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Italian Travel Vocabulary and Phrases

If you travel to Italy and you want to learn some common words and phrases that will help you communicate with the hotel personnel, cab drivers, locals, etc., you are in the right place, because, here you will find a list of useful Italian travel phrases that will improve your basic Italian vocabulary. In this free Italian lesson about travel, provided by Edvog.com, you will find pronunciation tips, common words and phrases, examples and other useful resources that will make the learning process fun and easy.

Italian Travel Phrases

We have put together a list with over 20 Italian travel phrases, this list is useful for almost any common traveling situation. In the table below you will learn how to say Good day, Thank you, Please, Help and more...

English Italian
Hello / Hi Salve / Ciao
Good day Buongiorno
Excuse me Mi scusi / Scusi / Scusa
Thank you Grazie
Please / You’re welcome Prego
Do you speak English? Parli inglese?
Does anyone here speak English? C’è qualcuno qui che parla inglese?
yes ; no sì ; no
I do not speak Italian Non parlo italiano
I do not understand Non capisco
Could you speak more slowly, please? Potresti parlare più lentamente, per favore?
Could you repeat (that), please? Potrebbe (Puoi) ripetere, per favore?
Can you help me? Mi puoi aiutare?
Help! (emergency) Aiuti!
Please help me! (emergency) Per favore aiutatemi!
What is your name? Qual è il tuo nome?
How much does that cost? Quanto costa?
How much? Quanto?
Do you have? Hai?
I have ; I don’t have io ho ; io non ho
I would like... Mi piacerebbe / Vorrei
I want ; I don’t want Voglio ; Non voglio
I am looking for... Sto cercando...
Where is ...? Dov'è ...?
Where is the bathroom? Dov'è il bagno?
What time is it? Che ore sono? / Che ora è?
Goodbye Ciao / Addio / Arrivederci
Italian Travel Vocabulary

In the table below you will be able to improve your Italian vocabulary with some common words used frequently by travelers, this table is useful in different types of situations.

English Italian Pronunciation
airline office aerei ufficio ah-ehree oof-fee-chee-oh
airplane l'aeroplano la-eh-ro-plah-noh
airport l'aeroporto la-eh-ro-por-toh
arrival arrivo ar-ree-voh
arrivals terminal terminal arrivi ter-mee-nal ar-ree-vee
automobile l'automobile laoo-toh-mo-bee-leh
bag la borsa la bor-sah
baggage il bagaglio eel ba-gah-glioh
bike la bicicletta la bee-chee-cleht-tah
boat la barca la barca
bus il autobus eel aoo-toh-boos
car la macchina la macchina
check-in check-in check-in
customs office l'ufficio doganale loo-fee-chee-oh doh-ganale
departure partenza par-tehn-tsa
departures terminal terminal partenze ter-mee-nal par-tehn-tseh
destination la destinazione la des-tee-natsee-oh-neh
flight tickets biglietti di volo bee-glyeht-tee dee voh-loh
hotel l'hotel lo-tel
information office ufficio informazioni oof-fee-chee-oh informatsee-oh-nay
journey il viaggio eel vee-aggio
main road strada principale strah-da preen-chee-palay
motorcycle la motocicletta la moh-toh-chee-cletta
on foot a piedi ah pyeh-dee
passport il passaporto eel passaporto
passenger il passeggero eel pas-eh-gero
plane l'aeroplano la-eh-ro-plah-noh
purpose scopo scohp-oh
railway station la stazione ferroviaria la stah-zee-oh-ne feh-roh-vee-areeah
road la strada la strah-da
route la rotta la roh-ta
ship la nave la nah-vay
subway la metropolitana la metroh-poh-lee-tana
suitcase la valigia la vah-lee-gia
take off (airplane) decollare deh-cohl-laray
train il treno eel treh-noh
train station la stazione ferroviaria la stah-zee-oh-ne feh-roh-vee-areeah
travel agency agenzie di viaggi agen-tsyeh dee vee-ah-gee
Cardinal points, directions and shapes

In the table below you will learn how to say in the Italian language: cardinal points, directions and shapes. This table can come in handy when you give or receive instructions in Italian to reach a destination.

English Italian Pronunciation
north nord nord
south sud sood
west ovest ovehst
east est est
right destra dehstra
left sinistra sinistra
straight direttamente dee-ray-ta-men-te
circle cerchio cher-kee-oh
cone cone coh-nay
cube cube coo-be
cylinder cilindro chee-lin-dro
octagon ottagono oh-ta-goh-no
oval ovale oh-vah-leh
rectangle rettangolo ret-tan-goh-lo
sphere sfera sfeh-rah
square quadrato kwah-drah-toh
triangle triangolo tree-ahn-goh-lo
Italian Vocabulary: At Home

In the table below you will learn common words in Italian used mostly at home. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to tell something about a real estate in Italian then this part of the lesson can be what you need.

English Italian Pronunciation
1st floor primo piano pree-mo piano
air conditioner il condizionatore eel con-dee-tseeo-na-toh-ray
alarm clock la sveglia la sveh-glia
appliances gli elettrodomestici glee eh-let-tro-doh-meh-stee-chee
armchair la poltrona la pol-tro-na
balcony il balcone eel bal-koh-nay
basement seminterrato seh-meen-tay-rah-toh
bathroom il bagno eel bah-nee-oh
bathroom sink il bagno lavandino eel bah-nee-oh la-van-dee-no
bathtub la vasca la vas-kah
bed il letto eel let-toh
bedroom la camera da letto la kah-meh-ra da let-toh
blanket la coperta la koh-per-ta
blender il frullatore eel frool-lat-oh-ray
bookcase la libreria la lee-breh-reeah
can opener l'apriscatole la-prees-kah-toh-leh
chair la sedia la seh-dee-ah
clock l'orologio lo-ro-lo-gio
closet l'armadio lar-ma-dee-oh
curtain la tenda la tehn-da
desk la scrivania la skree-vahnee-ah
dishes i piatti ee peeah-tee
dishwasher la lavastoviglie la la-va-sto-vee-glee
door la porta la por-ta
doorknob la maniglia della porta la ma-nee-glee-ah dehl-la por-ta
drawer il cassetto eel kah-set-toh
dresser la credenza la kreh-den-tsah
faucet il rubinetto eel roo-bee-net-toh
floor il pavimento eel pa-vee-men-toh
freezer il congelatore eel con-jeh-la-toh-ray
furniture mobilia mo-bee-lee-ah
garage il garage eel gah-rah-jeh
garden il giardino eel giar-dee-noh
ground floor pianterreno pianterreno
hair dryer l'phon le-phon
hallway il corridoio eel koh-ree-doh-yo
iron il ferro da stiro eel fer-ro da stee-ro
kitchen la cucina la koo-chee-na
kitchen sink il lavello da cucina eel la-vel-lo da koo-chee-na
lamp la lampada la lam-pa-da
lawn il prato eel prah-toh
living room il soggiorno eel so-gior-no
microwave microonde mee-cro-on-deh
mirror lo specchio lo spe-kee-oh
oven il forno eel forno
picture l'immagine lee-ma-gineh
pillow il cuscino eel koos-chee-no
refrigerator il frigorifero eel free-go-ree-feh-roh
remote control il telecomando il te-le-koh-man-doh
room la camera la kah-meh-rah
rug il tappeto eel tap-peh-toh
shower la doccia la doh-chee-ah
sofa il divano eel dee-va-no
stairs le scale leh skah-leh
table la tavola la ta-vo-la
telephone il telefono eel te-le-fo-no
television il televisore eel te-le-vee-soh-ray
toilet la toilette la toh-ee-let-tay
towel la spugna la spoog-na
vacuum cleaner l'aspiratore las-pee-ra-toh-ray
wall la parete la pa-ray-tay
washing machine la lavatrice la la-vat-ree-cheh
window la finestra la fee-neh-strah
Italian Vocabulary: Nature and Environment

In the table below you will learn common words in Italian about nature and environment.

English Italian Pronunciation
air l'aria lah-ria
barn la stalla la stah-lah
beach la spiaggia la spee-ahg-gia
bridge il ponte eel pohn-te
bush l'arbusto lar-boo-stoh
cave la caverna la kah-vayr-na
city la città la cheet-ta
cloud la nuvola la noo-voh-la
coast la costa la coh-stah
country il paese eel pah-ehzeh
desert il deserto eel de-zehr-toh
farm la tenuta la tay-noo-ta
field il campo eel cahm-poh
flower il fiore eel fyo-ray
forest la foresta la foh-ray-stah
full moon la luna piena la loo-nah pyeh-nah
grass l'erba leh-er-bah
hill la collina la coh-lee-nah
island l'isola lee-soh-la
jungle la giungla la joon-gla
lake il lago eel lahgoh
leaf la foglia la foh-gleeah
lightning il fulmine eel fool-mee-nay
moon la luna la loo-na
mountain la montagna la mohn-tah-neeah
mountain range la catena montuosa la kah-teh-nah mohn-too-oh-za
mud il fango eel fahn-go
ocean l'oceano loh-cheh-ah-noh
plant la pianta la pianta
pond lo stagno lo stagno
rainbow l'arcobaleno lar-coh-bah-leh-no
river il fiume eel fyoo-may
rock lo scoglio lo scoh-gleeoh
root la radice la rah-deecheh
rose la rosa la roh-sah
sand la sabbia la sah-beeah
sea il mare eel mahray
sky il cielo eel see-eh-lo
snow la neve la neh-vay
stone la pietra la pyehtra
street la strada la strah-da
sun il sole eel soh-leh
sunflower il girasole eel girah-soh-leh
sunrise il sorgere del sole eel sohr-jeh-ray dehl soh-leh
sunset il tramonto del sole eel trahmohn-toh dehl soh-leh
thunder il tuono eel toh-noh
tree l'albero lal-bay-roh
valley la valle la val-leh
water l'acqua la-koo-ah
waterfall la cascata la kass-kah-ta
wave l'onda lon-da
weather il tempo eel tempo
wind il vento eel ven-toh

Important! Because some Italian sounds are not found in English we have tried to come up with something that sounds similar, for this reason the pronunciation tips from above are simply informational and does not offer any guarantee.

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