Diving in Italy

Italy is the 4th most populated member of the European Union with over 60 million people. It had the eighth largest economy in the world today and ranks as the 6th richest nation in the world. Italy consists of 20 separate regions, five of which have certain levels of autonomous governing authority. It is also known for its beautiful, temperate Mediterranean climate.

Italy is a peninsula in southern Europe, famously shaped like a boot that is surrounded by three parts of Mediterranean; the Adriatic Sea, the Ionian Sea, the Ligurian Sea, and the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is gamed for its history, culture, and food and also features some of the best diving in all of Europe. It covers 301,340 square kilometers (116,350 square miles) and shares borders with France, Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland and two microstates that lie fully within its borders, Vatican City and San Marino. It was famously the home of the Roman Empire beginning in the 1st century and the birthplace of the Renaissance period in the 14th century.

Travelinformation for Italy

Languages it
Currency EUR
Timezone UTC+01:00
Tipping 0-10% / Restaurant Staff / Service charges are typically added to restaurant bills, eliminating the need to tip.
Network Provider Fastweb SpA, TIM, Vodafone
Dial Code 39
Electricity 230 V / 50 Hz
Power Plug Type C, F, L
Wildlife in Italy
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Commun Rudd
Bass
Pike
Carp
Trout
Eel
Perch
Catfish
Sturgeon
Crayfish
Snakes
Snakes
Turtles
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Whales
Sperm Whale
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Striped Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Blue Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Angel Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Seahorses
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Wildlife in Italy
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Commun Rudd
Bass
Pike
Carp
Trout
Eel
Perch
Catfish
Sturgeon
Crayfish
Snakes
Snakes
Turtles
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Whales
Sperm Whale
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Striped Dolphin
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Blue Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Angel Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Seahorses
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Pipefish
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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