Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 We offer fresh cut bank instruments for lease and sales
  2. 2 Looking for Good Eating in Valencia
  3. 3 Trip Report The Little Cyclades, Santorini, Vienna
  4. 4 [Crete] Trapped in Skouloufia? Please help!
  5. 5 Help With Itinerary By Train: London, Paris, Nice, Florence
  6. 6 What happened to Sundriedtopepo
  7. 7 Help with Venice Trip?
  8. 8 Dubrovnik
  9. 9 Pubs showing NFL football in London?
  10. 10 Norte Dame light show!
  11. 11 Rome, Tuscany & Umbria
  12. 12 Where to Eat in Barcelona
  13. 13 Trip Report Adventureseeker returns to Italy! As glorious and detailed as before!
  14. 14 Help with 11 night Portugal Itinerary
  15. 15 London - Paris - Amsterdam trip planning help
  16. 16 10 Days in Austria
  17. 17 Czech Republic & Germany in Eleven Days
  18. 18 Trip Report Sampling Some of Sicily and Bits of Italy Beyond
  19. 19 Trip Report Greece in end October
  20. 20 Champagne Tours
  21. 21 GTG Paris December 2017
  22. 22 Restaurant suggestion Bamberg
  23. 23 Russian-American Relations: safe to travel? Get Visas?
  24. 24 Trip Report Mantova, Ravenna, Brisighella, Bologna
  25. 25 Le Marche Research Help
View next 25 » Back to the top

Wearing Sneakers in France & Italy

Jump to last reply

I've read a few posts on travellers querying what to wear in Italy & France and I don't quite understand the big deal about sneakers (athletic shoes) being frowned upon by the locals. My wife and I will be doing a substantial amount of walking and luggage toting around France, Italy and Spain throughout the month of Sept and I can't think of a more sensible piece of equipment than a sturdy pair of Adidas; no, they're not white. As long as the shoes aren't dirty or tattered is there anything I should be worried about if we enter a bistro or trattoria wearing rubber on our soles? Please advise

22 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement