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Language: Although the official language spoken in Rome is Italian, travellers will find that many locals speak English
• Religion: Buddhism / Taoism / Christianity / Islam
• Currency: Euros
• Country Code: + 39
• Passport & Visa:
• All EU / EEA nationals will only need to present an identification document to enter Italy, due to the common travel area of the Schengen Zone, part of which Italy is.
• In the meantime, if you are a non-EU/EEA traveller wishing to visit Italy, San Marino or the Vatican, you will need to present the following at the Italian port of entry, in order to be permitted to enter:
• A valid passport or travel document. Valid for at least three more months beyond their planned date of Exit from Schengen and issued within the last 10 years.
• A visa – if they are subject to the Italian visa regime.
• Other documents such as an invitation letter from an Italian host, proof you have the financial means for a trip to Italy or a round-trip ticket, may be required from you. For more information in this regard, contact the local consular services of Italy in your country of residence.
Weather
Most would agree that the best time to visit Rome is September to November and April to May when the crowds are fewer, days are bright and sunny, and evenings are crisp and cool—usually only requiring a light jacket