planning a trip to Italy going to as many of the cities as i can would like hear any suggestions or experiences of places you've stayed at and relevant costs
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Ben, it depends a lot on where you want to stay, how much you want to spend and a whole bunch of other things. I have found that the best way to visit Italy is to choose a region of Italy, in that region outside of the main cities and explore with your own or rental car. You can use public transport to and from major cities and in the cities themselves but to explore the countryside are not ideal.
I have a few really great hotels . They are all places that either myself, friends or family have stayed in but they are mostly expensive places so might not be ideal.
Venice, Florence, Rome and Milan are the most expensive cities and if I were you I wouldn't bother with Milan. It is really nothing great. Staying outside of these cities and commuting in will save you a lot of money.
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Personally unless you've been to italy 1000's of timesm you can't go without visiting Venice, Florence or Rome. There are plenty of accommodation to choose from and from my experience, apartments now are probably the best value. You can stay in some great places at the fraction of the cost to stay in a hotel. The space is larger and you're given the independence you don't get at hotels. I've used these guys before and was really impressed. Florence apartments Venice apartments Rome apartments
You can spend from 90 euros a night upwards but it seems to me that the average for 2 people is around 130 euros a night. Reply to this
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