Accommodation choices include deluxe resorts, bed-and-breakfasts, castles, country inns, ancient hotels (usually clean and nice), villas, apartments, pensions, motels and camping. Read More ...
Along the coast, you'll encounter local residents who rent rooms in their homes at reasonable prices. (You may be able to bargain.) Look for signs listing "sobe," "privat," "zimmer," or "camere" as these indicate that rooms are available to rent. The quality of private homes varies: A star-based rating system indicates the quality. It's a good idea to check to see if homeowners have the appropriate certificate allowing them to house visitors. Additionally, landlords commonly speak German, English or Italian. If you want to get to know the people better, staying in private homes is a good way to do so: Many travelers have made long-lasting friendships with their landlords.
In each major town head for the local tourist office, which keeps a listing of all the private places that offer rooms or apartments for rent, from budget one-room apartments and studios to luxury villas.
We recommend that you sample as many styles of accommodations as possible. Most are well-run and clean.< Show Less