Useful information



EU passengers require an identity card which allows them to leave the country. Non-EU passengers require a passport.
Further information:


Local currency is the Euro
Banks are usually open Monday to Friday from 08.30 a.m. until 01.30 p.m., and from 03.00 p.m. until 04.00 p.m. (depending on the city). Saturday, Sunday and during holidays are closed


Official language is Italian.

Vaccination and Health precautions

Compulsory vaccinations: none.


Travelling with pets requires to take an International health and country of origin certificate, in order to attest the pet ‘s good health. The certificate is issued by an authorized veterinary or by a veterinary from the National Health Service. The validity of the certificate is 30 days, it depends on the country. Good health international pet certificate must attest that pet has been rabies vaccinated more than 20days and less than 11months before departure (annual booster injection). It must also attest that pet is in good health condition. The date of the check up must be the same of the date that appears on the certificate.


To call within the city, from its outskirts or to another city, you need to dial the desired number preceded by the prefix. The international code for Italy is 39; to phone in Italy you need to dial 0039, followed by the city prefix (Crotone 0962) and by the number you are calling. For example: 0039 0962 ...
Public phones are found in bars, train stations, squares, etc. To phone from a public phone you need a phone card, in some cases a phone credit card. Phone cards can be purchased at tobacconists, kiosks and Post Offices.

Electronic equipments

Electricity in houses and hotels is 220V; two round pin plug. Travellers with different appliance should bring an adaptor and /or transformer.