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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:58:43 +0100

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Required travel documents for Italy
Required travel documents for Italy: passport/identity card [...]

Alarm telephone number
Alarm telephone number: 112 [...]

Permissible concentration of alcohol in the blood
Permissible concentration of alcohol in the blood: 0,8 per mill [...]

Electric power
Electric power: 220V / 50 Hz [...]

Area code to Italy
Area code to Italy: +39 [...]

Stamps in Italy
A stamp which has been bought in the country which is a part of the EU can
be used only within the area of this country. Even if it has been paid for
in euro.

Sending a postcard to another country, which is also a part of the EU, you< [...]

Weather: There are wide variations in weather across the country. [...]

jesuit church in Rome
The church itself is lovely but the real gem here is St Ignatius rooms. These are located on the right before you enter the church. They contain a beautiful room with frescos and the saints robe, shoes and the room where he died. The whole thing is very m [...]

How to avoid being robbed
While traveling in any part of Italy, carry a local newspaper or place it in the dashboard of your car. Even if you don't look like Italian, purse snatchers and thieves will be less likely to rob you. Speak also as quietly as possible to your counterparts [...]

Queues in front of the Colosseum
Description: If you visit Rome and go straight to the Colosseum as many tourist do, you will end up waiting in a really long queue before actually getting to see the interior. Alternative: Since the tickets to the Palatine are also valid for the Colo [...]