Rome Required Information

The official italy currency is Euro , One Euro consists of 100 Cent. ATMs abound, credit cards are widely accepted, and it’s a good idea to have cash with you as well.

Electricity in Italy conforms to the European standard of 220V to 230V, with a frequency of 50Hz. Wall outlets typically accommodate plugs with two or three round pins (the latter grounded, the former not).

If you are taking prescription medication, we recommend that you bring enough to last your entire trip. If you need medication while traveling in Italy, head to the farmacia (not the drogheria). The pharmacist may be able to replace your prescription drugs for you if you need more for any reason, even if you don’t have the original prescription.

Leonardo da Vinci airport, in the town of Fiumicino, is the main Rome international airport. Ciampino airport (pronounced “champeeno”) is the smaller of the two airports in Rome. Flights to Rome on smaller, budget or charter carriers will land here. The Rome airport of Fiumicino is about 40 kilometers (25 miles) outside of Rome’s historic center (literally in the town of Fiumicino, on the coast.) Ciampino airport is only about 12.5 km (7.5 miles) outside the Rome’s city center.

The Leonardo Express is a first-class only non-stop service linking Fiumicino Aeroporto with Roma Termini railway station in approximately 30 minutes.

An individual ticket for bus, metro, tram and trains inside the municipality of Rome is 1.50 € and is valid for 100 minutes. If you will be in Rome for an extended period of time, one can buy a seven day Metro and bus pass (called CIS) for 24 €.

alternative transport

Also in Rome are these popular transportation services:

  • Mytaxi
  • Uber

Normally a foreign visitor should apply for a Italy Visa to enter Italy.

According to Italy short-stay entry rules, the residents of 62 third-world countries are permitted to enter Italy visa-free and remain there for a period of 90 days within 6 months.

Citizens of Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, El Salvador, Georgia, Grenada ,Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kiribati, Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Samoa, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Timor Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Arab, Emirates, United States of America, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City,Venezuela , can enter Spain without a visa for the period of 90 days.

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