FCO Travel Advice for - Italy

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  • There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

  • Local public transport strikes may affect travel at short notice. On Friday 22 March and Monday 25 March 2013 transport strikes are due to take place. See Pre-planned strikes.

  • Over 2.5 million British nationals visit Italy every year. Most visits are trouble-free. See Consular assistance statistics.

  • If you are visiting a ski resort you should take advice on weather and avalanche conditions before you travel and familiarise yourself with local skiing laws and regulations. See Winter Sports.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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