General Information Plan your trip to Rome Our Rome travel guide includes all the necessary and up to date information about the city to help you plan your trip to make the most of your stay. Travel Advice Entry requirements for Italy. Find out what documents you need to travel to Rome and the rest of Italy dending on your nationality. Read more Health Insurance How does the healthcare system work in Italy? Is health insurance necessary? Make sure you are covered before traveling to Rome Read more Language The official language in Rome and the rest of Italy is Italian. Here is a list of useful expressions in Italian to get by during your stay in the country. Read more Climate The climate in Rome is Mediterranean and mild, with mild winters and very hot summers. Discover the best time to visit Rome. Read more Public Holidays New Year, Epiphany, Easter Monday, Labour Day, Christmas...Find out the bank holidays in Rome and Italy to make the most of your stay in Italy's capital. Read more Prices Prices for food, accommodation, transportation...Discover the average daily costs of Rome to determine your budget for your holidays. Read more Opening Times Opening hours in Rome are somewhat limited, and many stores close at lunchtime. Find out the opening hours of shops, museums and monuments in Rome. Read more General Information Travel Advice You may also be interested in General Information Although Rome is relatively easy to get around, when planning a trip, doubts and questions always arise. Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions answered. Travel Advice Italy is a member of the European Union (EU) and part of the Schengen Convention; therefore, the same conditions apply in Italy as in other EU member state.