay and a missed train left me with little time. But a lucky meeting with another traveler resulted in this beautiful one hour tour of Bologna.
Falling in Love with Italy: Lombardy
Oh, Italy. Finally fulfilling a solo travel dream to visit Italy, I begin sharing some of my favorite photos from Milan and the Lombardy Region. Sigh.
Solo Travel Destination: Matera, Italy
Matera, Italy is rated highly by this Solo Travel Society member. She found it to be an ideal destination for a first visit to the country.
Solo Travel Destination: Siena, Italy
Siena, Italy is recommended by this Solo Travel Society member as a safe, walkable, beautiful, and delicious destination.
Solo Travel Destination: Sardinia, Italy
This Solo Travel Society member found her Paradise in the Mediterranean and recommends you visit and fall in love with Sardinia too.
Solo Travel Destination: Cinque Terre National Park, Italy
Charming villages, friendly people, and gorgeous hiking trails made the Cinque Terre a perfect destination for this first-time solo traveler.
A Day Trip to Parma and the Source of Parmigiano-Reggiano
One has to rise before the sun to catch how Parmigiano-Reggiano is made and then enjoy other features of beautiful Parma.