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

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My student visa ends on the last school day. Can I stay another day or two?

I am in Italy for a short-term master programme. I am Albanian and we have the three-month Schengen visa available. However, my programme is 3 months and a half. I got my student visa (not Schengen) ...
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Traveling from outside the EU to Spain with Carta d’identita?

I'm travelling to EU (Spain) from Argentina next June. I have Italian citizenship and I have the Carta d’identita, Can I use it to enter to Spain? I have an Argentinian passport, but I used it to ...
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Train from Verona to Bolzano with bicycles (4 people)

we're planning a minimal-gear four-day bicycle tour (sleeping in airbnbs and hotels/bookings on the way) from Bolzano through Stelvio and Mortirolo in June (leaving our car in Bolzano) and then plan ...
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Ferry schedules on Lago di Como

I'll be visiting Lago di Como in May, and want to make a "round trip" from Como north to Bellagio and then back south to Lecco. The published schedule shows the earliest ferry from Como I ...
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What is the official website for the Castel Sant'Angelo?

I'm currently looking to go to the Castel Sant'Angelo soon as part of a trip to Rome. Unfortunately I've had some trouble finding the official website in order to book tickets to enter, as I've seen a ...
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My Italian passport has expired - can I still enter the country using a different passport?

I'm travelling to Italy next month for a wedding. I am lucky enough to have two passports. My Italian passport has expired and although I've been trying to get an appointment to renew my passport for ...
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Schengen Visa D and C. Do I need the second one if I aready have the first one?

I have a Schengen visa (Polish) type D that expires on April 30, 2024 (multiple). On May 2024 I have to go to Italy to participate in a sports event. Do I need to get a type-C visa for this or I can ...
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Permesso di Soggiorno Illimitato

I am planning to visit my sick relative in Italy. I have a permesso di soggiorno illimitato. I went to the UK using my family visa that time and I was not able to return right away to Italy because ...
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Would it be fine to apply for an E-Visa for Thailand with a bus ticket to leave the country?

I have to apply for an E-Visa for Thailand. The embassy requires a ticket to leave the country. Would it be fine if I bought a bus ticket instead of a flight ticket?
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Roma Termini to CIA airport

My flight is at 6.30 am from CIA airport, Italy. My hotel is in Rome (near Termini). Do I get public transport to go to the airport in the early morning?
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Travel outside Italy with Schengen visa but no residence permit

I have a non-EU passport and a long-term D-visa for Italy. I have applied for my permesso di soggiorno and I only have the receipt with me. My visa is a multi-entry visa valid for 1 year. Will there ...
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Visa from Italy and return from Germany

I am not an EU citizen. I wonder if I get a Schengen visa from Italy and a flight to Milan, is it okay if my return flight is from Frankfurt?
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Tax Refund with D visa (Italy): possible?

I am studying at a university in Italy with a D-type visa. Also, a few days ago, I received my Permesso di Soggiorno card, valid for 1 year. My question is, I will return to my country in May (non-EU ...
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Travel to Romania with only Italy type D visa (work) but my residency permit has not been issued yet

I am in Italy with a D type work visa for two months and I applied for a residence permit card, and I am waiting for the time to deliver my documents. Since my residence card has not yet been issued, ...
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EU-Schengen citizen getting Schengen stamp despite travelling with EU document, change in how rules are applied or just inconsistency?

I am a dual Italian, British citizen. When I travel within EU+Schengen+UK I usually carry with me my Italian ID card and my British passport (I leave my Italian passport at home, since it's bulkier ...
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Can one poop in a seatless western-style toilet? how?

I was recently in Italy, and I noticed all public toilets had no seat. This happened around Rome and Tivoli mainly restaurants and bars, and also mid-range ones that had comfortable seating and were ...
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Does Italy accept extended passports issued 5 years ago for a Schengen visa?

I am planning to apply for an Italy Schengen visa. I have a US Green Card, and I obtained my home country passport in 2018, which expired in August 2023. However, I recently extended my passport in ...
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For Wizz Air, is it cheapest to select "travel light" and add cabin baggage or checked baggage later?

I noticed the difference in price for "Pack & Save" vs "Travel Light" is €75 in this case. I am thinking that it cannot possibly cost more than €75 to add either a 20kg checked ...
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Can I take a boxed bicycle from Milan Malpensa to Zurich for a reasonable price?

Is there a cheaper coach than Flixbus? I ideally want to pay less than €30, and am looking for the Italian or Swiss equivalent of Megabus (which is often the cheapest option to travel by coach in the ...
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How can I set up a ticket alert for Trenitalia trains that haven't been loaded yet?

Around the December timetable change, Trenitalia is notoriously late in loading night trains between Sicily and Northern Italy (as The Man in Seat61 writes: The Milan-Sicily night train usually gets ...
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Can I sponsor my mother for a Schengen visa?

My mother is a housewife and lives in India. I am staying in England on a work permit. I want to take my mother to France and sponsor the whole trip for both of us. How can I do that? Since I have to ...
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Re-Enter in italy with Permesso di soggiorno [duplicate]

I was on student visa in italy I stayed for 3 months only in italy and got my permesso di soggiorno which is valid till 16 Jan 2024. My visa has just expired on 14th oct 2023. Now I want to travel ...
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Re-entry to Italy after expired Permesso di Soggiorno but valid multiple entry student visa

I hold a Type D Student Visa in Italy with multiple entry until 24 Nov. Italy issued my Permesso di Soggiorno with expiry of my original leaving date on 31 Oct. However, I've extended my stay in Italy ...
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Venice Airport Bus Tickets

I have to go from the Marco Polo airport to Mestre Teatro BNL.. This is around 25 minutes away. On Google maps, I see a bunch of busses for example Bus 15, 10, 25, 35. But how much each individual ...
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Coverage of ACTV Venezia Daily Pass

According to this website: https://www.veneziaunica.it/en/e-commerce/services?macrofamily=2&family=2 this is the coverage of the daily pass: ACTV 1 day Transport VENEZIA DAILY PASSACTV Public ...
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Eligibility Criteria for Rolling Venice Card

According to this site: https://www.veneziaunica.it/en/content/rolling-venice people betwween ages of 6 and 29 can buy a Rolling Venice card, which is valid for 72 hours. On the website, I don't see ...
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Italy passport validity

I live in the US and have an Italian passport. My passport expires mid-May 2024, and I am planning to travel to Italy end of November 2023 and return to the US mid-January 2024. Apparently, I cannot ...
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Drinking fountain at Lake Garda, Italy

I guess this (that I found at Lake Garda, Italy) is a public drinking fountain. Do they use public water or a local well at this Lake Garda drinking fountain? And, if I get the text on the plate ...
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Can you buy Colosseum tickets on site?

Related to : What is the official site to buy Rome Colosseum tickets? I will be visiting Rome in October from 19th to 23rd. Does the Colosseum allow vistors to buy tickets on-site ? That is, can I ...
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Traveling Outside Italy with an Awaiting Permit Renewal and Valid Student Visa

If i have a valid student visa and i am awaiting the renewal of my permit but i have the receipt, can i still travel outside of italy? Can i still visit to countries other than my home country? I ...
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Do the Raphael Rooms need a separate ticket?

I thought the Raphael Rooms, Sphere within a Sphere and Cortile della Pigna, were all part of the Vatican Museums. That is, they do not need any special tickets. I thought they are all included in the ...
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What is the official site to buy Rome Colosseum tickets?

I can't seem to figure out what is the official site to Rome Colosseum tickets. Is it this one ? https://ecm.coopculture.it/index.php?option=com_snapp&view=event&id=3793660E-5E3F-9172-2F89-...
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Where can I go to dance salsa in Sorrento, Italy, in September?

I’ll be on holiday in Sorrento for 5 nights in mid September, starting on Sunday 17th. Are there any latino bars or venues in and around the city centre where I can dance Cuban salsa (not LA-style), ...
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Free Museum Sundays Florence

Are Free Museum Sundays only valid for Italian residents? I live In germany and have a valid blue card permit. Can I still avail these sunday offers? If yes, do I need to book something prior or do I ...
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Fees for Fermoposta (Poste Restante) in Italy

I'd like to get a parcel delivered to a post office in Italy using a poste restante service, so I can pick it up when I arrive there. Poste Italiane's website seems to suggest (albeit through Google ...
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Italy entry information - Lost permit in Italy but I have renewal receipt

I lost my permit in Italy, applied for it again but since it was expiring they had me apply for a renwal. I traveled to my home country with a valid visa still but now I want to come back, I only have ...
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What do 'skip the line tickets' mean in Italy

I've read about many skip the line tickets- but someone told me- they only allow you to skip the ticketing line- not the security line, is this correct? If so how can you manage to skip long security ...
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Can I update my passport number for the Italy visa appointment

In the Italy visa appointment 1, I unintentionally enter the incorrect passport number. Can I change my passport's number 2? Or, can I use that appointment and have the Visa officers take care of it ...
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Can I join a TGV at a later station?

I've got an Interrail 2nd pass global pass. I also have a TGV reservation from Turin to Paris. Could I join the TGV at a later station (Oulx) using the reservation from Turin to Paris (Oulx is a stop ...
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When does a Schengen residence card validity terminate?

My wife has an Italian residence card. We recently moved to the UK and she has now been granted pre-settled status and accordingly got her UK residence card. While waiting for the UK residence card, ...
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What is included on the Frecciarossa Executive class?

I've seen reviews and travel videos where passengers on the Frecciarossa executive class order full meals and drinks at their seat, all at no extra cost. However when I look at the Trenitalia site I ...
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Flying to Venice (Italy) and driving a rental car to Buje (Croatia)

I have planned a holiday to Croatia in 2024, specifically near the town of Buje in the West of the country. We will be coming from the UK and the nearest airport from which there is a direct flight ...
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Travelling within the Schengen region either side of my long stay student visa in Italy? [duplicate]

I’ve gotten some mixed responses from the Italian consulate here in Italy vs. the Italian consulate in Australia here. I’ve been on a study visa for 6 months in Italy and my student visa is about to ...
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Can I leave Italy to non-schengen area while waiting for my first issue residence permit [duplicate]

I have single entry visa and I've applied for may residence permit but my fingerprint appointment have been reschedule after 3 months. Due to urgent circumstances I need to fly to my home country ...
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Florence: ZTL clarification

We are planning a trip for someone in our family. Part of the trip would include parking in Florence near Santa Maria Novella train station. There is a private garage right across the station, Garage ...
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Travel to Italy and Austria

I plan to travel to Italy and then fly from there to Austria later this year. Has anyone had issues getting through Italy when their passport has revealed that they are a registered sex offender?
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What is the validity of the electoral train voucher in Italy?

Communal elections are coming this month in Italy, and as an Italian citizen residing abroad, I have received a voucher for a reduced-fare return train ticket (a few years ago it used to be a free ...
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Turkish citizen, UK resident, business travel to Italy and Germany

I am an indefinite leave holder in the UK, permanently settled. I work in the UK. I only hold a Turkish passport though. I need to do a short business trip to Italy and then Germany. I have a 2 year ...
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Is there a reason why Pisa/Florence hostels are much more expensive around the 5th May?

I'm flying into Pisa on Fri. 5th may, and looking at hostel prices on hostelworld, I'm seeing 30-40 euro in Pisa and 50-80 euro (!!) in Florence. I'm used to paying 20-25 euro for hostels in western ...
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Schengen short-term visa - Business vs tourism if issuing consulate is different

[Time sensitive as I have my appointment tomorrow ] My Schengen trip includes 6 days in Croatia to attend a conference and 8 days in Italy for tourism. Initially, I applied at the Croatian embassy and ...
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