Air France: take a regular flight to Italy

Are you looking for a cheap flight to Italy? Air France flies to 26 destinations in the country, from Rome to Sicily, Milan, Florence or airports in Sardinia departing from large Canadian airports: Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, etc.
Italy is a southern European country with a population of over 60 million. Despite the country's economic crisis, it is one of the biggest economic powers in Europe, the 6th worldwide. The country was not politically united until the end of the 19th century.
Italy is a peninsula located in the center of the Mediterranean, surrounded by the Adriatic Sea to the east, the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west, the Ionian Sea to the south and the Ligurian Sea to the northwest. The islands of Sicily and Sardinia also belong to Italy.
The southern part of the country is especially volcanic (Stromboli in Sicily and Vesuvius near Naples). A large portion of the Alps covers the north of Italy, which is also famous for its magnificent lakes (Maggiore, Gardo, etc.).
For a flight to Italy, plan on at least ten hours of travel time with a six-hour time difference. For example, you can take a flight from Montreal to Rome, with a stopover in Paris, France. Some connections are handled by partner airlines such as KLM or Air Italia.

Enjoy the "dolce vita" in Italy

Italy is an extremely touristic country. There are so many sites to see, beginning with the capital, Rome , an authentic open-air museum, "the city with 1000 churches" that encircles the Vatican, the smallest state in the world and "capital" of the Catholic world, famous for its museum with a wealth of treasures, the Sistine Chapel and the immense Saint Peter's Basilica. Rome was marked by the Roman Empire. You may still visit the ruins, such as the forum or the coliseum.
Italy, and particularly Tuscany and Florence, were also the cradle of the Renaissance which loosely spanned the 14th to the 17th centuries. We owe Italy for producing geniuses such as Michael Angelo or Leonardo da Vinci.
There is also a very unusual city in Italy, Venice , the romantic city par excellence, famous for its canals, Saint Mark's Square dominated by the eponymous basilica's imposing bell tower.
You may also discover the very touristic Adriatic Sea, enjoy the luxurious charm of Italy's large lakes in the north of the country, or the relaxed pace of the south.
Of course, Italy, also means gastronomy. It is impossible to leave the beautiful country without having tasted its cold cuts, pizza, tiramisu and of course, pasta.

Travel to Italy: practical information

Once you have purchased your plane ticket to Italy, make sure that you have a passport that is valid at least three months beyond the expected date of departure from that country. As a tourist, you do not need a visa for stays less than 90 days. The period begins when you enter the country in the Schengen area, which has 26 member countries that act like a single country for international travel purposes. However, if you purchase a flight for Italy as a student or for business, you will need a visa.
Health services are good everywhere in Italy.
If you need to rent a car or reserve a hotel, you may consult our list of partners to obtain good rates.
The currency in Italy is the euro. Major credit cards are accepted everywhere, but not Canadian currency. There are many ATMs that are called Bancomats.

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