In comparison, cars are difficult to manoeuvre especially in cities like Rome and buses take twice as long to reach the same destinations vis a vis trains. The high parking cost and right hand drive also make it difficult for Indians to feel comfortable behind the wheels.
4: Food (200 Euros)
Sampling the local cuisine is an inseparable part of the whole Italy experience so take a double helping of tiramisu by all means. Having said that, some of these pointers will go a long way in helping you keep a check on your budget boundaries.
Eat breakfast like it is your last meal on Earth and when you are done eating, slip a roll in your bag for a midday snack. Ask for tap water instead of mineral water, which is priced (2$-5$) per bottle. Tap water is perfectly drinkable and we make do with worse back home.
5: Money Saving Tips
There are museums, monuments and sights which only allow a limited number of visitors at any moment. Moreover, the waiting period can stretch from ten minutes to three hours. Thus, it makes sense to make an advance booking at these places. It will be well worth the paltry booking fee. The five places where bookings can be sold out in advance are:
1: Leonardo Da Vinci's Last Supper (Milan)