Important Websites for Information in Italy

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Important Websites for Information in Italy

Postby Roby » Sat Mar 24, 2007 8:45 pm

Obtaining Citizenship in Italy
http://www.impariamo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=28

How to obtain Dual Citizenship in Italy
http://www.myitaliancitizenship.com/

American Embassy in Italy

The U.S. Embassy in Rome is located at Via Veneto 119a The U.S. Consulates are located in the following Italian cities: Florence, at Lungarno Amerigo Vespucci 38. Milan, at Via Principe Amedeo 2/10. Naples, at Piazza Della Repubblica. Information about threats to American citizens, including the Department of State's World Wide Caution is available on the Internet at http://travel.state.gov. For further information regarding travel to Italy, please consult the Department of State's latest Consular Information Sheet for Italy, which is available on the Internet at http://travel.state.gov, and the U.S. Mission Italy web page at www.usembassy.it (click on "embassy and consulates"). In addition to information on the Internet, U.S. travelers may hear recorded information by calling the Department of State in Washington, D.C. at 202-647-5225 from their touch-tone telephone, or receive information by automated telefax by dialing 202-647-3000 from their fax m!


Italian Embassy Website
http://www.italyemb.org


Here's the North American site for the Italian State Tourist Board:
http://www.italiantourism.com/

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Postby Roby » Sun Mar 25, 2007 6:48 pm

Codice Fiscale
I found some information about codice fiscale in the
site
www.stranieriinitalia.it.

This site (among others)
http://www.netgalaxy.it/codicefiscale.htm
allows you to create your codice fiscale ...

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Postby Roby » Sun Mar 25, 2007 7:55 pm

Train strike information
http://www.commissionegaranziasciopero.it/

(Check at the hotel rerception desk in the evening to find out about scheduled strikes that might affect travel plans for the next day-especially transportation and bank strikes).

Train information
http://www.fs-on-line.com
http://www.ferrovie.it
http://www.trainitalia.com

Railway Timetable
http://www.dicea.unifi.it/ie.htm

Rail Europe - Railroad Passes and Information
Also telephone at 888-382-7245
http://www.raileurope.com
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Postby Roby » Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:10 pm

Locating Cybercafes in Italy.

http://cybercaptive.com
http://made-in-italy.com/travel/cybercafes/index.htm
http://www.indranet.com/potpourri/links ... eint2.html

It is getting easier and easier to find Internet cafes and clubs in Italy. Some, among many:

Directory of the Italian Internet Cafes
http://www.ecs.net/cafe/
http://cafe.ecs.net/map.htm

Cybercafes Guide
http://www.netcafeguide.com/textindex.htm

TheNetGate
http://www.thenetgate.it

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Postby Roby » Sun Mar 25, 2007 9:43 pm

Teaching English as a Foreign Language :CELTA
certificate
http://www.cambridge-efl.org/teaching/celta/index.cfm

Those interested in knowing more about Italian
language certificates may go here:


http://www.educational.rai.it/ioparloit ... e/enti.htm

These certificates can be also taken at many of the
"Istituto Italiano di Cultura" ruled by the Italian
Foreign Ministery around the world.

Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language (CILS)
(Equivalent to the TOEFL for English)

http://www.unistrasi.it/inglese/certif/

http://impariamo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2003
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Postby Roby » Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:22 pm


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Postby Roby » Sun Mar 25, 2007 10:33 pm

Checking the Weather in Italy
http://www.weatherchannel.com

Travel Health Online
http://www.tripprep.com

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Postby Roby » Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:56 pm

TELEPHONE
The prefix for Italy is 39, the prefix for Rome is 06. NEW! The phone company has changed things - even when making local calls you must first dial the area code (06 for Rome) and when calling Italy from abroad you must place a zero (0) after the 36 for the country code. Public phones take tokens, coins, and phone cards which can be bought at tobacco stores (don't forget to remove the card before you leave).






Emergency Telephone Numbers
1240 Phone Directory Assistance
112 for Carabinieri's service
113 for Emergency Police Help
115 for the Fire Department
116 for the A.C.I. (Italian Automobile Club)
- for road side assistance
118 for Medical Emergencies
176 International Inquires



Public Telephones
Public telephones are available throughout Italy. Either local or international calls require the use of a phone card (Carta Telefonica) which may be purchased at any newsstand, tobacco shop or "bar"(coffee shop).

Long distance Calls (Interurbana)
Both local and long distance call require the proper area code before dialling the number. Ex: to place a call within Rome you must dial 06 + phone number.
To call Rome from Florence : 06 + phone number; to call Florence from Rome : 055 + phone number.
When calling a cellular phone, drop the zero of the area code, ex: 397 + phone number of the cellular.
To call USA or Canada from Italy: 001+area code+ phone number.

Area Code (Prefisso Telefonico)
Following are the area code numbers for some of the principal cities of Italy.

Ancona 071 Cagliari 070 Messina 090 Rome 06
Aosta 0165 Campobasso 0874 Milan 02 Siena 0577
Bari 080 Catania 095 Naples 081 Turin 011
Bergamo 035 Catanzaro 0961 Palermo 091 Trento 0461
Bologna 051 Florence 055 Perugia 075 Trieste 040
Bolzano 0471 Genoa 010 Pisa 050 Venice 041
Brescia 030 L'Aquila 0862 Potenza 0971 Verona 045
Brindisi 0831 Livorno 0586 Reggio C. 0965


Country Direct Service
From phones in major cities, to connect to a US long distance service, dial:
1721011 for AT&T
1721022 for MCI
1721877 for US Sprint

The numbers above work for Rome, Milan, Florence, Naples, Venezia, Torino, Catania, Vicenza, Livorno, Olbia, Bologna, Brindisi, Cosenza, Formia, Genova, Latina, Padova, Palermo, Perugia, Pescara, Pordenone, Pisa, and Trieste.

When calling from pay telephones, just insert the prepaid card. You automatically reach an operator in the country of destination, avoiding all language difficulty.

Canada can be reached by dialing 1721001.
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Postby Roby » Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:58 pm

Postal Service
General Delivery Service
Mail can be addressed c/o Post Office by adding "FERMO POSTA" after the name of the town. The addressee can claim mail at the Central Post Office upon identification by passport.

Example:
Mr. John Smith
c/o Ufficio Postale Centrale
FERMO POSTA
00187 Rome, Italy

Stamps
Stamps may be purchased only at tobacco shops and at the Post Office. Always check at the counter for the exact fare to the country of destination

Post Office Hours
Post Offices are generally open from 8.00 am - 1.30/2.00 pm from Monday to Friday, Saturday 8.00-11.45 am . Some counters (e.g. registered mail, telegrams, etc.) have different hours and in the main cities they may also open in the afternoon. Information about postal services can be obtained by dialling 160. Stamps (francobolli) can be obtained in any post office and any appointed tobacconist.

www.poste.it

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Postby Roby » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:26 pm

Help with locating Italian documents and translating Italian documents

http://impariamo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=23712
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Postby Roby » Sat Aug 09, 2008 3:18 pm

Italian Health Insurance discussion

http://impariamo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3131
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