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Italy

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Airport Information

Name of airport: Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Ciampino Airport
Distance to city: 35 km
Transportation between airport and city:
  • Taxi
    • fare: ~ITL 70,000
  • Trains
    • fare: ~ITL 7,000
    • frequency: every 20 min
Name of airport: Fiumicino
Distance to city: 10 km
Transportation between airport and city:
  • Taxi
    • fare: ~ITL 70,000
  • Trains
    • fare: ~ITL 7000 - 13000

Flying hours from Hong Kong on direct flights

15 hours

Visa

Not required for HK passport holders for a stay less than 3 months
Required for Hong Kong Certificate of Identity( CI ) holders
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Customs allowance

200 cigarettes / 50 cigars / 100 cigarillos / 250 grammes of tobacco
2 Litres of still wines and 1 litr of spirits of an alcoholic strength exceeding 22 vol.,
or 2 litres of liqueur wines,
or sparkling wines / aperitive and similar spirit beverages of an alcoholic strength not exceeding 22 vol.
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Currency

Italian Lire (ITL)
Approximately ITL100=HK$0.5005=US$0.064
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Time Zone

GMT: + 2, or + 1 from September 24 to March 30
Difference from Hong Kong: - 6, or - 7 from September 24 to March 30

Transportation

Trains
Bus
Taxis

Tourist Attraction

Quirinale Palace
Colosseo
Museums in Italy
Vatican Museums
National Museum of Castel S. Angelo
Villa Giulia Etruscan National Museum
Terme Di Caracalla
S. Pietro Al Vaticano
S. Giovanni in Laterano
S. Lorenzo Fuori Le Mura
S. Maria Maggiore
S. Paolo Fuori Le Mura
S. Pietro in Vincoli
S. Andrea Della Valle

Weather

Jan - Mar: 11-15 C
Apr - Jun: 19 - 28 C
Jul - Sep: 26 - 30 C
Oct - Dec: 13 - 22 C
Temperature - Five Day City Forcast
Precipitation - Five Day City Forcast

Language

Official Languages: Italian
Language of Business and Administration: Italian and English

Electricity

220 volts, 50 cycles AC

Emergency and Useful Tel. No.

S.O.S. Worldwide Alarm Centres: Please click here
Ente Nazionale Italiano Per Li Turismo (E.N.I.T.): 497122
Police, Fire and ambulance: 113

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