To make your trip enjoyable and comfortable we advise you to pack clothing suitable for the season. Don’t worry, however, if you have forgotten something because you’re in the great capital of fashion and shopping!

Visas and documents

All foreign citizens who wish to enter Italy are required to provide documentation justifying the reasons for entry and the duration of stay, plus, in certain cases, proof of availability of adequate financial means and housing arrangements.

Currency and payments, tax-free

The currency currently in circulation in Italy is the Euro. Find info on currency exchange, ATMsbanks and tax-free.

Climate and temperature

The climate in Milano is typically continental; it is characterized by long, hot summers and low winter temperatures that can result in snow cover.

The distance from the sea does not generate humidity and consequently, rainfall is generally limited. Average days in Milano are mostly stable with a temperate climate.


Average temperatures in the city range from 0/ +5 ° C in January to + 20/+ 30 °C in July. Winter in Milano is generally quite cold.

The summers are hot and humid with some milder days.


The median monthly rainfall indicates that precipitation is abundant and well-distributed throughout the year. Peak rainfall occurs between October and November with minimum amounts registered in January and February.

Time Zone

Milano is in the Central European Time Zone, one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.

Daylight saving time, when the clocks go forward 1 hour, lasts from the last Sunday in March until the last Sunday in October.

Health care and insurance

Here you can find information on vaccinations and medicines, health care, pharmacies and travelling with animals.

Public holidays

Here you can find a list of the main Italian public holidays, public transport services during the holidays and the main events that take place in the city.

Useful information when in Milano

Already in Milano? Here you can find answers to all your questions.