Pizza, Pasta & Romans
Italy, a European country with a long Mediterranean coastline, has left a powerful mark on Western culture and cuisine. Its capital, Rome, is home to the Vatican as well as landmark art and ancient ruins. Other major cities include Florence, with Renaissance masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s “David” and Brunelleschi’s Duomo; Venice, the city of canals; and Milan, Italy’s fashion capital. See Italy with help from Wyld Family Travel’s detailed Italy travel guides.
In Italy, they drive on the right-hand side of the road. You can pick up a rental car at any major airport in the country. Italy has an efficient system of public transport in major cities and high-speed rail networks to get you around the country.
The bill for restaurants and bars are 4% higher than the E.U average. A meal at a mid-priced restaurant should cost around €15, while coffee will set you back at €1.40 and a loaf of bread €1.60.
The official currency of Italy is the Euro. The Euro comes in €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500 banknotes Debit and credit cards are accepted widely. We suggest using a Wise card to cut down on high international withdrawal fees.
On average accommodation in Italy for one person is around €65 per night at a hotel. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Italy is €130. In smaller towns, the price can be much lower.
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