I hardly believe there is an off-season when it comes to Italy. But if you’ve been, you can actually tell the difference in some parts of the country. Mostly along the coast – the tourists have tapered off and the locals seem to be taking a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle.
Enter – me and whoever I am travelling with in late September or anytime in October or November – always interested in exploring the coastal towns in off-season, no matter if buses, trains and ferries have adjusted their schedules according to off-season runs. I love having a place nearly all to myself, with ideal climate and quiet. See what I mean: