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FAQ Italy

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So, you’re off on an adventure to Italy? Time to get excited! 

There is so much to think about when visiting any new country, from making sure you know what to pack to requirements for travelling to the EU. 

To help you focus on the excitement rather than the admin, our Italy travel specialists have combined their own personal advice to answer some of the most frequently asked questions from our travellers below.

Whilst we have done our best to cover as much as possible, please feel free to get in touch if you find you’re still left looking for answers and we’ll happily help!

Before departure

  • How long does my passport need to be valid for?
  • Do I need a visa to visit Italy?
  • Do I need travel insurance for my trip?
  • What should I pack for a trip to Italy?
  • What vaccinations do I need to visit Italy?


  • What do I need to think about on the day of departure?


  • What language do people speak in Italy?
  • What is the food like in Italy?
  • What aspects of Italian culture do I need to take into account?


  • Is it safe to travel to Italy?
  • What do I do if I have a problem?

Tips and practical information

  • What is the local currency in Italy?
  • How does tipping in Italy work?