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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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Traveling in the Schengen area without Italian permit to stay

I am a U.S. student studying abroad in Italy. I have my Italian visa. I recently had my fingerprinting appointment to acquire my permit to stay. I was told that I cannot travel within the Schengen ...
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Relaxation on validity of UK visa requirement while applying for Schengen Visa to Italy

Me and my wife (both Indian passport holders, living in UK) have booked a trip for December from 22-12-18 to 1-01-19. Its our wedding anniversary during the trip. I had initially referred Italy ...
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Is the Airbnb booking valid as proof of stay? [duplicate]

I'll be traveling to Italy with my family next year for 15 days (We're Brazilians) and we will be staying on apartments rented with Airbnb. I heard immigration will ask for proof that I'm staying in a ...
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Italian Ricevuta / Travelling outside of Schengen

I am a Turkish citizen who studies in Italy. My permesso di soggiorno (residence permit) is expired and I made an application for renewal. I have my ricevuta from the post office. I left Italy 10 days ...
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Is it safe to leave baggage in budget hotels Rome? [closed]

I'll be staying in Italy for almost a week. I've planned to stay at a budget hotel (~40-50 EUR per day) or B&B in Rome. I'll visit other cities using train and plan to leave most of my (and ...
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What to do on Christmas in Rome? [closed]

I'll be in Rome for 5 days around Christmas. I'm not a Christian and grew up enjoying this day at shopping centers getting free candy from Santa. In essence, I'm unaware of any customs or rituals. ...
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Double citizenship (EU + Non-EU) - How to get the “Out” border stamp on my non-eu passport without leaving?

I have a big doubt related to the Schengen Visa immigration border process regarding double citizenship (EU + non-EU), specially with its "Out" stamp. I entered Italy with my Brazilian passport (got "...
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Re-applying for Schengen visa to Italy after refusal [duplicate]

I am an Italian living in Egypt, and my (egyptian) partner and I are planning to visit my family in Italy for Christmas. My fiance has been rejected in July for very silly reasons, as his papers were ...
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Tourist visa Schengen Zone [duplicate]

Trying to find the answer to this but all of the people I've contacted can't answer it. So I entered the Schengen zone on June 11th and then left June 23rd. Now I'm living in Italy until December 8th-...
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What's the most convenient way to visit the Duomo when driving past Milan?

I'll likely be driving through Milan going from Bergamo to Turin and wanted to use the opportunity to visit the Duomo. Given all the warnings against trying to drive into the centre of Milan, what ...
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Can I travel outside Schengen and return if I have a D visa?

This question may be the duplicate of another, but I didn't find one specifically for Italy. I have a D visa (for staying more than 90 days in Italy), but I haven't yet gotten a residence permit. ...
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Where do you buy moleskin in Italy?

When we were in Italy, we started to get blisters on our feet. We asked several pharmacies for moleskin (fustagno according to the translator app) but they all shook their head. It's too late for us ...
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Canada to India via Rome, Italy [duplicate]

I am landing in Canada on my immigrant visa and I will stay here for a couple of days. Then I will board flight to India which has a stop in Rome, Italy. Do I need any kind of visa for the stop in ...
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Is travel insurance valid if the flight dates got rescheduled by the Airline?

AirItaly has some changes in their flight schedule and broke my itinerary which might already make me pay a lot to schedule other flights in my journey and spend money on hotels etc. But with regard ...
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Roma Pass from Termini to Ciampino Airport

Can I use Roma Pass from Termini to Ciampino Airport or should I buy separate ticket?
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What should I do if one leg of my travel plan is cancelled by the airline? [duplicate]

I have following legs of flight travel I have to cover in December: Delhi to Milan (MXP), Air Italy, dep. Monday 6am India time Milan to Rome (FCO), Air Italy, dep. Monday 5pm Italy time Rome to ...
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Frequent flier program for sport club

I'm in charge of organize flights for foreign players in my team in Italy. It often happens that they need to go in their country, sometimes with a very short forewarning (for example if they need to ...
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Day Trip From Paris & Rome [closed]

My husband and I are taking our first trip outside the US to Paris and Rome in January (Cold I know) and we are SO excited! We have 5 full days in each city which I know isn't even enough time to ...
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Can I travel to Dublin with a Permanent Residence Card ( issued from ITALY)?

I am a Lebanese citizin, living in italy for the past 6 years. I hold Lebanese passport and Italian permanent residence card. Can i go to Dublin for few days without a visa?
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NRI Travelling to Europe from Home Country

I am an Non Resident Indian. I am currently on vacation in India. My parents are traveling from India to Europe and I would like to travel to Europe with them. Is it possible to apply for a Schengen ...
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Parking rules for motorbikes in Rome, Italy

I'm going to travel Italy by a motorbike. This is my first travel long distance using this kind of transportation. What are the parking rules and norms in Italy (especially, in Rome) for bikes? ...
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Can i enter italy again? US student [closed]

I started my first year of university in italy in october 2016-june 2017, all my affairs(permit+grades) in order, went back to my residence, came back on the 15th of august 2015, during which issues ...
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If an embassy takes the passport, can they still reject the visa?

I had my visa interview at New York consulate for a long term Italian visa a few days ago and I was wondering if the visa is rejected they would give the passport back immediately or would they ...
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Transit visa for heathrow [duplicate]

I m going to Mumbai from Milan via Heathrow,with a Schengen visa C, my arrival is in T5 and connecting flight for Mumbai is T5, do I need a transit visa..
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Cover letter for spouse travelling with husband on business visa

I am going for a week on a business trip to Italy. I want to take my wife along with me. What visa does she need to apply for? And do you have a sample cover letter as she is not employed, and I will ...
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Will a Schengen visa refusal affect my border entry to Italy on an Italian national visa?

I have an Italy national visa for six months, starting September 10, for a student exchange in Italy. My girlfriend and I also applied for a Schengen summer trip before my Italy national visa starts ...
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Duration of insurance for Italy visa

The checklist for Italy visa from Mumbai states the following regarding travel insurance: "Covering travel period with coverage of Euros 30000 inclusive of a repatriation clause. Minimum 10 days ...
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Would the Netherlands refuse entry for a Schengen visa issued by the Italian embassy?

I have a valid multiple-entry Schengen visa issued by the Italian embassy in Thailand. I have a Thai passport. The visa is issued for 2 years. I am planning a trip to the Netherlands in the upcoming ...
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Is it common/accepted to bring a dog in Tuscany (Italy)?

I understand Italian people have a very different etiquette when it comes to dining etc. Would we be allowed to bring a small dog to most terraces/restaurants? This will be in small towns, not tourist ...
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Genova palaces and Greek Gods [closed]

In via Garibaldi 12, in the main hall, I saw 4 Gods: Zeus, Hermes, Athena and one more, which I didn't recognize. Maybe it could be Hera, since was looking at her husband (checking on him..). Who is ...
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Is it illegal to serve baby seafood in Italy? [closed]

It should, but what does the law say? In Greece for example, it is illegal to serve baby seafood of many species, following the over-fishing in the Mediterranean. So, is it illegal in Italy to serve ...
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Moved from room after bad insect bite, but what about the next guy? [closed]

I am staying in a hotel in Genova for three more nights. The hotel is prepaid by my grant, and leaving is something I don't want. Last night an insect bit me, and for the first time in my life I got ...
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In a restaurant in Italy, should I be seated when my food arrives?

I sat at the table, ordered the pizza. While it was being prepared, I decided to go to the bathroom for a short visit. An employee came (the griller) and while I was in the middle of my business, he ...
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I have an Italian passport, but I'm also British by birth. Should I get a UK passport?

I am an Italian citizen resident in Italy and I have an Italian biometric passport. The last time I had a British passport was over 30 years ago, when it got stolen. The crime was reported but that ...
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POI databases for France, Spain, Italy [closed]

Planing trip to Europe. Does anybody can share or point KLM/KMZ/GPX or any other format with points of interest of Spain, France, whole region of Alps and Italy.
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Is the bus Turin → Verbania working in 2018?

This a bus that goes from Turin to the Maggiore Lake area every sunday during summer months. The information about the bus schedule on the official bus company website is from 2017. I've seen that ...
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Dual nationality: travel to the US with only the American passport

I have an American and a Italian passport and I live in the Netherlands. I don't need a visa to stay in the Netherlands, because I am Italian. My Italian passport has expired and I have to take a trip ...
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Single-entry visa from the Italian embassy

I applied for a Schengen visa via the Italian consulate and got a single-entry type C ”stati Schengen” Visa as I am traveling to Florence on holiday. However I would like to visit my friends during ...
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Traveling to Prague for a university exchange as a student from Canada (for 4 months) although I hold dual citizenship as an Italian citizen [duplicate]

I will be traveling to Prague in September for a university exchange as a student from Canada (for 4 months) although I hold dual citizenship as an Italian citizen (EU citizen). Due to my European ...
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Should I apply for a Spanish or Italian visa? [duplicate]

I am Indian, travelling to Spain (Madrid 2 nights, Barcelona 3 nights) and then to Italy (Venice 2 nights. Florence 2 nights, Rome 3 nights). Which visa should I apply for?
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Enough money for Italy tour? [closed]

I plan to spend 2 weeks in Italy. I am estimating what would it cost to visit Florence, Venice, Rome and Sicily while staying at reasonable places (clean, friendly and helpful for a tourist something ...
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How can I hike the Etna on my own and then reach the summit with a guide?

My fiance (who will be my wife then) and I are visiting Sicily in September. We plan to reach the Etna's summit. From what I have been told, everything above Torre del Filosofo (about 2900 m a.s.l.) ...
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Dual citizen entered the EU with an American passport. What to do?

I am a dual EU (Italy) and US citizen, living in the US. I entered the EU through Rome and stayed in Germany for eight months. I registered as a resident in my German city. The problem is that I ...
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Is it possible for a non-resident in Italy to acquire the “Abbonamento Musei Torino Piemonte”?

This is a card that allows you to visit with free entrance lots of museums of the Piedmont region in Italy all year round. There is a similar card for Lombardy. I have read the information on the ...
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Original Permesso di Soggiorno for UK visit visa?

I know this question has been asked a million times with a million variations. But I never read anything regarding my query. I am applying for a UK visit visa from Italy. I am an Indian national, so ...
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In Italy, how to know parking fee before driving into the parking lot?

Is there a way to know the parking fee before driving into a parking lot in Italy? In many other countries there are boards with prices at the gateway, so you see the hour rates before you park. I ...
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Pula to Trieste by Bus - Immigration check?

If I travel from Pula to Trieste by bus with a valid multiple entry Italian Schengen visa, would immigration officers stamp my passport while crossing the borders in Croatia, Slovenia and Italy? In ...
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Can I have two Schengen visas at the same time? [duplicate]

I am a Chinese student in the UK. I just got my Schengen visa from Norway. They only gave me a single-entry visa, from 3rd July to 25th July, and I can only stay in there for 8 days. I will be in ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen Visa – can I enter the second time into another country? [duplicate]

I have a multiple-entry Schengen Visa issued from the Italian Embassy. I have entered one time from Italy; can I enter into any other Schengen country during my second entry?
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Italy AirBnb host asking for passport info and 2 off the books payment. Very skeptical

I'm an American and I'll be going to Italy in July. Is it common for my AirBnB hosts to ask for our passport information? My host asked me about for my passport info and the others who will be staying ...