Is there a perfect time to travel to Italy? Yes and no. No because there is no one perfect time that applies to everyone. But, on an individual basis, yes. Each and every one of us can imagine a perfect time to travel to Italy. It might be for an anniversary or a birthday or, if it’s a family trip, a graduation. Then of course there are seasonal considerations. Some of us prefer traveling in warm weather, others like cooler seasons.
Then there’s another aspect to consider, details that many people overlook when they plan a trip but, can enhance the experience and make a richer memory. It might be a holiday, like Easter, or an event, like a film festival. It might be seasonal, like truffle or olive season.
One detail we’d like to suggest when you plan a trip to Italy is the lunar cycle. Yes, the moon. We’re partial to full moons. Might we suggest full moon Italy travel? Can you imagine taking a night stroll in Rome, with a full moon over the Colosseum? Or taking a ride in a gondola in Venice with the full moon rising in the darkening sky? Or sitting in an outdoor cafe in Tuscany, with the full moon peeking over the horizon of those stunning, undulating hills.
Most of us have had the experience of a wonderful evening rising to the level of magical because of a full moon. Sometimes it’s planned, often it’s a surprise. Planning Italy travel around the full moon is doable. If you like the idea of traveling for the full moon in Italy, here’s a list of the full moons for the coming year. Once you book your trip, we can help you find local full moon events, like a Full Moon tour of Positano or an evening tour of Rome — or wherever you happen to be! Many Italian restaurants have full moon specials. Everybody loves a full moon!
Here are the dates for full moons for the next year: June 4, 2012, July 3, 2012, August 1, 2012, August 31, 2012, September 29, 2012, October 29, 2012, November 28, 2012, December 28, 2012, January 26, 2013, February 25, 2013, March 27, 2013 and April 25, 2013.