Italy is a country full of beauty, art and fashion, all these are mixed to give the country a magical atmosphere which captivates tourists from every corner of the world. From art to food, from stunning and varied countryside to flamboyant fashion, Italy has it all.

A country deep in history, it provides a great balance between sport and culture. Italians are passionate about their sport, in particular football being world cup champions four times. Since Italy joined the RBS 6 Nations in 2000, rugby has vastly grown in popularity. Skiing, golf and cycling are also extremely popular activities in Italy.

General Information
Capital: Rome
Language: Italian
Currency: Euro
GMT: +1 hour
Flight time: 3 hours
International Dialling Code: +39
Population: 60.5 million

Sports Available
Rugby (Sept – May)
Football (Sept – May)
Hockey (Sept – May)
Cricket (May – Aug)

Places to Visit
Lake Garda