Italy: Travel Guide

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1442323963_question Did you know that:

  • Italy has more hotel rooms than any other European country
  • Some of the world’s most famous and influential paintings are created from artists who originate from Italy
  • Together with the Alps, northern Italy connects to the rest of Europe
  • Italy is a heaven for fashion designers with famous clothing brands which include ‘Gucci’, ‘Emporioli Armani’, ‘Prada’, ‘Versace’ and many more

1442323963_questionLocation

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Major CitiesMajor Cities

Roma, Napoli, Milano, Venezia

RegionsRegions

Italian Regions

Italian Regions

culture/customsCulture / customes

This is the culture of art, family, anncient architecture, music, food, and the history of the Roman Empire

The people are very known for their family-centric culture (many well-known companies including Fiat and Benetton are primarily family run businesses)

Meetings and conferences are generally less formal compared to other countries

The way somebody dresses can reflect many personal attributes

 

VisaVisa for a short term stay

The Schengen visa is required for Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland that will allow the holder of one to travel flexible through these countries.

UniquenessSpecial attributes / uniqueness

The countries which border Italy are France Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia which have influenced Italy’s identity, not to forget the Islands in the Mediterranean including Sardina and Sicily

Italy has more Unesco Heritage Sites than any other country in the world

There are endless possibilities for a firt-time visitor from teeing off at the top golf courses, admiring the architecture, enjoying delicious local foods to a wide range of water-sports on offer and many more… Italy could not be a more perfect place to be.

National FestivalsNational Festivals

  • Fiesta di San Marco
  • Festa Della Madonna Bruna
  • Corsa Dei Seri
  • Epiphany and Befana
  • Festival Del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

1442326194_moneyCurrency

Euro

1442325688_weather-partlycloudyCurrent weather

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EmbassyBritish Embassy: (addresses in major cities)

Rome: British Embassy, Via XX Settembre 80a, I-00187 Roma RM

Milan: Via San Paolo 7, I-20121 Milan

Florence: Lungarno Corsini 2, 50123 Firenze FI

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