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Best Walking Shoes for Travel

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Meredith Jenks

Q: I need walking shoes for my upcoming Rome trip. Any suggestions? —Elena Fernandez, via e-mail

A: Despite the uneven cobblestoned streets of the Eternal City, tennis shoes are a no-no: Italian women love their stylish footwear, and you’ll want to fit in. Unfortunately, finding chic yet comfortable options is easier said than done. Here, our picks for classic ballet flats, preppy loafers, and booties that will give you a leg up.

We received a similar question from Anthony Curraro, via email, and found a range of men's shoes that can take him through Europe, from strolls on the beach to sightseeing on city streets.

Read on for all our favorite women’s and men’s walking shoes for travel.


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