10 Best Jokes and Puns About Italy

Italy is a lot of things depending on the day. It can be beautiful or chaotic, rural or high fashion, Alps or beaches. It is a country full of postcard perfect villages and amazing culinary traditions. But funny? That is not the first word that comes to mind when I think of Italia. The country of poetry and symphonies! Of opera and Michelangelo! But puns?

I, however, love a laugh and have a soft spot for dad humor. That is why I have been gathering the best jokes about Italy — or maybe you will cringe and claim these are actually the worst!

Whatever your sense of humor — I’m not alfreddo tell you that I love Italy! Here are my favorite puns and jokes:

What caused the tower of Pisa to start leaning?

It got Italicized

Why is it better to go to Italy without a set itinerary?

It leaves you plenty of time to Rome around

How do Italians burn 2,000 calories a day?

By leaving the lasagna in the oven too long

What do you call an Italian with a rubber toe?


Why is coffee in Italy so amazing?

Italians know how to expresso it well


What do you call a Roman with a cold?

Julius Sneezer.

palace with doors and windows shaped like monster mouths

Why do tourists always shorten their itinerary in Italy?

They cannoli do so much on one vacation.

How do you say goodbye to an Italian?

Pasta la vista.

Making pasta Italy Bari

When is the best time to visit Italy?

In the spring – Aperol showers bring May flowers.

two red spritz cocktails on the edge of a rooftop in Rome with a bowl of green olives

Oh my gosh. Those were terrible and yet somehow still the best jokes about Italy! I don’t want to post anything mean spirited so the very questionable puns will have to do – there are plenty of ‘jokes’ floating around about physical appearance and organized crime but I won’t repeat those.

If you want much funnier fare, you can check the best pasta jokes as well as the pizza jokes I put together earlier! I even have a set of Rome jokes — none of which are repeated here 🙂

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