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  • Zingaro National Reserve - Sicily, Italy

    Endemic Plants & Pebble Beaches - Explore the Zingaro National Reserve Stretching over 10Km along the coast between Scopello and San Vito lo Capo is the fascinating Zingaro National Reserve in Sicily, Italy. The coastline in the area becomes rugged, rocky and in some places, stunning. The area was established in…
  • Rabbit Beach Sicily - A Beautiful Beach

    Rabbit Beach Sicily, Italy - Dip your Toes in the Clear Waters.

    One of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Rabbit Beach Sicily is a wonderful place to visit and enjoy. The calm crystal clear waters and the glittering white sand are truly awesome and very inviting.

  • Pompei, Italy - A City Buried Beneath the Dust

    Beauty found within a Tragedy - Explore Pompei Ruins of an ancient Roman City, Pompei is preserved under the volcanic ash of the Mount Vesuvius. Pompei was a flourishing city at one time and was home to wealthy Romans as well as being a popular holiday destination. The city was struck…
  • 5 Interesting Facts about Grand Canal in Venice

    Interesting facts on the Grand Canal, the largest canal in the city of Venice Locally called as Canalazzo, the Grand Canal is the largest canal in the city of Venice. The Grand Canal meanders across the city in an S-shape from the Saint Mark Basin at one end to a lagoon…
  • Massimo Theatre - One of the Largest Theatres in Europe

    The largest theatre, not only in Italy, but also one of the largest theatres in Europe  The Massimo Theatre or the Teatro Massimois the largest theatre not only in Italy but also one of the largest theatres in Europe. Located on the Piazza Verdi in Palermo, Sicily, the theatre was dedicated…
  • Muslim Travelers in Italy will love Mount Etna!

    Mount Etna is a breathtaking attraction and a must-visit for Muslims in Italy! Mount Etna is the highest mountain in Sicily, Italy, and one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Mount Etna is located on the eastern coast of Sicily close to the cities of Messina and Catania. The…
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Italy Info



Located in Southern Europe, Italy comprises a number of islands. The country has a total area of 301,230 km².


A population of close to 60,700,000. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population


Highly diverse, the climate of Italy can range from humid and hot to wet and snowy depending on the location.


Italian is the official language. English is widely spoken as well.


UTC +1
Summer: UTC +2


Government Offices: 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM & 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Monday to Friday.

Shops in Italy are usually open from 9 AM to 1 PM and 3 PM to 7.30 PM, Monday to Saturday.

New Years: January 1st
Epiphany: January 6th
Labour Day: May 1st
Republic Day: June 2nd
Christmas Day: December 25th


Italian Lira


12  - Telephone Directory Assistance Number
112 - Carabinieri
113 - Emergency Police Help Number (also ambulance and fire)
115 - Fire Department
116 - A.C.I. (Italian Automobile Club) road assistance.
118 - Medical Emergencies


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