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You probably know Italy for its good wines and food such as pizza and pasta. But each region you visit will invite you to taste culinary specialties as tasty as the others. Don’t miss the local markets, where you can taste typical cheeses, flavored olive oils, pestos of all kinds, sweet spreads… you’ll want to take it all home!

Italy also has a long and rich history that spans more than twenty-eight centuries, and you will discover it through its monuments and grandiose buildings, as well as its internationally renowned museums.

You could visit Italy every year and never get tired of it. All of its beautiful regions offer such different landscapes, from vineyards, to colorful hillside villages, to turquoise seas and mountains. The hardest part will be choosing which region to visit.


The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that you consult a health professional to discuss vaccinations for the following diseases: hepatitis B, influenza, tick-borne encephalitis, yellow fever and measles. Note that two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are required for flights from Canada and for crossing the United States border.


“Italy is a Schengen country. Canadian citizens do not need a visa to travel to Schengen countries. However, you can only travel without a visa for 90 days or less within a 180-day period. Stays are cumulative and include days spent in any Schengen country.” – Canadian Government

According to the Canadian Government, your passport must be valid for at least 3 months after the date of your expected return from the Schengen area.


The official language of Italy is of course Italian. It is possible to be served in English in most tourist places. However, it is still recommended to carry an instant translation application or a French-Italian pocket dictionary.


The official currency of Italy is the Euro. This currency can be used in most countries of the European Union. If you plan to use your cards at your destination, don’t forget to communicate the dates of your stay in Italy to your financial institution.







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