Questions tagged [italy]

A country in southern Europe most known for its classical historic sites, food, coasts, and the Alps in the north.

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What's Trenitalia's best class?

I wonder which class is the best, where you have the best seats, most services included for free, on the train, fast track, lounge etc? Why I wonder is because I was pretty disappointed by the 1st ...
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Travelling back to Italy [duplicate]

I have bad situation. I applied for residence permit on 23 Sept 2019 and I left italy the next day 24 Sept 2019. I am in my country untill today and its been more than two months since I last left ...
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I have an expired permesso di soggiorno and the receipt of renewal ! Can I travel to Budapest?

I am Indian pursuing masters in Italy ! My permesso di soggiorno recently expired and I applied for renewal I have the receipt .. can I visit Budapest with the receipt !
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Is fishing legal for tourists in Messina, Italy?

We'll be traveling to Messina, and staying there for about 4 weeks. While there, I want to take my son fishing. Is fishing permitted in Passeggiata a Mare? Is a license required? Are there other ...
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Renting a mobility scooter in Bergamo, Italy

Does anyone know of a way to rent a mobility scooter in Bergamo, Italy? The answer can be a company that rents them out or a site which will help me to find such a company.
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Permesso di Studio Milan or Firenze is more fast interview? [migrated]

Permesso di Studio Milan or Firenze is more fast interview? I need to submit Permesso Di Studio more fast possible
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Can I travel to Germany with Italian MAE special ID card issued by government to certain categories of foreign nationals?

I have a valid Carta d'Identità per organizzazioni internazionali o missioni estere speciali issued by Italian MAE. Can I travel to Germany with this?
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Visa Italy Student or Business from other country

I am from Brazil and I'm living in Italy on a tourist visa from past two years. I would like to go to Romania and apply for an Italian student visa and re-enter Italy with the student visa. Is this ...
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Lost my Spanish ID (TIE) and I want to go to Italy

I'm on a student visa in Spain and I had a Spanish residence card or TIE but it was inside my wallet which was stolen. My visa is already expired and I want to travel to Italy but my TIE duplicate ...
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Is there a trans atlantic cruise from U.S east coast to italy that allows for a 2 week stay and return trip?

I am looking for a way to travel from Maryland to the west coast of italy perhaps along montalto marina or a destination near Umbria that would allow me to visit Hotelito Eremito Del Alma for a 2 week ...
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Italian Visa has wrong dates

Received my Italian "D" type visa for language study. I arrive Feb 2 and leave Italy June 7. The visa was sent with the dates of Feb 3 thru June 5 which are the actual dates of the classes I will be ...
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Are Italian Dolomites different in landscape and experience compared to Austrian Tyrol region?

I'm planning a family trip and we all love the outdoors and moderate hikes. We already have firmed up plans for Switzerland and Paris but unable to choose between Italian Dolomites and Seefeld in ...
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Being in Spain as an international student, with an expired TIE, will I be able to travel to Italy and back with just a return permit?

I am currently a Dominican student staying in Madrid, last August my visa/TIE expired, since then I've been doing all the paperwork and all I need to do to renew it, sadly it won't be done until some ...
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What is the purpose of this single box found in Rome B&B room?

I found this box in the room of the B&B in Rome: I am wondering what is its purpose as it is the first time I have found something like this in a room. There is only one of these even if the room ...
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Best Rail Pass for Italy

I will be visiting Italy for 5 days and plan to visit Venice, Florence, Rome and Amalfi coast (Solerno - because of better connectivity to Rome). Of the 5 days, 4 days I plan to use train (4 times) ...
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Why do some Smart Gate passports need to be stamped?

I just had a short visit to Italy on a New Zealand passport. At both entry and exit immigration checks NZ passports were shown as eligible for Smart Gate. However, at entry, instead of using the ...
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Traveling only with German Blue Card wıthout Passport [duplicate]

I am a Turkish citizen and am a holder of the EU Blue Card in Germany. I gave my passport to the UK Embassy in Germany for my visa application, so my passport is not with me for a few weeks, but I ...
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How reliable the public transport in Cagliari, Sardegna, Italia? Do they have contactless travel?

I have to change flights in Cagliari on a Sunday evening and I'll have around 2 hours free between the two, so I decided not to just sit in the terminal but actually rush out to the city. I have ...
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Rent a car for a day and leave it in another city in Italy

I want to rent a car in Italy, is it possible to take it in one city and leave it in another one? In this case, from Bari to Naples. Also, is there a minimum number of days for a rental? Probably one ...
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Is it possible to do a low carb diet for a month in Sicily?

I will be working in Sicily, Italy for about a month. Specifically, in Messina. I very much enjoy my keto diet. I assume I will be socializing and going to restaurants with my coworkers. Will it be ...
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What is the quickest way to get from Naples to Ljubljana?

I'm trying to book a holiday where we need to travel from Naples, Italy to Ljubljana, Slovenia on July 6th 2020. I've looked at flying from Naples to Trieste, then getting a bus to Ljubljana, but I'm ...
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Postal services in Italy - Poste Italiane vs. Friendpost vs. GPS

There are at least three competing postal services in Italy - the government-ran Poste Italiane, and private duo of Globe Postal Service (GPS) and Friendpost, which primarily target tourist customers. ...
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Traveling to Italy on Schengen Visa applied on Old passport issued by Germany consulate [duplicate]

I plan to travel to Italy and I have a valid C-Visit Schengen visa (issued by German Consulate). however, the Visa is on my old passport which I had to change because all the pages in the passport was ...
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US Italian consulate Schengen tourist visa time

I am planning to visit Italy in December 2019. The visa appointment date for Schengen tourist visa at Italian San Francisco consulate that I got is just 12 calendar days before my travel date. All ...
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Is there a way to check for traffic tickets on a rental car before leaving Italy?

I want to know if it is possible to check for traffic tickets on a rental car during the period of the rental in Italy. I am talking about tickets where the driver is notified by letter, such as ...
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What is the Radroute bicycle path?

I've seen signs (like the one below in Southern Tyrol) in street view of "Radroute" bicycle paths around Germany but haven't been able to find any information in English. The signpost below seems like ...
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Changing trains at Firenze S.M.N. train station - how fast can it be done?

We are traveling by train (already reserved) from Rome to Lucca in a couple of weeks with a train change at Firenze S.M.N. Itinerary: Rome Termini -> Firenze S.M.N. : Arrives @ 11:50 (Frecciarossa ...
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Hazards on road trip through Italian Alps

I am planning to spend about a week in Italian Alps in late October. The idea is to hire a 4WD and drive along (ideally) the whole Italian-Swiss border slowly, stopping a lot to "smell the roses" (...
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How to Handle a “Bus Ticket” (fine) in Italy? [duplicate]

I’m an American. I had a brand new and valid bus pass, but received a “bus ticket” (fine) in Florence, because I didn’t realize I had to stamp my own bus pass at a machine. My question is, because ...
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Schengen Visa Italy: i94 meets 3 month criteria but visa expires 10 days prior

I am applying for Schengen Visa through Italian consulate in San Francisco. The 90-day criteria for leaving the Schengen area with valid US stay is fulfilled exactly by I-94 date but the stamped H1 ...
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ID check crossing the Italian-Swiss border by train

I struggled to find this info online. How often is my ID requested and checked when crossing the border between Italy and Switzerland (and back) by train (suppose that I have nothing to declare to ...
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ID check crossing the Italian-Swiss border by car

I struggled to find this info online. How often is my ID requested and checked when crossing the border between Italy and Switzerland (and back) by using my Italian car (suppose that I have nothing to ...
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Can I fly back to Italy with receipt of renewal of residence permit if I applied for the renewal 2 weeks before my permit expired?

I plan on traveling back to my home country for 10 days. I applied for the renewal of my residence permit 2 weeks before it was set to expire. Will it still be a problem? I am asking because in IATA ...
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Can I stay in other Schengen countries on a national type D visa for more than 90 days? [duplicate]

I have a Polish national type D visa, and would like to stay in Italy for more than 90 days in 180 day period. I was actually wondering if its possible considering there are not border checks betwen ...
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Why does Italy have night open bookstores?

Saw something I'd never thought I'd ever see - night open bookstores. And they were crowded. Looking at the opening hours one bookstore close at 20:00 and then open again at 21:30 and stays open until ...
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Change trains from Italo to Trenitalia at Milano Centrale

My situation is: I am travelling from Vicenza to Milano via high-speed Italo train. The train departs at 9:45 and arrives at Milano at 11:26. In Milano I want to board Trenitalia train to La ...
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Is it allowed/advisable to travel across Schengen countries with only your residence permit? [duplicate]

Is it allowed to travel across Schengen countries with only your residence permit? More specifically, I plan to travel from Austria to Italy (by train) and then back to Austria (by flight) after a ...
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Cell Broadcast message in Florence [closed]

Was in Florence a couple about a month ago and I think I got about 10 cell broadcast messages with the content FI32402. Searching google proved to be pretty pointless and I assume that the FI part ...
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What's included in Frecciabianca 1st class?

I'm going to travel with Frecciabianca in 1st class in a few days and I wonder what I can expect so that I can prepare correctly. Will there be lounge access at Roma Termini? Will there be free ...
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Is it possible to book adjacent seats on a NightJet train?

Me and my friend would like to book two second class coach seats on a NightJet train from Vienna to Venice at oebb.at. We'd really like them to be next to each other, ideally, facing each other. ...
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Easy to reach day-hikes in the Italian Appennini and Alpi with public transport?

I live in Bologna, and I want to go for a day hike or something in the next week or so, however, I don't have a car, and since it is august, most accommodation is booked in the areas of high tourism (...
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Airbnb hosts wants me to send pictures of all guests' IDs

This is my first booking using the Airbnb app and when I signed up I had to take pictures of me and my government ID. I invited all my friends who are staying with me and they went through the same ...
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Explore Alps without a car

I intend to visit some cities in the Italian Alps (for ex: Belluno, Bolzano) but my greatest wish is in fact to visit the little villages inside the valleys (Siusi, Funes, and so on). The problem is ...
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Schengen visa refused “an alert has been issued in the Shengen information system refuse entry by a member state” [duplicate]

I applied for a Schengen tourist visa through the Italian consulate in Karachi in July 2019 but got a refusal letter which says an alert has been issued in the Schengen info system for the purpose of ...
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Ducal Palace Museum complex at Mantua: is it possible to visit it in the morning and come back in the afternoon for a visit to Corte Vecchia?

I'm planning to visit Ducal Palace Museum complex at Mantua this summer. As far as I know, it's advisible to book a ticket in advance since they allow a maximum of 1500 visitors per day at Camera ...
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Should you book tickets in advance for the Ancona-Split ferries?

I live in a city with many international ferries departing each and every day. Here the prices changes all the time and you should book the tickets as soon as possible. Also the prices are different (...
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One Way Car Rental in Italy - Romantic idea or completely mad?

I am flying into Italy with my husband and 2 friends to go on holiday. We are landing in the north and leaving from Brindisi airport in the south. We plan to spend a few days in/near Venice, and then ...
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UK transit visa on arrival for Italian refugee or travel documents holder [duplicate]

I'm gonna travel from Stockholm to Rome via British airways but have long layover in London Heathrow. My question is: Do I need transit visa to go outside airport and just explore city? if I do ...
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East european visit by car [closed]

Next days we're planning some visits starting in Romania and going to Italy by car. The route is: Romania - Hungary - Croatia - Slovenia - Italy (and back). What things should we be aware of? As far ...
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I want to travel to Spain from Italy

i changed my name on my passport and now it's different a little from the name on my permesso di soggiorno. I have a letter of prove from embassy about the new name. I went to the questura but i was ...