If you thought you missed out on Italy’s summer season, think again. September will still offer warm weather and sunny skies. In fact, Italian summers extend well into fall, especially in the south where it’s warmer. September is often thought of as the best month to visit Italy because the weather is fantastic, the crowds are slightly less than the summer, and the countryside looks beautiful. There are tons of events, festivals, historic sites, and cultural experiences going on this month so grab your itinerary and start planning. If you’re visiting Italy in September, here’s what there is to see and do.