Salento, Italy: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Salento, Italy? If you're planning to go to Salento, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Salento, Italy

Based on the climate and weather in Salento, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Salento, Italy

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Salento, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Salento, Italy by month

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January

January in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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February

February for Salento is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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March

March in Salento can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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April

April in this region is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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May

If you vacation in Salento during May, you might find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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June

June in this region is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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July

If you go to Salento in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August in Salento is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

September in Salento is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you visit Salento during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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November

November in Salento is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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December

December in Salento is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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Activities for Salento, Italy

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Salento.

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