Italy in November: where to go and what to do?

Tempted by Italy's mild climate in November? Follow our guide to learn about all the places to visit and things to do in Italy in November!
Italy in November: where to go and what to do?
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Hesitant about visiting Italy during the low season? Not to worry, there is lots to explore if you follow our guide to discover where to go in Italy in November

Why go to iTALY IN nOVEMBER?

There are so many things to do and places to visit in Italy in November! While the south of Italy is the warmest and the beaches of Sardinia and Sicily are lovely all year round, the towns in the north of Italy are still worth exploring in autumn

Continue reading to find out where to go and what to do for your Italian escape. For even more inspiration for your autumn holidays in the sun, check out our article on the best things to do in Ibiza in November

And, even if November is the perfect month for an Italian stay, Italy is beautiful all winter long. 


What is the weather like in Italy in November?

In November, the weather in Italy is cool and crisp. The days are shorter but the sun is still shining. It's the ideal time of the year to go to Italy. 

The leaves are changing colour and the air is filled with the scent of autumn. The days are still warm enough to enjoy a day of sightseeing, but the evenings are cool enough to gather around a cosy fire with your family.

Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or some quality time with family, visit Italy in November for an unforgettable autumn holiday

Visit Venice in November 

  • Weather forecast: temperatures range between 8 °C and 17 °C in Venice in November

If you are wondering what to do in Italy on your autumn holiday, in Venice, the Feast of Santa Maria della Salute is celebrated every year during this period.

The feast commemorates the construction of the church as an homage to the Virgin Mary nearly 400 years ago. Every year on the day of the feast, visitors and locals cross the canal on a makeshift bridge, symbolising good health as they arrive at the church. Open to the public, a mass is celebrated and a special blessing is given to the people of Venice.

After the ceremony, the locals celebrate with traditional food, music, and dancing. The Feast of Santa Maria della Salute is a cherished tradition in Venice, and a reminder of the city's resilience in the face of adversity. If you're visiting Italy in November, this is the perfect opportunity to experience the rich cultural heritage of the country!




  • Weather forecast: in Sicily, the temperatures can go from 12 °C to 24 °C in November

Still not sure where to go in Italy for your November holiday? In Sicily, All Saints' Day is very special holiday.

Every 1st November, the streets come alive with festivities and the stalls of vendors selling traditional treats like chocolate or toasted almonds, and in the evening, there is a magnificent procession in which people carry candles and sing hymns in honour of the region's saints.

Even is All Saints' Day is the perfect chance to discover the richness of Italian culture, there a lots of other things to see in Sicily. During the month of November, the weather allows you to walk along Sicily's beautiful beaches and discover the largest island in the Mediterranean


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Explorer Florence in November

  • Weather forecast: in Florence, the weather boasts of temperatures from 8 °C to 18 °C in November

Florence is an unmissable destination for your family holidays in Tuscany. In November, the city comes alive thanks to the winter market which is held in the Piazza del Duomo, the main square in Florence. It is a wonderful sight to see, with the massive cathedral in the centre and the colourful market stalls set up around it.

The market is full of handmade goods, from clothes to jewellery and wintery decorations. There is also a wide variety of food available, from traditional Italian dishes to local sweets and pastries. To fully immerse yourself in all of Italy's delicacies, consult our advice for luxury agritourism in Tuscany.  

With plenty of events and the best Tuscan vineyards only a few steps away, Florence is one of the best destintionation to go to in Italy in November

To have a taste of your holidays in Tuscany, discover the backstory of Villa Zatti, a Tuscan cultural treasure. 


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Visit Lake Como in November

  • Weather forecast: the average temperatures vary from 6 °C to 14 °C in Lake Como in November

Whether you are looking for an adventurous escape or a relaxing holiday, Lake Como is the perfect destination to go to in Italy in November. Snow has blanketed the picturesque villages that sit atop the lakes dramatic mountainsides, and the air is perfectly refreshing.

Start your stay in the historic centre of Como and meander through the cobbled streets lined with charming shops and cafés. If youre hoping to get out on the water, take a ferry ride across the lake to one of the smaller villages for a different perspective, or go for a swim in the heated pool in one of the most beautiful luxury villas on Lake Como.  

Of course, no luxury escape to Lake Como would be complete without tasting in some of the areas renowned food and wine. Head to one of the local trattorias for a hearty meal, or enjoy a glass of red wine by the fire in one of the many cosy bars. Whether youre looking for an adventurous getaway or a quiet holiday, Lake Como is the perfect destination this November.


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Is the weather nice in Italy in November?

In November, in Italy the temperatures start to drop and the air is crisp. However, the sun never fails to greet you

If you are looking for warm and sunny destinations for the end of the year, read our article to find out where to spend your holidays in the winter sun

Where to go in November in Europe?

If you want to go on holiday in Europe in the sun during November, head to the south of Italy. Between Puglia, Sicily and Sardinia, this region is brimming with fine sandy beaches where you can make the most of the lingering warm temperatures!

All the same, visiting Ibiza in November is equally a great idea to discover the iconic 'White Island' in a different light. 

When is the best month to go to Italy?
Italy is such a beautiful country that it is lovely to visit all year round. However, if you want to discover the most beautiful Italian landscapes, avoiding the summer swarms of tourists, we recommend heading to Italy in October, November or in December
Is November a good time to visit Italy?

In November in Italy, the air is crisp and the atmosphere is calm and peaceful. It's the ideal time to visit the unmissable Italian towns while avoiding the crowds and have an unforgettable autumn holiday with your loved ones. 


Thanks to Le Collectionist, you now know what to do in Italy in November for an unforgettable holiday. Simply get in touch with our luxury concierge to make your dream stay a reality in one of our luxury villa rentals in Italy!

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