Peak season: July and August are the months when the tourist activity is in full swing. The prices during this period of time are high and the streets are busy.
Shoulder season: April to June and September to October is the period when you can get good deals on accommodation the weather is pleasant during this period which is ideal for outdoor activities.
Off-season: November to March is the time when there is less tourist activity but there are cultural events which take place during these months.
For Budget Travellers: INR 3000 - 4000 a day
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 5000 to INR 6000 a day
For Luxury Travellers: INR 7000 and upwards
Italian Schengen visa is mostly not required for a visit of up to 90 days or at all for EU nationals, with Italy being a member of the Schenegen Agreement. Indians and some other nationalities need a Italian Schengen visa. There are no border controls for the countries that are a part of the treaty, such as the European Union (except Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Romania, United Kingdom), Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
Citizens of Australia, the USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and many Latin American countries do not need visas to visit Italy as tourists for up to 90 days. For tourist visa and other requirements regarding the Italian Visa head, to this website.