The Capital: Rome
Direct Flying Time: Approx 1 hour 40 minutes
Time Difference: GMT + 1 hour.
Main Language: Italian
Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz. Adapter needed.
International Dialing: + 39
Driving: Driving is on the right. Pink UK license required or International Driving Permit. Minimum driving age is 18
Currency: Euro (EUR 1 = 100 Cents)
Clothing:. Lightweights in summer, except in mountains. In winter, light or medium weights in the south with warmer clothing required elsewhere. Alpine wear is advised for winter mountain resorts
Emergency Services: Police: 113. Fire: 115. Ambulance: 118
Water: Tap water is generally safe to drink.
Tipping: € 1 – 3 standard, € 10 for outstanding service
Passports: British nationals must ensure that your passport is valid for the duration of your proposed stay.
Visas: British Citizen or British Subject with Right of Abode in the United Kingdom not require a visa to enter Italy. Other British passport holders should confirm the current entry requirements. All other nationalities to contact the French Embassy directly
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. to check entry requirements.