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21 Gifts for Someone Traveling to Italy

Useful travel gifts for her, him and kids

Are you looking for a gift for someone traveling to Italy? If so, you are in the right place! I have compiled a list of the best gift ideas for women, men and, kids who have plans to travel to Italy. These fun and practical gifts will be appreciated and get a lot of use.


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Gifts for A Women Traveling to Italy

  1. Bright Eyes Treatment Set // This high-performing, the nutrient-rich eye-brightening duo is the ultimate defense against fatigued traveling eyes. This limited-edition Holiday set includes Beautycounter’s Countertime Ultra Renewal Eye Cream, a cream I religiously use, and 6 sets of the Eye Revive Cooling Masks that reduce the appearance of puffiness and refreshes tired skin. It will be a much-appreciated gift after her long flight to Italy.

  2. Glam Italia! How to Travel Italy: Secrets to Glamorous Travel (On A Not So Glamorous Budget) // Leader of Glam Italia Tours and Blogger Corinna Cooke has years of experience creating private vacations in Italy and shares her insider tips to Glamorous Italian travel on a budget. If you know someone going to Rome, also check out her book "101 Fabulous Things to Do in Rome" and follow her on Instagram @corinnatravels to see her travels throughout Italy.

  3. City Walks: Rome: 50 Adventures of Foot // A unique gift, each card in this deck outlines a self-guided walking adventure, with a detailed map on one side and insider information on the other. Travelers can pick any card and start exploring Rome!

  4. Lightweight Floral Wrap // When visiting Churches in Italy, it is required for your shoulders to be covered. If you know someone who will be traveling to Italy in the summer, a lightweight scarf would be a thoughtful gift.

  5. Luggage Tag and Passport Cover Set // Available in multiple colors, this charming set is the perfect travel accessory for someone traveling to Italy!

  6. Collapsible Water Bottle // Throughout Rome, there are many “nasoni" (big nose-fountains) with clean, fresh cold water available to fill up your water bottle. Make traveling easier with this lightweight, collapsible bottle. A practical gift for everyone in the family.

  7. Fitbit Versa Smart Watch // One thing everyone does a lot of in Italy is walking and dealing with jet lag (if traveling from the US). She can track her steps and track her sleep. Among many other cool features, this Fitbit can track your sleep stages: light, deep, and REM. If she finds she's not getting enough, she can strategically schedule a nap during the day to decrease the effects of jetlag.




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Gifts for A Man Traveling to Italy


  1. Italian Flash Cards // Basic Italian vocabulary and phrases to simplify his travel experience to Italy. Each card has the phonetic pronunciation and English translation. The rugged box and sturdy cards make this an ideal gift for him.

  2. Collapsible Water Bottle // Throughout Rome, there are many “nasoni" (big nose-fountains) with clean, fresh cold water available to fill up your water bottle. Make traveling easier with this lightweight, collapsible bottle. A practical gift for everyone in the family.

  3. Compact External Battery // Stay charged and connected to his travel phone Apps on the go with the smallest and lightest 10000mAh External portable charger. Ships with a micro USB cable and travel pouch. (LINK for apps)

  4. Waterfly Small Crossbody Daypack // Now that he has the flashcards, water bottle, and external battery, he is going to need something to carry it all throughout Italy. This small bag has a LARGE capacity with 7 pockets in total that can fit an iPad, an umbrella pocket, a water bottle pocket, and everything he needs to a day of sightseeing. In the major tourist areas of Italy, pickpockets are a problem, so help him keep everything safe in this comfortable, easy to carry all day crossbody bag.

  5. Fitbit Versa Smart Watch // One thing everyone does a lot of in Italy is walking and dealing with jet lag (if traveling from the US). He can track his steps and track his sleep. Among many other cool features, this Fitbit can track your sleep stages: light, deep, and REM. If he finds he’s not getting enough, he can strategically schedule a nap during the day to decrease the effects of jetlag.

  6. Italy Travel Journal // He can use this 6x9 notebook for planning the trip with the included prompts and checklists. It can be used as a notebook, diary, or journal to record his travels to Italy.

  7. City Pocket Map and Guide // The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide makes handy pocket-sized maps & guides for Rome, Florence, and Venice. Filled with things to do in each Italian city with a sturdy pull out map.




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Gifts for A Kid Traveling to Italy


  1. My Travel Diary: Italy // Kids guided journey logbook with 112 pages of beautiful illustrations. Daily sections for recording location, weather, activities, day's highlights, meals, mood, favorite memories, what they learned today, and my favorite things they are grateful for.

  2. Digital Camera for kids // Let kids capture their vacation to Italy from their perspective with a kid-friendly digital camera that includes photo capture, video recording, playback, self-timer, date setting, and more. Kids can choose their favorite scene or photo frame before taking photos.

  3. Fitbit Ace 2 Activity Tracker for Kids // One thing everyone does a lot of in Italy is walking and dealing with jet lag (if traveling from the US). Kids can have fun tracking their steps by earning virtual badges and fun screen celebrations. Help decrease the effects of jet lag by using the sleep tracking feature to find out if kids are getting the rest they need with the sleep tracking. Use the Fitbit app to schedule bedtime reminders and silent alarms that easily wake kids with quite buzzing on their wrists.

  4. Kindle Kids Edition // Kids can take a library with them on the plane to Italy with this Kindle Kids Edition that includes 1 year of Free Time Unlimited that includes thousands of popular titles and series like Harry Potter, The Boxcar Children and, "Italy: travel for kids."

  5. Crossbody Sling Backpack // Available in fun bright colors, this robust and compact crossbody is comfortable to wear with different pockets for storage, including a pocket for a water bottle. An adjustable strap makes it versatile enough for kids to wear.

  6. Kids Headphones // Keep kids hearing safe while listening to music and movies on the flight to Italy with volume control kids’ headphones. These headphones come in other fun colors, pillow-soft earmuffs, and adjustable headband for ages 3 and up. Foldable and ideal for travel.

  7. Collapsible Water Bottle // Throughout Rome, there are many “nasoni" (big nose-fountains) with clean, fresh cold water available to fill up your water bottle. Make traveling easier with this lightweight, collapsible bottle. A practical gift for everyone in the family. Other fun colors are available!


I hope I've inspired you with my list of gift ideas for someone traveling to Italy for this holiday shopping season! If you have a good gift idea for someone traveling to Italy drop me a message on Instagram @mypiccoloitaliano!



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