Italy is part of Europe with main city at
Rome. Its Developed country with a
population of 61M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages
spoken are Italian. the Republic of Italy is the formal name of Italy It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~4.26 °C 🌧 ~77.15 mm 👨👩👦👦 61M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our travel advice for Italy. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in Italy.
issued date: November 3, 2019
Italy uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type F and Type L.
The languages that are typically spoken are Italian
💱 Currencies Used
Italy uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Italy (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.
Automatic teller machines (local name: bancomat) are very common in Italy. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Italy. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.