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General Information

The official language of Italy is Italian.

The national currency of Italy is Euro (€) (EUR).

1 EUR equals  .
equals  EUR.

Location

Italy

The distance from to Italy is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Italy. Exercise increased caution in Italy due to terrorism. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Italy is 44. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Italy.

LGBT

Italy has a score of 3 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Italy ranks #41 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Italy. Same sex civil unions are legally recognized in Italy.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Italy should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Italy to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Italy differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Italy, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
Weather

The temperature difference between Italy and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Italy. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Light rain throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 40–54°F  /  4–12°C 81% 88%
Sat November 09 44–55°F  /  7–13°C 75% 91%
Sun November 10 42–55°F  /  6–13°C 74% 78%
Mon November 11 41–58°F  /  5–15°C 71% 51%
Tue November 12 47–57°F  /  9–14°C 79% 97%
Wed November 13 49–58°F  /  9–14°C 80% 98%
Thu November 14 47–57°F  /  8–14°C 80% 90%
Fri November 15 47–57°F  /  8–14°C 83% 95%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:45 am and sets at 04:52 pm. This equates to 10.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Italy, it is in . When the sun sets in Italy, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Italy is 4.67 EUR. Every kilometer costs an additional 1.19 EUR. Every hour of waiting time costs 30.29 EUR.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Italy.

The minimum driving age is 17.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 EUR in Italy.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 8.57 EUR.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Italy is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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