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Visas are not required for visitors from most of Europe,
the US, Japan and South America. For all other countries,
visas are issued on a reciprocal basis. However, it is advisable to
contact the Italian Embassy or Consulate. On request, a formal letter
of invitation can be issued by the professional organizer.
The official currency in Italy is the Italian Lira.
Exchange rate: Lire 1936.27 = Euro 1.00
Banks and Exchange
Banks are open from Monday to Friday,
from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm and from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.
Money can also be changed at the airport, in exchange
desks located across the city and at the main
railway station (Termini) on Saturdays and Sundays. Most hotels, restaurants and shops
accept foreign currency and major credit cards. ATMs are located
throughout the city.
The electricity supply is 220 volts, 50 Hz. Foreign appliances may require an adapter.