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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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What visa type should I apply to attend a 10 day summer school in Italy?

I am from India and selected for a fully funded summer schoool. I applied under tourist visa, it was suggested by the institute itself and was rejected on the grounds that justification of the purpose ...
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Renting a road or mountainbike in Pescara region

I would like to rent a proper road or mountain bike in August when travelling to Pescar, Italy. All I have found online are either "normal" bike rentals, i.e. trekking or utility bikes, or ...
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Award travel to Italy, separate return

I'm American and I have enough miles on United to go from USA to Italy but not the return. Can I book the one way flight and then a separate flight on a different carrier for return (actually my ...
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How to get from MXP to BGY

I am going on a business trip mid June will be staying in Baveno, Italy for 3 days. The company is going to transport us to MXP (Malpensa Airport) where everyone is flying back home. I have other ...
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Are N95 and/or KN95 masks considered legally equivalent to FFP2 in Belgium and Italy?

In Mexico I can get KN95 and N95 masks, but FFP2 masks are only showing up as an import from the US and will probably arrive a day or two after I fly. Are KN95 and N95 masks considered equivalent in ...
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Early Roman and Etruscan civilization in Northern Italy [closed]

We are planning a trip this summer going to several locations in Northern Italy. Currently thinking of Siena, Firenze, Bologna and Milano. Are there any sights either in the towns or in any places ...
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Meaning of "Bus Privato" on bus timetables for Trentino Trasporti

I'm planning a trip to Trento and planning on making several trips there by bus - I've found some timetables on their website (example: https://www.trentinotrasporti.it/pdforari/extraurbani/linee/...
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Travel to Italy from the UK - Is the NHS COVID Pass sufficient to fulfil the Green Pass requirements?

I will be traveling to Rome, Italy, from the UK, within the next few days and thought to check the Foreign Advice page for Italy. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/italy/coronavirus It states ...
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Non-EU: Travelling within the Schengen without a passport because its held at the US embassy

I need advice on my travel within the EU. I am a Malaysian citizen, and I have an Aufenthaltstitel or residence permit to stay & work in Germany. I will apply for a US visitor visa (B1/B2) ...
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Can I legally remove my mask once my train cross the Italian-Swiss border?

Currently Italy has a mask mandate inside long distance trains. I am to take a train from Italy to Switzerland, where masks are not mandatory anywhere. Once the train crosses the border into ...
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Italy Green Pass - rapid antigen testing requirements

For a basic Italy green pass, do you have a supervised test or can you have an unsupervised self-test?
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COVID-19 tests for travel from UK to Italy/France

If you are unvaccinated, do you need to take a supervised antigen test to travel to Italy or France? Or is it a self test that you do at home?
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Advance tickets for Pompeii

Is it necessary to book tickets for entry to the archaeological site at Pompeii in advance (April 2022)? I find conflicting advice online. If it is necessary, which (of the many, many) sites offering ...
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Do layovers need to be concerned with the local passport laws?

I am traveling with my daughter to Israel from NYC on ITA airlines for two weeks. We have a connection in Rome (transit) for three and a half hours. We will NOT exit the airport in Rome at all. We all ...
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Can I travel to Italy with my permesso di soggiorno?

I have been living in the uk for 5 years now and I have settled status but I also have a permesso di soggiorno Illimitata from Italy. My husband is a Italian national but I am not. Since moving to the ...
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Travel within the Schengen area with Fiktionbescheinigung

I have a Namibian passport and I'm currently working in Germany with a National long-stay D visa which will expire early May. My appointment at the Auslanderbehorde for the residence permit card is on ...
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Can you see Putin in Duomo di Milano?

My friend visited Duomo in Milan, where their tour guide told them that a large number of statues and figures appears on Duomo. She asked which modern people appear there? Tour guide replied that ...
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Going to Cyprus for Internship then to Italy for MS [closed]

I am an Indian, (still in India without a Schengen visa) will be going to Italy for my MS degree in September 2022. But prior to that, I want to go to Cyprus (Nicosia) for an internship (like from May ...
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What visa type should I need for short-term visiting about a research project in Italy?

I'm a non-British researcher currently living in UK, I want to visit Italy for a research project with an Italy university for about 15 days. What type of visa should I need? I searched in ...
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In what language should I write my city/country name abroad?

I'm currently filling a Italian passport request form, but I'm at a roadblock My question is the following : I was born in Paris, France Paris, France is what is written in my birth certificate and ...
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What are the options to travel between Marseille (France) and Sicily?

This summer I'll be in Marseille (France) to see friends and family, and we're thinking about visiting Sicily afterwards. I'm actually weighing our options to go there with the following criteria : 1 ...
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Bringing two laptops from UK to EU and back, one bought in UK and one in EU Pre-Brexit

I've read different threads on this topic, but I'm opening a new one because my situation is quite peculiar: I want to take two personal laptops with me on a flight to Italy and then bring them back ...
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Transit visa for Italy when going to Germany

I want to travel to Germany, I'm Iraqi and live in UK with valid UK residence and Valid UK travel document. I found Ryanair has good price to travel to Germany. According to the list of countries that ...
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Never paid bus fine in Florence Italy - What will happen when I go back?

I traveled to Italy to study abroad 2 years ago and recieved a bus fine in the middle of my trip. I belive it was ATAF, the local city bus. I was confused on how to pay and got on expecting to pay on ...
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Travel to Italy from the UK

With the recent changes in UK rules and the amount of tests I have to take growing, I thought it would be best to get a second opinion on what I've planned: I am flying from Stansted to Treviso (...
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Travelling to Switzerland with covid-19 restrictions

To travel in Switzerland by train, today it is mandatory to exhibit a molecular covid-19 test not older than 24h. Given that the time I get the test outcome, is usually longer than 24h, how can I get ...
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Does Italy require a COVID-19 vaccination less than 9 months ago?

A friend of mine sent me this link to an official Italian government website which mentions (Google Translate translation): From December 15, 2021, the validity of the COVID-19 green certification ...
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Transfer from Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 in Rome Fiumicino

I am flying from London to Palermo and transferring in Rome Fiumincino. The ticket is for a both flights with the same airline - there is no hold luggage. Will I be able to use the duty free shops in ...
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VAT refund in Milan airport, where to do it?

In this question, it was mentioned that there are 4 tax refund places in Milan Malpensa airport, but that question is from 5 years ago so wanted to check a few details, especially because I have ~30 ...
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Does my Italian student visa allow me to travel within the Schengen area?

I am a non-EU student. I have a type D visa available for one year (multiple entries). My permesso di soggiorno appointment is after 3 months, so I only have the receipt now. My question is: does my ...
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Travel Insurance for Italy tourist visa

I'm applying for an Italian tourist visa in Japan soon (foreign resident in japan, need visa for travel). And the document checklist mentions that I need to have a travel insurance issued by a company ...
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Layovers in Italy and Ireland, are documents required?

I need to know what if any documents are mandatory when your layovers are in Italy and Ireland as a US citizen, but you won't be leaving the airport. My husband has a flight from Morocco to the US, ...
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Do I have to quarantine and/or taken another PCR if I have been PCR-tested negative but been in contact with someone positve in the preceding days?

I am Italian and am fully vaccinated with Astrazeneca-Pfizer, and I came in England for two weeks. So I'm just a traveller and not an expatriate. However, based on the help center, I think this is the ...
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Where did the Hungarian PM travel to & take this picture?

The Hungarian PM decided to upload this image to his Facebook: From other news, I know he is in italy. I am interested in the specific location. Could you help?
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Can you work remote in Italy for a UK based company with just a tourist visa?

I'm a UK resident and want to vacation in Italy for 2 months in 2022. I work as a software developer so i can work with just my laptop and internet connection. I want to work some days when i am out ...
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What is the name of this small town in Italy somewhere outside of Rome?

Twenty-odd years ago, my wife and son and I were lost in the Italian countryside somewhere between Rome and Venice (not a bad thing except we were low on gas) and we stumbled on a beautiful tiny town ...
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Italy (Tuscany, Lecce) COVID/quarantine situation in September ('21)?

What is the current/expected situation for Italy (Tuscany, Lecce) in September? How bad is COVID, specifically regarding quarantine/establishments being open for business? Assuming one is vaccinated.
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Mount Etna: from Nicolosi to Rifugio Sapienza on foot?

I will visit soon the north-east of Sicily (provinces of Catania and Messina). I would like to know if there is any pedestrian trail starting from the town of Nicolosi (CT) and leading to the lodge ...
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Do I need a Schengen Visa or with an invitation letter is enough?

My wife asks me if with an invitation letter from Spain his father (peruvian) can travel with us to Italy since we wanted to visit plus his father dreamed to see Italy. Here in Spain I know I can make ...
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Albania to Italy with interrail pass

I'm currently in Sarande, Albania and I want to travel to Italy with Ferry. I have an Interrail pass and I can't figure out what the most economical way will be for me to get to Italy. Does anyone ...
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Requirements when transiting Italy

I’m a Danish citizen looking to travel from Albania to Denmark transiting Italy. My plan is to fly from Tirana to Copenhagen with a 16hr stop in Milan. I have four questions: Is it possible for me ...
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Moving to Germany with an Italian residence card (member of an EU citizen's family)

I really need some advice about this travel document. My elder brother, who is 26yrs old, has travelled alone to Germany two months ago with his Italian travel document (picture shown). The purpose of ...
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Can I take a bicycle on the ferry from Palermo (Sicily) to Genoa (Italy)?

I would like to take a touring bicycle on the ferry from Palermo (Sicily Italy) to Genoa (Italy). The bicycle is a touring bicycle, i.e. fully assembled, cannot be folded and has bags on the front and ...
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Covid certificate for entry from Switzerland to Italy

Italy requires an EU COVID-19 Green Certificate for entry from Schengen countries. However, the Swiss digital certificate is not yet integrated into the EU system. The EU website says Phase-in period:...
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A photo on an old software package box

I stumbled on this photo, it's on the box of an old issue of a software map of Italy. I suppose the location portrayed is in Italy, anyone? "location portrayed" means that I'm interested in ...
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What do Italians call the striped doorway curtains seen commonly in Burano and elsewhere?

Is there an Italian name for the doorway curtains found especially in towns in the Venice lagoon, such as Burano? How would a local go about purchasing these?
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Can I travel to Italy after the my residency card renewal receipt expires? [duplicate]

I am from Bangladesh. I came Bangladesh in March with Ricevuta from the Permesso di Soggiorno kit. I thought I will back Italy in July but Italian government has banned flight from Bangladesh till 30 ...
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How can I set up a covid test for re-entry into the USA from Italy?

Context I will be flying LAX -> FRA -> VCE at the end of this coming week, and then back again a few weeks later. My understanding from talking with another traveler is that I need to have a ...
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Is there a regular ferry between Sicily and Sardinia? (first hand experience)

I would like to know from somebody, with first hand experience, that has traveled from Sicily to Sardinia using a ferry (within the last 2 years). Is there a regular ferry? And how regular (once a ...
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What address do I write in the Südtirol travel form when I'm changing location frequently (such as when backpacking)?

I am considering whether cycling from Germany to Italy may be feasible in the corona summer 2021 (fully vaccinated). Tourism in Italy is presently allowed. Among other questions, the Südtirol ...
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