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100 Italy Captions for Instagram

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Who doesn’t love Italy? With its history, culture, and natural wonders, it’s no surprise that so many people visit Italy each year. Don’t spend hours figuring out what captions for Italy to use for your photos from your recent trip because we’ve compiled the best Italy captions including funny Italy captions for Instagram, clever Instagram captions for Italy, Italy puns, Italian food puns, Italian captions for Instagram and Italy quotes for Instagram.

 We have the best captions on Italy and quotes about Italy for you if you just got back from vacation, are planning a trip, or if it’s just a place you’ve always wanted to travel to. 

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Italy Captions

If you’re looking for the perfect Italy captions to go with your Italy images, this section is for you. Below are some of the best Italy Instagram captions.

  1. Living la bella vita in Italy!

2. Ciao Italia!

3. Just arrived in Italy and I can tell you history books -> Real life

4. We will always have Italy

5. Waking up in Italy…

6. Italy, I think I love you

7. Kisses from Italy

8. Meanwhile in Italy…

Church in Venice with Italy Captions
The stunning St. Mark’s Basilica in the San Marco neighborhood in Venice

9. Leaving Italy today and I will be leaving a pizza my heart behind

10. Keep calm and go to Italy

11. Arrived in the land of pizza and pasta

12. All roads lead to Rome

13. Veni, vidi, amavi. We came, we saw, we loved.

14. Greetings from Italy. I live here now

15. They say “do what makes you happy” so I bought a ticket to Italy.

16. I’d rather be in Italy

Funny Italy Captions for Instagram

These funny Italy captions for Instagram will put a smile on your face. You might also like our list of Funny Captions.

17. Did you hear about the Italian chef that died? He pasta-way

18. Oh Italian coffee, words cannot espresso how much you mean to me!

19. Italy has turned me into a gelat-hoe

20. My friend was thinking of randomly traveling to this little island south of Italy. I said “Don’t be Sicily”

21. Italians are so good at making coffee because they are good at espresso themselves.

Sunrise in the Dolomites with Funny Italy Captions for Instagram
Sunrise at Rifugio Lagazuoi in the Dolomites

22. Where do foodie Italians go on vacation? The Leaning Tower of Pizza

23. What do you call a fake noodle? An impasta

24. What do you call an Italian with a rubber toe? Roberto

25. You want a Pisa me?

26. Italy has Agrippa on my heart.

27. Travel is not about finding yourself. It is about finding pizza in Italy.

28. I’m having a Venice time

29. Penne for your thoughts?

30. You cannoli do so much on one vacation.

31. I chianti-ven believe I have to leave Italy soon

32. Italy, I’m going to tiramisu terribly!

33. Maybe we should ask him to join us? He looks cannelloni

Clever Instagram Captions for Italy

Here are some of our favorite clever Instagram captions for Italy. If you like these, check out our list of Clever Captions.

34. La dolce far niente!

35. Money can’t buy happiness but it can buy a trip to Italy and that is kind of the same thing

36. Buongiorno, Italia!

37. I followed my heart and it led me to Italy

38. Oh Italy, you have me under your spell

Lake and mountains with Clever Instagram captions for Italy
Lago Lagazuoi on the Alta Via 1 hike in the Dolomites

39. Having my own Eat-Pray-Love experience in Italy

40. Italy, it’s amore!

41. When in Rome…

42. Sad that we’ve run out of thyme here in Italy

43. Buogiorno principessa! Life in Italy is beautiful

44. *clicks shoes together* There’s no place like Rome, there’s no place like Rome.”

45. From now on I am only doing things that spark joy… like taking trips to Italy

Cute Italy Instagram Captions

If you like these cute Italy Instagram captions, check out our list of Cute Captions.

46. Might just stay in Italy indefinitely

47. Keep calm and eat Italian.

48. Bring your broken hearts to Italy. She’ll make them fall in love again

49. Words can’t espresso how much you mean to me.

50. Eat, pasta, love.

51. Seriously, wine is cheaper than water here.

Town in Cinque Terre with cute Italy Instagram captions
Cinque Terre, SP, Italy

52. I’m pasta-tive that we will be back in Italy soon!

53. My favorite instrument is the limoncello.

54. Pasta dinner is Italian group therapy.

55. Italian food is a culture, not just a cuisine.

Italy Puns

These Italy puns will give your photos a fun twist. Use the following Italian puns in your next post.

56. Italy has a Puglia on my heart.

57. Turin around, bright eyes.

58. What a rem-arc-able country!

59. There’s so much to do that it’s impossible to get Borgia-d in Italy.

60. You’d have to be a bit Gothic not to love Italy.

61. Trying to speak Italian really tryptich-s me up!

62. When in Italy, go campanile-ing!

63. People are just Ravenna-ing about Italy!

64. I’m not Alfredo telling you that I’m in love with Italy!

65. Did Juno that there’s no better place to be than in Italy?

River in Rome with Italy Puns
One of our favorite Rome photo spots

66. Swing ciabatta, ciabatta swing.

67. Home sweet dome.

68. I’m pasta-tive that we will be back in Italy soon!

69. Leaving a pizza my heart in Italy.

70. Italy, I know when I leave I’m going tiramisu terribly!

71. Italy is prosecco-nd to none!

72. Rome has turned me into a gelat-ho.

73. Have you Ceres-ously never been to Italy?

Italian Food Puns

Check out these Italian food puns.

74. Pasta dinner is Italian group therapy.

75. This dish is so good, it’s pre-Pasta-rous.

76. Pasta la vista, baby!

77. This too shall pasta.

78. I love you fusilli reasons.

79. I macaronly have eyes for you.

80. Italian food is magic. You start with some plain pasta…and pesto, it’s delicious!

81. Eat pasta, live longer.

82. Life is about experiencing the pasta-bilities.

Mountains in dolomites with Italian food puns
Tre Chime Dolomites

83. Are you upsetti? Then eat a spaghetti!

84. Come and spaghett it!

85. Eat the spaghetti. Forget your regretti.

86. Life is good. Pasta is better.

87. The Carbonara Effect.

89. A Penne saved is a Penne earned.

90. First, we eat pasta. Then we do everything else.

91. Live. Laugh. Linguine.

92. Holy Macaroni!

93. Penne for your thought.

94. I sprinkle pasta on my Parmesan cheese.

Italian Captions

Looking for Italian captions to complement your Italy images? In here, you’ll find the best Italian captions for Instagram.

95. Non Tutte le Ciambelle Riescono Col Buco – “Not Everything Turns Out as Planned”

96. Tutto Fumo e Niente Arrosto – “All Bark and No Bite”

97. Il Mattino Ha l’Oro in Bocca – “The Early Bird Catches the Worm”

98. Nessuna Nuova, Buona Nuova – “No News Is Good News”

99. Chi Trova un Amico, Trova un Tesoro – “He Who Finds a Friend, Finds a Treasure”

Canal in Burano with Italy Captions
Burano Italy – easy day trip from the Cannareggio neighborhood in Venice

100. L’Appetito Vien Mangiando – “Appetite Comes With Eating”

101. Ai Mali Estremi, Estremi Rimedi – “Desperate Times Call for Drastic Measures”

102. Finché C’È Vita C’È Speranza – “While There’s Life, There’s Hope”

103. La Pazienza È la Virtù dei Forti – “Patience is a Virtue”

104. Non Rimandare a Domani Quello Che Puoi Fare Oggi – “There’s No Time Like the Present”

105. Meglio Tardi Che Mai – “Better Late Than Never”

106. Ride Bene Chi Ride Ultimo – “He Who Laughs Last, Laughs Longest”

107. Chi Fa Da Sé, Fa Per Tre – “Do It Yourself if You Want It Done Right”

108. Chi Non Fa, Non Falla – “He Who Makes No Mistakes, Makes Nothing”

109. L’Abito Non Fa il Monaco – “Clothes Don’t Make the Man” and “Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover”

110. A Caval Donato Non si Guarda in Bocca – “Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth”

111. La Vita È Come Una Fotografia. Se Sorridi, Viene Meglio (“Life is Like a Photograph. If You Smile, It’s Better”)

112. Chi Dorme Non Piglia Pesci – “You Snooze, You Lose”

113. Batti il Ferro Finché È Caldo – “Make Hay While the Sun Shines”

114. Chi Troppo Vuole Nulla Stringe – “Grasp All, Lose All”

Rome Captions

Here are a few of our favorites from our list of Rome Captions. If you are heading to Rome check out our list of the Best Free Photo Spots in Rome.

115. Rome is always a good idea.

116. I’m having Trevi saying ‘goodbye’ to Rome.

117. Rome more, worry less.

118. The city of Roma is my favorite aroma.

119. Rome, are you shining just for me?

120. Home, sweet Rome

121. All roads lead to Rome

122. Arch you glad you’re in Rome?

123. When in Rome…

Fountain in a plaza with Rome captions

124. Meet me under the stars in Rome

125. My favorite Roman food is Trastavere.

126. Came to Rome for the sights, stayed for the gelato

127. Rome is a dream like no other.

128. Rome is not like any other city. It’s a big museum, a living room that shall be crossed on one’s toes.

129. Ready to move to Rome full-time.

130. In Rome, there are too many Mars in the streets!

131. There’s no place like Rome, there’s no place like Rome

132. Leave some Rome in your suitcase for souvenirs!

Venice Captions

Below are some of our favorites from our list of Venice captions. And check out our favorite Venice neighborhood while you are there.

133. That’s one item off the bucket list. Hello, Venice

134. Came to Venice for the sights, stayed for the gelato

135. Venice? That’s not a place, it’s a dream

136. Once upon a time in Venice

Boat on the canal with Venice captions
View of the Dorsoduro neighborhood in Venice

137. Not leaving anything behind in Venice but my heart

138. When I see Venice, my eyes turn into little hearts

139. Somewhere between living and dreaming, there’s Venice

140. They say ‘do what makes you happy’ so I bought a ticket to Venice

141. Oh darling, why don’t we just stay in Venice

142. Off to Venice I go, to lose my mind and find my soul

143. Venezia, ti amo!

144. Daydreaming in Venice

145. Meet me in Venice

146. Venice officially has my heart

147. Venice gives me butterflies

148. It’s Venice to see you

149. How nice? Venice

150. There’s nothing to wine about in Venice

151. Never met a Venetian canal I didn’t like

152. Venice, I’m gondola miss you

Florence Captions

You’ll love these captions from our list of Florence Captions.

153. Arreviderci America, I’m saying Ciao to Florence!

154. If you don’t take a picture of your gelato, then really, what’s the Ponte?

155. Florence, you stole a pizza my heart

Famous bridge iwth Florence captions

156. Grazie mille for being an amazing host, Florence

157. There Arno reasons for me to leave (Arno River)

158. Only had to push a few people in to get this pic (Arno River)

159. When was the last time you did something for the first time?

160. Wine not?

161. I don’t want to sound cheesy, but I love this city so much (with wine and cheese)

162. I duomo about you, but I love this city

163. The sun’s setting on my time in Italy (Piazzale Michelango)

164. Never settle for just one scoop

165. Scusi, scusi can anyone tell me where to find the vino?

166. It really is possible to get ice cream wasted (gelato)

167. Turning Italy into Lit’aly one glass at a time (wine)

Italy Instagram Quotes from Movies and Books

168. “Rome. By all means. Rome!” – Roman Holiday

169. “When I was in Italy, I learned a word – It’s “tutti” with double T, which in Italian means “everybody.” So that’s the lesson, isn’t it? When you set out in the world to help yourself, sometimes you end up helping Tutti.” – Eat, Pray, Love

170. “It’s just the greatest thing that humans ever made, the Vespa!” – Luca

171. “‘You know, people come to Italy for all sorts of reasons, but when they sat, it’s for the same two things.’ ‘What?’ ‘Love and gelato.’” – Jenna Evans Welch, “Love & Gelato”

172. “C’est la vie, as the Romans say.” – Envy

Rome's collisium with Italy Instagram Quotes from movie Envy

173. “I’m going to finish this pizza, and then we are going to go watch the soccer game, and tomorrow we are going to go on a little date and buy ourselves some bigger jeans.” – Elizabeth Gilbert, “Eat, Pray, Love”

174. “Life offers you a thousand chances … all you have to do is take one.” – Under the Tuscan Sun

175. “Watching Italians eat (especially men, I have to say) is a form of tourism the books don’t tell you about.” – Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, “Miracle: A Year of Food Life”

176. “Still holding me close, she whispered into my ear, ‘But you know what, Soph? Italy is my destiny; it calls to me to return home.’” – Melissa Muldoon, “Dreaming Sophia”

177. “See Venice and die,” Is what they say? Or is it Rome?” – The Talented Mr. Ripley

178. “There is an electricity in the air that I feel every time I come to Italy. It enraptures your soul with its incredible history, a sense of the unknown, and a yearning for exploration.” – Rosella Testa, “The Lost Pleiades: Seven Sisters and the Sibyls”

179. “Silenzio, Bruno!” – Luca

180. “Rome. I will cherish my visit here in memory as long as I live.” – Roman Holiday

181. “And don’t, let me beg you, go with that awful tourist idea that Italy’s only a museum of antiquities and art. Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvelous than the land ” – EM Forster, “Where Angels Fear to Tread Illustrated”

182. “I’ve seen much of the rest of the world. It is brutal and cruel and dark, Rome is the light.” – Gladiator

183. “And I do believe that Italy really purifies and ennobles all who visit her. She is the school as well as the playground of the world. ” – EM Forster, “Where Angels Fear to Tread”

184. “Italy is a country every man should love once.” – Earnest Hemingway, “A Farewell to Arms”

185. “I love the way Italy makes me feel like I’m home.” – Ilene Modica, “Our Italian Journey”

186. “Lizzie: Kate, you don’t eat carbs. Kate: I’d eat carbs if an Italian boy bought them for me!” – Lizzie McGuire Movie

187. “Attraversiamo (meaning ‘Let’s cross over’ in Italian)” – Elizabeth Gilbert, “Eat, Pray, Love”

Italy Vacation Captions

Take a look at these Italy vacation captions and check out our full lists of Vacation Captions and Vacation Quotes for Instagram.

188. Don’t keep your vacation waiting. It’s not polite!

189. Problems shrink in the face of a trip to Italy

190. You owe it to yourself to take the time for vacation

191. When all else fails, take a vacation to Italy

192. People don’t take trips. Trips take people.

193. Don’t bother me. I’m on vacation!

Person looking at sunset with a vacation Instagram captions

194. Not all those who wander are lost

195. Great things come to those who book a flight to Italy

196. Don’t bother me. I’m on vacation!

197. Bathing in the sunshine and drinking the wild air

198. Count not the days, but the moments

199. If not now, then when?

200. They told me to follow my heart. So, I went to the airport for a trip to Italy!

201. Vacation mode activated!

202. A change in latitude every now and then does good for the attitude

203. Taking a break before I break

204. When in doubt, go on a vacay to Italy

205. I could go for another vacation like this

206. Getaways are good for the heart

207. Will I ever stop posting pictures from this trip? Probably not

208. I’m exactly where I’m supposed to be

Italy Quotes for Instagram

Here are some Italy quotes for Instagram. These funny quotes about Italy for Instagram will make you smile. You might also like our lists of Best Short Quotes, Cute Short Quotes and Funny Short Quotes that also make great captions. You might also like our list of Travel the World Quotes.

209. “I love the way Italy makes me feel like I’m home.” ― Ilene Modica, Our Italian Journey

210. “For sure, in Italy, the sun always shines.” ― Aleksandar Mitrovic

211. “Even now I miss Italy dearly, I dream about it every night.” ― Eila Hiltunen

212.  “The name of Italy has magic in its very syllables.” ― Mary Shelley

213. “The Creator made Italy from designs by Michaelangelo.” ― Mark Twain

214. “In America, one must be something, but in Italy one can simply be.” ― Pietros Maneos

215. “Italy is a geographical expression.” ― Klemens von Metternich

216. “Italy is my destiny; it calls to me to return home.” ― Melissa Muldoon

217. “One of the great joys of traveling through Italy is discovering firsthand that it is, indeed, a dream destination.” ― Debra Levinson

218. “Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There’s no looking at a building after seeing Italy.” ― Fanny Burney

219. “Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life.” ― Anna Akhmatova

Rowboats on lake with Italy quotes for Instagram
Lago di braies, Italy

220. “For us to go to Italy and to penetrate into Italy is like a most fascinating act of self-discovery.” ― D.H. Lawrence

221. “How beautiful is sunset when the glow Of Heaven descends upon a land like thee, Thou Paradise of exiles, Italy!” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley

222. “Italy was where the soul went to find calm and love, and I wanted to hold the best of it in the palm of my hand.” ― Lisa Brennan-Jobs

223. “Italy is the last country where people savor the joy of living. It makes us believe it even when Italy herself has ceased to believe.” ― Roger Peyrefitte

224. “Italian culture is so deeply soaked in an appreciation of the good things in life.” ― Mariska Hargitay

225. “Italy – I love the late-night culture, hanging around the square at midnight with everyone, catching up, and having a drink.” ― Gemma Chan

226. “I love places that have an incredible history. I love the Italian way of life. I love the food. I love the people. I love the attitudes of Italians.” ― Elton John

227. “Occasionally she dreams of Italy.  She dreams of cheese shops, persnickety Fiats, and very fine leather goods.” ― Kate Spade

228. “Italy will always have the best food.” ― Diane von Furstenberg

Short Travel Quotes for Instagram

These short travel quotes for Instagram are worth checking out. You might also like our full lists of Short Travel Quotes and Quotes About Journeys.

229. “Explore. Dream. Discover.” ― Sarah Frances Brown

230. “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” ― Oscar Wilde

231. “Travel is never a matter of money but of courage” ― Paulo Coelho

232. “I’m in love with cities I’ve neer been to and people I’ve never met.” – Melody Truong

Canal at night with short funny travel quotes by Melody Truong

233. “We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment” ― Hilaire Belloc

234. “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson

235. “Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind” ― Marty Rubin

236. “One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things” ― Henry Miller

237. “To Travel is to Live” ― Hans Christian Andersen

238. “Oh the places you’ll go.” ― Dr. Seuss

View out plane window with short travel quotes by Dr. Suess

239. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries” ― Aldous Huxley

240. “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” ― Ibn Battuta

241. “Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” ― Margaret Lee Runbeck

242. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart” ― Confucius

243.  “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” ― John Steinbeck

And that’s our list! We hope you found the perfect Italy Instagram caption or Italy Quote for Instagram you were looking for.

You might also like our list of Couple Travel Quotes and Captions for when you are traveling with your SO.

Now get out there and enjoy everything that Italy has to offer!

If you are traveling around Europe we’ve also got your covered with our lists of Greece Captions, Spain Captions and France Captions. Then check out our lists of Spanish Captions and Mexico Captions.

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