Italy dips down out of Europe and into the Mediterranean like a lady’s leg firmly planted in a sleek stiletto, so it’s hardly surprising that Italians are known for their impeccable style and fashionable dress sense. Italy once had an empire that stretched across the globe. Today, it is home to the most spectacular churches, frescoes, sculptures, and Renaissance paintings in all of Europe.
Average Flying Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Time zone: GMT + 1
Spoken Language(s): Italian
Top Five Attractions
Sistine Chapel, Rome
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Visa (UK Passport Holders):
A visa is not required for British passports endorsed ‘British Citizen’ or ‘British Subject’ (containing a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the United Kingdom), nor for holders of identity cards issued by Gibraltar, and endorsed ‘Validated for EU travel purposes under the authority of the United Kingdom’. No visa is required for stays of up to 90 days within a 180 day period for holders of British passports with other endorsements.