Visit Italy, taking in Rome, Florence and Milan, and the experience is yours. Italy combines art history and contemporary fashion with stunning natural landscapes.
Language: Italian is the official language. Dialects are spoken in different regions. German and Ladin are spoken in the South Tyrol region. French is spoken in all the border areas from the Riviera to the area north of Milan. German is spoken around the Austrian border. English, French and German are also spoken in the biggest cities and in tourism and business circles.
Electricity: 230 volts AC, 50Hz.
Climate: Summer is hot, especially in the south. Spring and autumn are mild with fine, sunny weather. Winter in the south is much drier and warmer than in northern and central areas. Mountain regions are colder with heavy winter snowfalls.