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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Intra-Schengen travel in April 2021

Can I, as a citizen of Russia with a tourist Schengen visa, get to Paris (planning to travel further to Italy and Iceland) for a few days with a tourist purpose? I am in Greece on a legal basis, ...
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Work trip to two Australian clients - letters of invitation and visa extension

My friend is an Italian specialist who travels quite often for work; in April he'll have to go to Australia to fix a problem for Client A. The client has sent him a Letter of Invitation that will ...
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Can I travel to Rome, Italy with only Permesso di Soggiorno and Carta D’identità?

So for now I only have Philippine passport and Permesso di soggiorno, this April I will do my Carta D’identità. My Philippine passport will expire on 17th July 2021, i was thinking if I can travel to ...
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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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Can a Philippine passport holder like me (living in Italy) travel to Spain with only Passport and Italian Carta D'identita'?

I do have permesso di soggiorno but will only last 2 months, I just got it today 02/03/2021. So i was thinking and very curious to know if I can travel to Spain without permesso di soggiorno but only ...
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How late are restaurants open until in Italy? (Bologna specifically)

I am heading to Los Angeles in three weeks but I have an 8 hour layover in Bologna Italy. Unfortunately this layover is from midnight-8am. Is it worth it to leave the airport in search of some ...
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More than 90 days in 180 for Host Country (Italy)

I originally was going to post a follow up question on this question / answer but wasn't sure if that was bad etiquette. What does the spouse of an Italian citizen need in order to stay in the ...
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How can I check out the balance on my Vodafone Italy SIM card without a mobile app?

I purchased a SIM card from Vodafone in Italy, which costs €30 and includes 8 GB of data. Now I want to check the balance of my SIM card. According to SIM card wiki Vodafone Italy offers an iOS app. ...
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What street foods can I eat in Italy?

Sometimes I don't want to go eat at restaurants. So, What are the typical foods that are available on streets in Italy?
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Entering Italy: I've been in Greece in the last 14 days but I'm travelling from Germany, do I need to do Quarantine?

This document by Italy's Ministry of Health states that Movements to/from EU countries (except for Romania and Bulgaria) are allowed without the need of justification, therefore also for tourism, and ...
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What are the rules for renting a car in Italy?

I am traveling to Italy next month and part of my trip is to Florence. I would like to rent a car for the day to see the countryside in Tuscany. Some sites I've read say I have to have an ...
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Paranoid about missing my return flight home from Rome. What to do?

I haven't been to Europe in 11 years. My wife and I (and our 8 year old son) will be taking a trip to Italy this late November. We will be traveling from Venice to Florence to Rome. We will be ...
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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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Is standing actually illegal in Venice?

The Venice tourism site lists a bunch of rules. Okay, no swimming in the canals, and littering is also not allowed (duh?). But there's something baffling to me here: “No standing at any time” – ...
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Do I need to pre-register my foreign car to drive in Milan's Zone B?

Is there any obligatory online registration or some kind of paid front-window sticker needed to enter Milano's Zone B? There is an online service for car registration but I'm not sure if every car ...
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Re-enter Italy on Permesso di Soggiorno/Residence Permit receipts with Single Entry Visa

I have been in Italy since November on Employment Visa D-Type. When I came here and applied for first issue of residence permit, the date given to me was June. Due to COVID-19, my date has been ...
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Travelling within and outside of Schengen with Italian Ricevuta + biometric passport (visa free)

I am a Ukrainian citizen who is studying in Italy. Several weeks ago I have applied for renewal of my permesso di soggiorno, so at the moment I have expired permesso di soggiorno and new ricevuta di ...
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Using different passports in Italy [duplicate]

I am a professional tour director and my work takes me all over the world. I currently live in the United States but I would like to move to Italy. It will take some time for me to get an permanent ...
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Travelling to U.K with Italian Soggiorno Ricevuta

I am a student from India studying in Italy. My soggiorno has expired and I have applied to renew it. I didnt get the renewed soggiorno yet and I heard from the authorities It tooks another month to ...
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Can I travel to UK with Permesso di Soggiorno

I am non-EU nationality, but married to Italian nationality, and I have Permesso di Soggiorno mentioned (MOTIVI FAMILIARI) Is it allow me to enter UK with my wife as per subject 10,20 of law? or need ...
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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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Italian consumer law regarding refunds of accommodation due to corona virus travel ban

I had planned to be in Northern Italy next week and had prepaid the accommodation (apartment rather than hotel, paid by bank transfer rather than CC in full). With the travel ban in force I asked for ...
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Munich to Rome by train (avoiding tunnels)

I want to travel from Munich to Rome by train. There are several routes to take, for example Munich → Bologna → Rome or Munich → Bolzano → Rome or through Switzerland, etc.. I would love to know: ...
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Renting a car in one country and return it in another one (Europe)

I would like to rent a car in Denmark (Copenhagen), travel for a few days (less than a week) and return it in Italy (or in Germany, like Munich for example). Is it possible to do something like that? ...
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Car Rental at Milan Airport

I am planning to fly to Milan, rent a car, drive up to the Italian Lakes, and return the car the same day; around the first week of November. I tried to check online at the airport's website, but I ...
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Easy way to find out what's happening in Centri Sociali and other counter-cultural spaces in Rome?

Is there a website or similar that gathers all the (public) activities in Centri Sociali and other leftist counter-cultural venues, to make it easier for an outsider to find out what's happening on a ...
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Is it possible to catch a bus (or a jeep) from Bar Funivia to Torre del Filosofo (Etna)?

I am wondering if it's possible to get a jeep/bus from Bar Funivia to Torre del Filosofo if you are not booking a private tour? It looks like this is the fastest way to reach Torre del Filosofo, but I ...
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Is it offensive to the chef/host to finish all food on your plate in Italy?

I was once told by someone that in Italy it is offensive to the chef if you finish your plate of food clean. That you should leave a small portion. I'm not finding anything about this online. Is there ...
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Asking for tourist tax to be left cash in the accommodation

Traveled in several places in Italy, reservation made either with booking.com or Airbnb, and the hosts asked us to leave the tourist tax in the apartment before we check out. It's small, usually 5-10 ...
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Travelling to Italy from UK in Coronavirus Times

The information available online is murky and often stale. I was wondering if anyone has recently travelled to Italy, and can share their experience of getting in and out. My Chinese wife has just ...
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Problem at filling self declaration COVID – 19 Italy

Good morning. I have seen that, in order to travel from an Italian airport to a Spanish one it is necessary to fill out the following form: https://www.jet2.com/-/media/jet2/flights/pdf/travel-...
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Is this “warning for prostitutes” sign actually a real, official sign in Italy?

While browsing Wikipedia to verify what "puta" meant (as I kept hearing it in Spanish) I found this bizarre photo: I tried to find the address "31021 Mogliano Veneto, Province of ...
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Right to work in Italy for non-EU spouse [closed]

I am Italian and my husband is non-EU. We are thinking to go to Italy for under 3 months and work remotely from there. The question is, does my spouse need to get a "Permesso di Soggiorno" ...
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Could you walk on the Via Appia Antica from Rome to Brindisi

I really like walking and history. I checked that the via Appia Antica is still could be traveled around Rome. However, it ends abruptly on Google Maps. Is there a travel guide/guidebook that could ...
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Obtaining and holding 3 passports/citizenships [closed]

TLDR: Can my children have 3 citizenships/passports? Background In my mind I believe the idea of dual-citizenship, is an "agreement" between 2 countries, however this does not limit you from only ...
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Apostille two times of the same document with a translation added

I don't know what is exactly meant by the these document requirements: 1- certified copy of the high school diploma with apostille; 2- translation of the high school diploma into Italian performed by ...
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How reliable the public transport in Cagliari, Sardinia, 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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Travel agency told me my hotel is overbooked, what are my rights?

Since this question will probably involve some laws, I will state that I am German and I was booking via an online site which is mediating for travel agencies. I booked a hotel on May 15 for a one ...
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Public transportation between Agrigento to Syracuse

I want to travel from Agrigento to Syracuse. I saw possibilities in Trenitalia but despite the distance being short, it takes more time due to multiple connections. Is there convenient (and cheaper) ...
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Accommodation search in Italian Alps

Is there a server that aggregates accommodation offers (not necessarily only) for the Italian Alps? I mean something like Tiscover (which is mostly Austria focused and has very few offers for Italy). ...
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Does a Schengen visa refusal affect negatively Australian PR visa approval? [duplicate]

I am Iraqi passport holder living currently in Iraq with no valid Australian visa. I received an invitation to lodge my 189 visa and I am in process of lodging my PR visa. While I was studying in ...
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Can I enter France with an Italian Schengen Visa under coronavirus situation? [closed]

I understand that there will be some issues. I have got a single entery Italian Schengen Visa valid early April for 2 weeks. But because of the coronavirus, Italy is under lockdown, which means that ...
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Non-EEA Family Member of EEA Citizen Traveling to UK

I am italian going back to uk, checking on gov.uk it seems that she can come with me, she need article 10 residency card, what is it? Is possible for her to come with me in uk at the same time? She ...
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Travelling to Italy by train from Spain

Apparently flights toward and from Italy are being cancelled, I presume this is due to Covid-19 spread. Is still possible to enter from and to Italy by other means from Spain? train?
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Is traveling to Italy safe during the COVID-19 outbreak?

We're traveling to Roma this Monday and we're kinda scared with what is happening in the North of Italy with the coronavirus. A lot of news on the internet say that it's not advised but I feel like ...
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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 there a dress code when visiting the Vatican in Rome?

I've heard from friends who have been to Rome that you must cover up when you visit the Vatican as they have a strict dress code. What does "cover up" mean? I'm sure this wouldn't be a problem in ...
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Vatican spiral staircase

Can you view and photograph the spiral staircase at the Vatican for free. Or do you have to buy a ticket for the museum
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Applying for a UK Settlement Visa from Italy with an expired Permesso di Soggiorno [closed]

I intend on applying for the UK-Spouse visa from Italy. Currently my Italian Residence Permit has expired and I ahve applied for its renewal which would take some months. In the meantime I have the ...
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Can I travel from the USA to Italy with just an Italian residence card?

I am a Russian passport holder, who used to live in Italy but moved to the United States two years ago with my husband. I want to go see my family who still live in Italy. My Russian passport is ...

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