What to Pack for Italy during Spring Time

Shoulder seasons travelers − There are many benefits to this kind of traveler – smaller crowds, lower prices, and usually decent weather.

Today we can give a definition of the shoulder seasons tough to pack for − shoulder seasons are, transition periods from one weather extreme to another. So you often end up with a smattering of both ends of the weather spectrum. In Italy, the shoulder seasons are spring and fall – and while they’re slightly different weather-wise, figuring out what to pack for Italy travel in spring or fall is pretty much the same question.

While it’s not possible to create one master packing list that will work for every Italy traveler, we can give you some ideas for things you may not have thought of bringing with you. These weeks of early spring Early spring is going to be more like winter, while late spring is going to be more like summer – so plan accordingly.

Shoulder seasons travelers you should yoi know:

Lightweight Rain Jacket

Chances are, unless you’re visiting higher altitudes in early spring time you’ll need a jacket to deal with rain more than cold. Bring with you a lightweight, waxed jacket and packable. That’s at least water-resistant, knowing you’ll rely on your clothing underneath your jacket for warmth if needed.

Scarf/Shawl

Don’t forget to having a scarf is good idea if it might get cold, and if it’s warm and you’re wearing a tank top you can wear a shawl-sized scarf over your shoulders to get into churches (more on “church appropriate” clothing below). You can choose big pashmina-style scarves, because they serve so many purposes. Usually you bring mine on the plane to keep warm you, use it to covering my shoulders before going into a church, and if it’s chilly in the evenings it’s a scarf around my neck

Hat

If you can find a hat that performing as double duty, shielding you from potential rain and potential sun. You’re doing well, usually err on the side of sun protection, bringing a packable sun hat, if its rainy use the hood of my jacket or my umbrella.

 

Church “Appropriate” Clothing

In Rome there are so many historic churchs to visit. This doesn’t mean wearing your “Sunday best” for mass, it means being appropriately-attired to go into the churches in Italy. In Rome there are so many historic churchs to visit. This doesn’t mean wearing your “Sunday best” for mass, it means being appropriately-attired to go into the churches in Italy.May you shold do the same if you will visit Turkey. Many have strict rules for how you have to be dressed to go in – and that means your shoulders, knees, midriffs, and (ladies) cleavage must be covered.