Forget The Pizza, These Are 75 Gifts Italy Lovers Actually Want

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Stop buying boring gifts, and check out these 75 unique Italian gifts for Italy lovers that they actually want! Whether it’s for Christmas or for a homesick Italian, this list will help you to find unique, funny, and sometimes even unusual Italian-themed gifts.

From wine (I know, a bit boring, but delicious nonetheless) to DIY food and limoncello kits, there is something for every type of Italy-obsessed person in your life.

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#1 Homemade limoncello kit

A set of Limoncello Italian gifts
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

If you are looking for Italian gifts for Italy lovers who also love limoncello (or drinks in general). This homemade limoncello kit is the perfect gift!

Help your Italy-loving friend prepare one of the most delicious drinks in Italy; an icy cold limoncello.

All they need to add is vodka, sugar, and lemons. Then follow the instructions, put it in the freezer, and wait for their yummy limoncello to be at the perfect temperature and you can both (if they are willing to share) enjoy a homemade limoncello!

#2 Hand-painted limoncello jar and glasses

Hand-painted limoncello jar with glasses
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Why settle for a boring old bottle of liquor when you can gift the true taste of Italy with a hand-painted jar of limoncello (yes there is actual limoncello inside) and accompanying hand-painted glasses?

It’s like a virtual trip to the Amalfi Coast, without the hassle of packing, TSA lines, and jet lag. Impress your Italy-loving friend with this unique and delicious gift from Italy, and make sure to have some extra glasses on hand for when they inevitably invite you over for a sip of their delicious liquid sunshine.

#3 Murano glass vase

A vase from Italy
Murano glass vase

Bring a touch of Venetian elegance to your Italy-loving friend’s home with a Murano glass vase!

It’s one of the best Italy-themed gifts for people who lack a green thumb because even if the flowers die, this vase makes it look like a beautiful masterpiece.

#4 Give a piece of Italian land

Own a piece of Italy certificate
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Are you looking for the most unusual Italian gift for people who love Italy so much they would love to live there?

Then give the gift of la dolce vita with a symbolic piece of Italian land! Your loved one will be the envy of all their pasta-loving friends and family with a certified plot of Italian soil and an official title. Plus, it’s the perfect excuse for a romantic picnic in the Italian countryside.

#5 Italian wine regions print

Photo courtesy of My Wine Maps

A map of Italy’s wine regions is the perfect gift for Italy lovers, that’ll have them sipping their way from the rolling hills of Tuscany to the sun-kissed vines of Sicily, all without leaving the comfort of their own home.

Who needs a real vacation when you have a bottle of Chianti and a map to guide you on a wine-tasting tour from home?

#6 Map-shaped serving tray

A white serving tray with food that is shaped like the map of Italy
Photo courtesy of Lark At Home

Help your favorite Italiophile serve up their delicious Italian dishes with some Italian flair.

Because let’s face it, everything just tastes better when it’s shaped like the Boot. They’ll be like culinary cartographers, navigating their meals from Milan to Sicily in style. So, gift them this tray and watch their food presentation skills take an Italian twist.

#7 Italian seasoning gift set

Italian seasoning gift set of six tins
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Turn your friend’s kitchen into Nonna’s kitchen with this Italian seasoning set!

With herbs and spices straight from the Boot, they can turn any dish into a delicious, amore-filled masterpiece like their Italian grandmother would.

Now, they can call themselves the “Italian maestro” with confidence.

#8 Italian perfume gifts

Dolce and Gabana Light Blue
D&G Light Blue perfume

Italy is famous for its fashion and beauty brands, from Dolce & Gabbana to Prada, and many more.

And that’s exactly what makes Italian perfume one of the easiest, but great Italian gift ideas.

It’s delicious, everyone will love it, ánd it’s from Italy!

#9 Italian food gift basket

An Italian food gift basket
Photo courtesy of iGourmet

This Italian food box is the perfect gift for Italian food lovers who don’t love to cook themselves. Or for Italians who are missing the real taste of home! This box is filled with ready-to-eat delicious Italian snacks, such as cheese, crostinis, marinara, salami, and more.

For more unique Italian food boxes, check out these Italy-themed subscription boxes.

#10 Map of Italy

A vintage map poster of Italy
Photo courtesy of We Frame Art

Travelers love maps, especially if it’s a map of their favorite country. So if you are looking for cool Italian-themed gifts for someone’s home, this vintage map of Italy is a great gift idea!

Or check out Etsy for more map designs.

#11 Italian language course

A package of Rosetta Stone Italian language course
Rosetta Stone language course

A language course is one of the best Italian-themed gifts for people who want to blend in with the locals.

There are plenty of courses you can give them, such as this one by Rosetta Stone. The good thing about this set is that it offers lifetime access!

However, you could also opt for cheaper options to help them learn Italian, such as an online class on Udemy or a book with short stories in Italian, if the recipient already has some basic Italian language knowledge!

Or check out these gifts for language learners.

#12 Focaccia making kit

Focaccia art kit to make your own focaccia bread at home
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

I love DIY gifts, especially if they include something delicious, such as this DIY focaccia kit!

I mean focaccia is so delicious. So how awesome would it be if your Italy lover can finally make a delicious one at home?

It would be even more awesome if they let you taste a bit of the final product too.

The gift includes bread flour, yeast, Italian seasoning, sea salt, food tweezers, and a completely foolproof recipe.

Seriously, there is no way in which this focaccia can fail!

#13 Italian board games

The pachage of a board game called Tuscany
Tuscany board game

Are you looking for Italian gift ideas for someone who loves board games?

Then I just found the perfect gift for you!

There are two fun Italian-themed board games that Italy lovers will definitely appreciate.

The first one is called The Castles of Tuscany, a strategic game where each player has to build as many castles in Tuscany during the Italian Renaissance.

For the second option, head over to gift #25.

#14 Italian cheesemaking kit

Italian cheesemaking kit
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Which Italy lover doesn’t love Italian cheese?

In fact, which sane person doesn’t love Italian cheese?

This Italian cheesemaking kit is one of the best Italian-themed gifts (if you ask me).

It includes everything they need to make their own: mozzarella, ricotta, mascarpone, and ricotta salata. That’s right, this kit will allow the recipient to make four yummy Italian kinds of cheese!

For more inspiration, check out my cheese lovers gift guide too.

#15 Italy-inspired LEGO sets

The Leaning Tower of Pisa made from LEGO
Leaning Tower of Pisa LEGO set

Whether you’re looking for unique Italian gifts for kids or adults, LEGO will never get out of style. Especially these epic architecture sets from around the world.

For Italy, you can go for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, of check out Amazon for more options such as the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, and Venice.

#16 Gelato maker

An electronic ice cream maker
Ice cream maker

Do you have a friend who can’t stop raving about that delicious gelato they had in Italy?

Well, you’re about to make their dreams come true, with Musso’s ice cream machine!

They finally don’t have to buy a one-way ticket to Italy for gelato anymore, they can whip up their favorite creamy, dreamy Italian ice cream in their PJs!

#17 Doormat

A doormat with the text "Ciao"
Photo courtesy of Doormat Decor

Help your favorite Italian friends showcase Italian hospitality wherever they are with this doormat!

Whether it’s for Italians who moved abroad, or locals who simply want to welcome every visitor the Italian way, this doormat is the perfect gift idea.

#18 Homemade mushroom ravioli kit

Ravioli kit: Italian gift ideas
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

This is another great gift for Italian food lovers!

With this DIY Ravioli Kit, they will be able to make their very own delicious mushroom ravioli!

And if you are getting this gift for someone who’s not really a great cook, no worries. The set is foolproof! All ingredients are pre-measured and it comes with an easy step-by-step guide that anyone can follow.

Oh, and in case, the recipient doesn’t like mushrooms, they can still use this kit and replace the mushrooms with something else.

And lastly, if the kit on Uncommon Goods is unavailable in your country, check out this ravioli kit on Amazon.

#19 Wooden map

A wooden map of Italy with the different provinces in different colors brown
Photo courtesy of Colorfull Worlds

You can find a thousand awesome Italian maps on Etsy, and that’s why I decided to share another unique map besides the vintage one (#10). This time, it’s my favorite map style; with wood.

It’s the perfect addiction to any Italy lover’s home who adores that rustic wooden style. Though, don’t worry if you don’t like the wooden map I picked, there is a whole range of wooden Italian maps on Etsy too.

#20 Pasta machine

A pasta maker from stainless steel
Stainless steel pasta machine

With this pasta maker, your Italy-loving friend can turn their kitchen into a trattoria in no time!

They’ll be able to whip up fresh, handmade spaghetti, fettuccine, and linguine with ease. And the best part? They no longer have to be in Italy to eat delicious food, they can simply enjoy their homemade pasta in the comfort of their own home, with a glass of Chianti in the hand of course!

#21 Soccer jersey

A blue Adidas soccer jersey of Italy's national team
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Do you need Italian gift ideas for a soccer-obsessed friend?

Well, then you’re in luck because the Italians are just as obsessed with soccer as your friend. You can find plenty of fun merchandise for the Italian national soccer team on Amazon or World Soccer Shop. But if you are looking for the best option, the national jersey is obviously number one.

#22 Italian espresso maker

A bialetti coffee maker from Italy
Coffee maker

I don’t think there are many Italy lovers or Italians who do not love a good Italian espresso.

This basically makes the Moka maker (or espresso maker) one of the best gift ideas from Italy on this list!

If you are not into coffee, a Moka maker is a typical Italian coffee maker that is used to make strong espresso at home, without a complete barista set.

#23 Flytographer gift card

Flytographer logo
Photo courtesy of Flytographer

This is the coolest gift for someone going to Italy soon!

With a Flytographer gift card you’re giving them the opportunity to hire a professional photographer for a shoot at various locations around the world, including Italy.

I mean, having a photoshoot done by an actual pro is already a cool gift. But it’s even cooler if they can actually have a shoot at the Colosseum, The Vatican, the Canals of Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, or basically any beautiful location in Italy.

#24 Italian experience gifts: online cooking class

Woman cooking
Photo by Conscious Design on Unsplash

This is one of the best gifts from Italy for people who can’t travel to Italy right now.

This gift just brings Italy to their homes with a cooking class from a local expert!

#25 The Fall of Rome Board game

The package of a board game called "pandemic- the fall of Rome"
The Fall of Rome Game

This is the second awesome Italy-themed gift for board game lovers. In The Fall of Rome, players actually have to collaborate in order to defeat the barbarians and save Rome.

It’s a fun variation of the popular Pandemic game series, especially for Italy lovers.

#26 DIY pizza kit

A deluxe DIY pizza kit
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Say hello to the ultimate gift for Italy lovers and pizza lovers!

A DIY pizza kit to create the best Italian pizzas at home. They can play pizzaiolo (pizza chef) at home, crafting authentic slices of Italy without the jet lag

So, roll out the dough, give them a taste of Italy.

#27 Sweatshirts

A sweatshirt with "Ciao Bella" and an image of a Vespa scooter
Photo courtesy of Stay Classy Ink

Wrap your favorite Italy lover in a cozy embrace of Italian culture. From pasta to espresso, and Rome to Venice this sweatshirt is like a wearable menu of their favorite things.

They can show off their love for Italy without saying a word!

#28 Italian espresso cups

A collection of cups for espresso and cappuchino from Italy
Matching cups

If you are looking for Italy-themed gifts to go with the Espresso maker, this is it.

I mean, if they can finally make real Italian espresso, they also want to go for the complete Italian experience and use these traditional Italian espresso and cappuccino cups.

#29 Italian cheese sampler

A cheese sampler from Italy
Photo courtesy of iGourmet

As a cheese lover myself, this is one of my personal favorite gifts from Italy; a gift basket filled with the best Italian cheeses! From a strong blue to a milky and light mozerella, plus some crackers to pair them with, this basket is the ultimate gift for an Italian date night (with another cheese lover of course).

#30 Etched glasses

A set of four wine glasses with Italian phrases etched
Photo courtesy of On The Rox Drinks

This set of Italian-themed wine glasses is a must-have gift for someone who loves Italy and wine. They finally let their inner wine connoisseur out with a playful twist. And learn a few Italian words and gestures while they’re at it.

#31 Italian liquor

A bottle of tiramisu liqueur
Photo courtesy of Drizly

Wine, prosecco, grappa, and limoncello might get all the attention, but actually, there is a whole world of Italian liquor to be discovered for the true drinkers among us!

And one of those undiscovered treasures is this tiramisu coffee liqueur. It’s like dessert and a nightcap rolled into one bottle!

Italian gifts for mid-budgets

#32 Pizza socks

Funny Italian gifts: Pizza box with socks
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Are you looking for the best Italian gifts for someone who also loves pizzas?

Then this pizza box with pizza-inspired socks is the best gift for you!

#33 Candle

Italian bergamot oakmoss candle
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Light up your Italy-loving friend’s life with an Italy gift that brings the warm and cozy scent of Italian Bergamot Oakmoss into their home!

#34 Olive oil gift set

Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil Gift Set
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Olive oil is the real mvp of any Mediterranean and Italian meal. The right olive oil can truly make or break the dish, so with this set of three different olive oils from Italy, they’ll surely have the perfect bottle for every type of meal!

# 35 Italian travel guides

Fodor's Essential Italy travel guide
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Fodor’s Essential Italy

Guidebooks are great gifts for someone going to Italy. Whether it’s for first-time visitors or people who have visited Italy a thousand times, they will always learn something new. And Fodor’s latest edition is a great guidebook for all types of travelers.

Lonely Planet Italy travel guide
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Lonely Planet Italy

Are you looking for Italian-themed gifts for budget travelers? Then you need the Lonely Planet, it’s the best guidebook for backpackers and shoestring travelers.

Frommer's Easy Guide to Rome, Florence & Venice
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Frommer’s Easy Guide to Rome, Florence & Venice

If you are looking for gifts for someone who has visited Italy many times, a guidebook for specific cities might be a better gift idea, because chances are the recipient already has a general Italy guidebook at home.

#36 Italian jigsaw puzzle

Jigsaw puzzle of Cinque Terre in Italy
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Do you need gifts for someone who loves Italy so much that they’re always dreaming of their next trip there?

Well, now you can bring a little piece of the Italian coastline to them with a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle of Cinque Terre. As they piece together the stunning views of the vibrant buildings tumbling down to the crystal clear water, they’ll feel like they’re taking a mini-vacation to the Italian Riviera. And when they finally finish the puzzle, they’ll have a beautiful reminder of their love for Italy to hang on their wall, making every day a little bit more Italiano!

#37 Italy-inspired apron

An apron with an Italy-themed print
Photo courtesy of My Kool Case

This personalized Italian-themed apron is the perfect gift for Italian friends who consider pasta their true soulmate.

Whether they’re whipping up spaghetti or bruschetta, this apron is a stylish pasta-loving hug.

And with their names on it, they’ll officially be the “Pasta Picasso” or “Sauce Sensation” of your group of friends.

#38 Rome wall art

A travel poster of Rome
Photo courtesy of Ink & Printz

Do you need Italy-inspired gifts for someone who is obsessed with the Eternal City?

Then this Rome travel poster is exactly what you need.

They can bring a piece of the Eternal City to their humble abode, minus the airfare! These posters let them admire iconic landmarks like the Colosseum and the Vatican every day, without the tourist crowds.

#39 Phone cover

A phone cover with an Italian-inspired design
Photo courtesy of Italian Summers

Do you need Italian-inspired gifts for teens or phone addicts?

Then check out Etsy’s collection of Italian-themed phone cases. So they can show their love for their country through their favorite gadget.

Plus, with a cool phone case like this, their phone screens might finally not shatter to pieces when they accidently drop them.

#40 Italian puzzle book

Book cover of 'Travel to Italy: Learn Italian with Puzzles'
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Want to help an Italian language learner to take their skills to the next level in a fun way?

Then then a puzzle book like this is the perfect way to pass time and learn something new.

#41 Balsamic vinegar gift set

A set of three cream balsameco vinegar from Italy
Photo courtesy of iGourmet

Help an Italy lover cook the real Italian way with this set of three different creamy balsamic vinegar bottles from Italy.

Cream balsamic is perfect to add that little extra Mediterranean taste to salads, pasta, pizza, and desserts. (Or straight into their mouth, we won’t judge). All they need to do is drizzle a few drops and they’re all set.

#42 Sicilian handsoap gift set

Sicilian handsoap gift set
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Take them on a mini-trip to the beautiful island of Sicily with this set of four bottles of Sicilian hand soaps.

Each soap is a masterpiece, crafted in the traditions of Sicilian art. They can wash their hands in style, feeling like royalty with every lather!

#43 The “How to be Italian” book

Book cover of ' How to Be Italian: Eat, Drink, Dress, Travel and Love La Dolce Vita'
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Do you need Italy-inspired gifts for someone who breathes “la dolce vita” and who would love to incorporate more of the Italian lifestyle into their own?

Then this is the best book!

It’s a crash course in eating, loving, dressing, thinking, and having fun, all with that irresistible Italian flair. So they can learn to embrace the Italian way of enjoying life everywhere.

#44 Passport cover

A passport cover and luggage tag with the map of Italy and "Ciao"
Photo courtesy of Skyward Souvenirs

Are you looking for unique Italy-themed gifts for people who travel a lot?

Then one of many Italian-themed passport covers on Etsy is a great gift idea!

Such as this Ciao and map passport holder.

#45 Photo frame

An Italian-themed photo frame
Photo courtesy of Bella Busta Gift

This personalized Italian-themed photo frame is a stylish portal that will allow Italy lovers

to showcase their amore for all things Italian.

Whether it’s a snapshot from a past Italian escapade or a dreamy picture of pasta, they can display their favorite moments with flair.

#46 Hiking guide

Book cover of 'Walking in the Dolomites: 25 Multi-day Routes in Italy's Dolomites'
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Do you need Italy gifts for outdoor lovers?

Then this guidebook with the best multiple-day hikes in the Dolomites is the best gift option!

#47 Travel mugs

Travel mug with text about limoncello
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Are you looking for Italian-themed gifts for coffee lovers who are always in a hurry?

Then a travel mug with an Italy theme is the perfect gift.

You can find over 3000 options on Zazzle, or go for this funny limoncello-related one for someone who loves limoncello.

#48 Coasters

Photo courtesy of Sensibly Sad

These adorable Sicilian-style coasters are one of the best Italy-themed gifts for a housewarming.

Not only will they protect their furniture from those annoying water rings, but they’ll also transport the recipient straight to the shores of Italy with every sip.

For more designs, check out Etsy.

#49 Italian-themed clothing

Italian gifts t-shirt
Photo courtesy of Tee Public

Get your Italy-obsessed friend one of these cool Italy-inspired clothing.

You will find t-shirts, hoodies, tank tops, and caps on Tee Public, such as the cute one in the picture!

#50 Cookie gift tin

Cookie gift tin with a Puglia, Italy design
Photo courtesy of Amazon

With Rome, Puglia, Venice, Verona, and Sicily themes, this cookie tin will send your favorite Italian lover’s taste buds on a trip around the boot.

Though the cookies are just the appetizer; the real treat is the tin itself. Because they can keep using it as a keepsake to store more delicious Italian cookies.

#51 Mugs

A coffee mug with the funny text "I don't need therapy, I just need to go to Italy"
Photo courtesy of Universe Inspiration

Transport them back to the charming streets of Rome and the cozy cafes of Florence with an Italian-themed mug from Etsy.

From funny ones for Italians to vacation ones for people who just need a break to Italy, there is a mug for every type of Italianophile. It will keep them caffeinated and happy at the same.

#52 Wine stopper

A wine stopper with the flag of Italy
Photo courtesy of Rosies Design Studio

I know, I know, most wine lovers probably have no idea what to do with a wine stopper (they normally finish a bottle in one go, and never had the need for a stopper).

But actually, It keeps the vino fresh, and with this fun flag design, it will add a splash of Italian flair to any bottle.

Italian gifts for smaller budgets

#53 Traditional Italian card game

A package of the Italian card game called Scopa
Original Italian game

Scopa is a classic Italian card game, so if you are looking for Italian-themed gifts for someone who loves games, this is a great idea!

#54 Funny Italian sign

Photo courtesy of Farm Home

This is one of the funniest gifts for Italians; a sign with Sh*t up, and eat. But then in Italian!

#55 Ferrero Rocher advent calendar

A photo of a wooden Christmas tree as advent calendar filled with chocolate
Photo courtesy of Walmart

Do you need Italian Christmas gifts for chocolate lovers?

Then this is by far the best gift on this list!

I don’t think there’s a chocolate lover who doesn’t love the delicious Ferrero Rocher bonbons, and what better way to count down to Christmas than with a delicious bite of Italian chocolate each day?

And even when they’ve finished all the chocolate (which, let’s be honest, could be well before Christmas if we’re talking about true chocolate lovers here), the wooden Christmas tree is still a fun decoration for the holiday season.

Keep in mind that you need to buy the wooden tree and the chocolate separately!

#56 Italy-themed calendar

2024 monthly wall calendar with an Italian theme
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Do you want to give an Italian birthday gift that keeps on giving, month after month?

Then this 2024 Italian-themed calendar is the perfect option. It’s like a year-long journey through Italy, minus the luggage and jet lag (and costs)! Each month, they’ll be treated to breathtaking landscapes, charming cities, and delicious dishes. It’s a daily reminder of la dolce vita, with every flip of the page.

#57 Dirty Italian language book

Book cover of 'Dirty Italian: Third Edition: Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!" (Italian Edition)'
Photo courtesy of Amazon

This is by far the funniest gift for Italian learners who want to take their Italian to the next level. When learning some local slang they will finally be able to truly blend in with the Italians and cracking jokes that even the locals will laugh at.

They can say arrivederci to their stuffy textbooks; with this, they’ll be fluent in all the cheeky, quirky phrases Italians actually use. They’ll be chatting like they were born in the heart of Rome or sipping espresso like a pro.

#58 Italian-themed tote bag

Tote bage with text about Italy
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Do you need small, yet practical Italian-inspired gifts?

Then the 3000+ Italy-themed tote bags on Zazzle are the gift you are looking for.

I quite liked the one with “I don’t need therapy, I just need to go to Italy” because I think many Italy lovers can relate to that.

#59 Good-luck bracelet

A bracelet with an Italian good-luck token
Photo courtesy of Salem Wishes

Give them the gift of Italian good luck and fortune with this blessing bracelet.

It resembles the Italian horn which is believed to fend off any “evil eyes” and bad vibes.  Besides that, legend has it that if they make a wish while tying this bracelet on their wrist, it will come true once the bracelet breaks in two.

But whether you believe it or not, it’s a cute Italian birthday gift that will make them look stylish too.

#60 Italian lingo deck of cards

A deck of cards with Italian lingo theme
Photo courtesy of Lingo Playing Cards

Double the fun of your friend’s game night and language lessons with this deck of cards with Italian lingo!

It’s a gift that will be like holding “la mano migliore” (the best hand) in learning Italian. As they play, they’ll learn common phrases faster than you can say “pizza.” And it won’t even feel like learning!

#61 Luggage tags

Luggage tag with map of Italy
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Do you want more cool Italian-inspired gifts that are practical for travelers?

Then check out the 1000+ Italy-themed luggage tags on Zazzle!

And if you don’t feel like going through all the options, go for the tag I picked.

#62 Olive wood items

A spatula made from Italian olive wood
Photo courtesy of Olea Crafted

With Italian olive wood carvings, you’ll be bringing a slice of Italy’s rustic charm right to their kitchen or decor.

Whether it’s a beautifully carved utensil (such as this one), a religious keepsake, or a unique cutting board, each piece tells a story of Italian craftsmanship and heritage.

#63 Italian cookbooks

The complete Italian cookbook
Photo courtesy of Amazon

The complete Italian cookbook

Cookbooks cannot be missed on a list of Italian gifts, because any Italy lover would love to be able to cook as Italians do. And luckily for them, you just found the perfect Italian cookbook! The Complete Italian Cookbook covers 110 regional recipes from Italy

The easy Italian cookbook
Photo courtesy of Amazon

The easy Italian cookbook

If you are looking for gifts for someone who is not that great of a cook, you may want to get an easier book, such as The Easy Italian Cookbook. This one includes 100 quick and easy authentic Italian recipes.

The best pasta sauces cookbok
Photo courtesy of Amazon

The best pasta sauces: favorite regional Italian recipes

The last cookbook is perfect for people who love pasta. It includes the best pasta sauce recipes from different Italian regions.

#64 Necklace with the map of Italy

Necklace with a map of Italy pendant
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Are you looking for cute gifts for Italian women?

Then this necklace in the shape of the map of Italy is the gift you need.

#65 Italian history book

History of Italy book
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Are you looking for unique Italian gifts for history buffs?

Then the Captivating History series of Italy is exactly what you need!

They provide great in-depth, and fun-to-read books for history enthusiasts.

#66 Italy-inspired socks

A pair of socks with an Italian design
Photo courtesy of Amazon

These Italian-themed socks are awesome gifts for Italy lovers. They’re like a daily reminder of their passion for all things Italian – and who wouldn’t want to dress Italian-style from head to toe?

#67 Decoding Italian wine

Decoring Italian wine book
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Are you looking for Italy gifts for wine lovers, but do you want something a bit more unique than a bottle of wine? Then this is the perfect gift!

This book will teach them everything there is to know, so they can become the ultimate knowledgable wine snob next time you’re heading out to an Italian restaurant.

#68 Italian coffee roast

Package of Illy coffee from Italy
Illy coffee

Renowned for its high-quality espresso, a bag of Illy coffee is by far the best gift from Italy for true coffee snobs.

This iconic Italian brand has been perfecting its 100% Arabica coffee since the 1930s – that’s a whole lotta espresso expertise, which you can taste in every cup!

They can finally embrace their inner Italian barista and brew up some love, and with every sip, they’ll be transported to the bustling Italian coffee shops!

#69 Italian travel journal

Italy travel journal
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Are you looking for gifts for someone going to Italy soon?

Then a travel journal specific to Italy is a great gift idea! They can keep track of their journey in this beautiful journal.

#70 Christmas ornament

Italian Rome Christmas Ornament
Photo courtesy of Amazon

This is probably the best Italian Christmas gift on this list. Whether it’s for Italians who moved abroad, or people who simply love the Italian ‘Dolce Vita’, with this ornament they can finally deck the halls with a sprinkle of Italian charm.

Plus, who wouldn’t want a tiny Colosseum hanging from their tree?

#71 Make-up bag

A white make-up bag with black icons of typical Italian things
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Add a touch of Italian glamour to their beauty routine with this cute make-up bag. It’s the perfect companion to go with the Kiko Milano make-up (#75).

#72 Adult coloring book

Coloring book for adults in Italy theme
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Coloring books for adults are fun and relaxing gifts!

So if you are looking for Italian gift ideas that also allow them to be creative, have fun, and be relaxed, Italian-themed adult coloring books are perfect!

You can either go for the scenic Italy book, which works for anyone, or for the hilarious Italian Swear word coloring book.

#73 Fun-shaped ravioli cutters

Heart-shaped ravioli cutter
Photo courtesy of Amazon

If you are looking for gifts for people who love Italy and already have a kitchen full of Italian tools, this is the perfect gift!

Because I bet they don’t have a unique ravioli cutter, such as these heart and sunflower-shaped ones, that will turn their ravioli into a delicious piece of art.

#74 Box of biscotti

Biscotti cookies
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Biscottis are the perfect accompaniment to an espresso, and they’re sure to transport your friends straight to the heart of Italy – without leaving the comfort of their own homes! And that’s why biscottis are one of the best Italy gifts for people with a sweet tooth.

#75 Italian make-up brands

A set of Kiko Milano nail polish
Kiko Milano nail polish

Treat your beauty-obsessed Italian-loving friend to a little slice of la dolce vita with a gorgeous Italy-inspired gift from KIKO Milano. With their fabulous range of makeup, you’re guaranteed to find something that’ll bring a touch of the Italian runway to their daily routine.

And let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want to channel their inner Sophia Loren with a smoky eye and a bold lip, all while supporting an iconic Italian brand?

Save these Italian gifts for later

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25 Awesome Italian Gifts Ideas

Final note on Italian gifts

Alright, these were my 75 unique Italian gift ideas! I hope you were able to find the perfect gift. And if not, check out the editor’s top 3.


Hi, I’m Lara, a 30-year-old travel-lover (but who’s not these days?). I love reading, puzzling, world-heritage sites, researching, and making lists, which comes in quite handy when you’re making lists of travel gift ideas!