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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Schengen visa stamped on my expired passport with valid UAE residence visa

I am from Philippines working in Dubai, I recently applied for Schengen visa going to Italy, I submitted 2 passports as one of the required documents (renewed and expired since my valid UAE residence ...
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How can I pay a fine I was charged with in Italy while I am now in Budapest?

I am a student in Budapest. I was in Italy in Milano, and I bought a ticket in the underground to go to Sesto to catch my bus to Venice. Unfortunately, I bought a wrong ticket as I did not know that ...
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What countries can I enter with just a 1951 Convention refugee travel document?

I had refugee protection in Italy under the Geneva convention with a Refugee Travel Document. Except for Schengen countries, what other countries can I travel to with this document and don't need a ...
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Can I easily travel in Italy by bus/train without any prior reservation?

I am planning a trip to Italy this coming January. My plan is to land by plane in Roma and then go to France by train/bus stopping in some Northern Italian cities on the way, enjoying the architecture,...
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What is the best approach to getting seat reservations when interrailing in northern Italy?

We will be interrailing in northern Italy late July. We would like to plan as little as possible but we have a couple of hotels and bnbs booked already so we will have to be sure to get to each one on ...
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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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Buy tickets for Vatican museum online?

As the title may give you a hint, I'll be in a Rome for the first time. The challenge now - is there a website where I can buy tickets (with a guide included) for Vatican museums?
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US green card holder: Do I need a transit visa when my journey includes a flight within a Schengen country?

I am an Iranian citizen and US permanent resident. I'm traveling home over the new year break and I booked my flights with Alitalia like this: JFK -> ROME -> TEHRAN TEHRAN -> ROME -> ...
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Can I apply to France for a Schengen visa when I'd be there a half day more than other countries?

I live in the US (non-US citizen) and am planning to visit Europe for tourism. The only consulate that I am getting an appointment for is the French Consulate. My itinerary is like this: 1) 3.5 ...
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Unable to schedule a Schengen visa appointment through VFS Italy. What are my options?

I have to obtain my Schengen visa through the Italian embassy on the VFS global website. I am from Melbourne, Australia; my travel dates are in August, so the earliest I could apply is in May. I am ...
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Is there any specific conditions when booking sleeper trains in Italy

I'm planning a trip for four people in Italy this upcoming June 2016. I'm trying to book tickets on a sleeper train from Florence to Tropea and then Tropea to Rome. Going through ACPRail.com and www....
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Travelling to Hungary with a valid 'Carta di soggiorno'

My father is an Italian national and I have a valid Carta di soggiorno di familiare di un cittadino dell'Unione of Italy. I am currently residing in Turkey and I would be travelling to Hungary next ...
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How to get from Rome Ciampino to Lido di Ostia?

How to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Lido di Ostia by public transport? Are there any direct buses / trains? How much would a ticket cost?
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What unit of Euro coins/banknote does Rome use the most and what they don't accept normally?

I am travelling to Rome, planning to carry 200 Euro cash, so I want to know coins/banknote they commonly use, so I know what to carry. Do they even use 1 Euro daily? In other countries I know there ...
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Dolomites in September end using public transport

I am planning a 4 day trip to Dolomites, 2 days near Cortina d'Ampezzo and 2 days in Val Gardena in September end (25 - 28 Sep). I mainly plan to do these hikes: Lago di Braies, Lago di Sorapis and ...
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Can I travel to Schengen countries with only an Italian Carta di Identità?

I'm living in Milan and I have to go to Berlin this October, but my Permesso di Soggiorno or permit to stay in Italy will expire in September. Can I travel to Germany with just my Carta di Identità? ...
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Using buses to travel from La Thuile to Aosta in place of defunct rail service

Would skiing travelers be able to return from La Thuile to Pré Saint Didier and board a bus to continue down the valley to Aosta directly? Where is the bus terminal in Pré Saint Didier? Or, does SAVDA'...
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What if I did not validate an Italian regional train ticket?

I am aware that I need to validate ("convalidare") tickets for regional trains in Italy (at least those of Trenitalia). What, however can I do if I find myself on such a regional train with a good ...
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Schengen transit visa for a Sri Lankan [duplicate]

Does a Sri Lankan national who holds a valid US visa need an airport transit visa to transit through an airport in Italy?
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Going to Italy for 2 days then back to UK for 4 days then to France for 2 weeks. Which embassy should I apply to for my Schengen visa?

I've got a dilemma. I am going on my holiday to France for two weeks in July but few days before that I need to fly to Italy for 2 days. So my traveling plan is: going to Italy for two days then back ...
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How to apply for an schengen visa at the Italian consulate with invalid (old) F1 visa stamped?

I am in a bind. I have been invited by a University in Venice to attend a workshop in June 2019. I am planning to travel to Italy with my family. I used to be on an F1 student visa, but since ...
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Traveling to Italy, then France, then Spain. In what country should I apply for my Schengen visa? [closed]

I'm planning a trip to Italy, France, and Spain next year. I will be flying into Rome, Italy, and will be spending 2 nights there and 2 nights in Florence. Then I will travel to Côte d'Azur, France, ...
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How to pay for a traffic ticket I got in Italy?

So I got a fine from when I was in Italy in a rented car. It happened in Parma, and I was directed by the letter to their website. There I can see two choices of online payment, by credit card or bank ...
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Join the same tour by two people from different departures (countries)?

Is it possible for two people from different departures (different countries, I am from USA, another person from Chile) to join into the same tour group and travel together? We plan to travel to ...
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UK visa valid for the next 5 months. Can I apply for a Schengen visa?

I have migrated from India to the UK on a short m-term ICT Tier 2 visa. I want to visit Europe, and want to apply for a Schengen visa. However, my UK visa is valid only until August, i.e., 5 months. ...
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Schengen Visa application while my UAE residence visa will expire before 3 months from the day of departure from the Schengen area

I am a Indian passport holder who is currently living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). I am planning for our honeymoon (August 28 – September 14) with the family in Europe – Austria, Italy, and ...
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Unable to get an appointment at San Francisco Italy Consulate

I am only a permanent resident of the United states so I need to apply for a Schengen visa. I'm going on a guided tour of several countries in Europe with a large group and we are staying the most ...
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If you had only two full days to visit Venice Italy for the first time, what would you see and do? [closed]

Going with my sister (two healthy/active 60 year old women)to Venice for the first time in early September and don't really know what to expect. We will have two full days and a half day when we ...
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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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Can I travel to Italy with Bulgarian Visa?

I'm an Indian passport holder with Bulgarian Visa. So is it possible to travel to Italy with a Bulgarian Visa?
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Scientific short stay work (Schengen) visa in France but enter Italy first? [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa issued by France which is type C short stay scientific work visa (visa stamp has remark: scientific researcher), But i am looking to enter italy (Rome) and drive to France. ...