Lonely Planet Writer

Unseasonably warm weather expected in Italy this weekend

Blues skies over Sardinia.
Blues skies over Sardinia. Image by Chris / CC BY 2.0

If you fancy an early summer holiday, today could be a good day to book a last-minute trip to Italy. Meteorologists are forecasting sunshine and unseasonably warm weather across the country this weekend, with temperatures reaching 22°C in Sardinia and 18°C in Rome, thanks to the effects of the Foehn, a dry, warm wind that descends from the mountains. Read more: thelocal.it