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How to Reach ITALY

By Air

The Italian capital, Rome, is served by two airports and connects Italy to the rest of the world. Alitalia is the national airline of Italy that links Italy to more than 100 destinations across the world. Several European low-cost airlines offer flights to/from and within Italy. The larger airports are, of course, served by the major European airlines, with Rome being the main international gateway into the country. Some of the important airlines providing Italy bound flights are Lufthansa, Air France, Qatar Airways, China Airlines, Emirates, and Singapore Airlines.

By Road

One of the cheapest and most scenic ways of reaching Italy is via bus. You may hop onto any of the Eurolines buses that regularly ply between Ljubljana, Istria, Slovenian coastal towns and Trieste. If you are confident of your driving skills and hold valid documents, you may consider reaching Italy borders via France, Switzerland,Austria, and Slovenia. 

By Rail

If you wish to relish the beauty of Italy, you may consider reaching Italy via Rome’s main railway station, Termini, that sees about 400 thousand travellers passing through every day. With the eastern European train route closed, the only way of reaching Italy by train is via Vienna or Villach. 

By Water

There are numerous ferries leaving from Greece, Albania, Montenegro and Croatia. Most of them arrive at Venice, Ancona, Bari and Brindisi. While some regular ferry services connect Sicily and Naples to some North African harbours.

Visa Requirements for ITALY

Italy is one of the participating Schengen countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Liechtenstein) that have agreed to allow free movement of their citizens within this area as a single country. A Schengen Visa is issued by the authorities to the interested party for travelling to and within the S...

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