Italian Standard Time (IST) is European Time Zone and it corresponds to UTC/GMT +1:00 hour.
Frequently Asked Questions
There is no tipping in Italy. Customers pay the exact amount that appears on the bill. Italy has a 22% consumer tax nationwide on all goods and services . All published prices (including restaurant menus, taxi fares, supermarket prices) include consumer tax.
In Italy the official drive is right hand drive. RHD.
Yes, it is necessary to pay at highway tolls.
AC line (main) voltage in Italy is 220 volts nationwide and AC frequency is 50 Hz. Power outlets are flat, parallel 2-prongs identical to North America.
Here is a normal Italian power socket. In order to access it you will need an adapter that connects to a typical American power plug, please find the adapter shown below. This is an example of what you will find in a Hotel; the same size is also what you will have in the camping area (if you have requested for electricity)
Visitors from EU countries must have a valid national ID card to enter Italy. Visitors from other countries must have a valid passport.
All foreigners intending to enter Italy must provide the documentation required to justify the reasons and duration of their stay as well as (in some prescribed cases) the availability of adequate economic means and lodging. In some cases you will need a visa, application for which can be made at the Italian Diplomatic and Consular Representations in your country of residence.