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Can I wear tennis shoes in Italy.

Somone said I shouldn't. But I can't wear heels.. What do people who live there wear for shoes? And where can I buy them?

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Country: Italy

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in pour huge democracy you can wear every kind of shoes you like more. there are a lot of shops for this.

have fun
marco
i would write "in our huge democracy"...
Unless you're kidding, I'm afraid I don't understand your question.
In any case here is my answer:
a) you can wear whatever you like, even bare feet
b) in winter, tennis shoes are not exactly confortable to me
c) local people who can afford them wear beautiful shoes of the most different fashion stylists. (Italian shoes are famous, you know?). Local people who can't afford or don't like wear what they like
Finally,all around Italy you'll find plenty of shoes shops. Enjoy!
Hi Roger, it is true that we used not to wear sportshoes, but fashion has changed in the last years. You can wear tennis shoes everywhere, just if you go to some events or places people may fund it funny, but you can explain that is for medical reason... by the way if you have the chanche to visit some of our shoeshops I'm sure you'll find the ones that suits your needs: for example try the GEOX shoes... they are better that any nike or adidas ... ejoy Italy!
If I were touring Italy and visiting Museums & Archaeological sites everyday, tennis shoes would be the ONLY shoes I would wear.

Be good to your feet, you'll need them to walk all over Italy. You can wear fancy shoes for your evenings out, if your feet let you :-)
First of all, I can't believe someone would even ask such a ridiculous question - unless it's a joke - and second of all, what's even more ridiculous, is that there were four people who actually answered it!
Dear Robert -

First off - There is no such thing as a "ridiculous question" and a world traveler such as yourself, should be aware that there are people in this world that haven't traveled before. If you aren't able to answer questions courteously, you really shouldn't reply or even participate on Localyte. I do agree that some questions seem silly to someone living in Italy, but perhaps it is better to restrain yourself from responding to an obviously sincere request for information. Please, please try to be tolerant. Happy New Year!
of cours you can, you must wear comfortable shoes...they can be classy and comfortable for walking. No heels I agree. You can always find a pair of dress shoes at one of the many street stalls for around 10 euro should you need to dress up
And why not???
Where are you going to, exactly?
you can wear what you like. If you want to blend in, maybe try to not where big huge white sneakers to a ristorante, but when you sight seeing, comfortable shoes are a must, esp. in any city with cobblestones.
you can wear what you like. If you want to blend in, maybe try to not where big huge white sneakers to a ristorante, but when you sight seeing, comfortable shoes are a must, esp. in any city with cobblestones.
Of course you can!
hi, you can wear every kind of shoes you want and you can buy in a fashion or sports shop.....
in summer i suggest you comfortable sandal to visit a lot of beautiful italian things......
Of course you can! Try here for a shop:

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