Italian Lakes travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Italian Lakes with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for the Italian Lakes.

The town of Limone on the west side of Lake Garda, Italy © Panther Media GmbH - Alamy Stock Photo
The town of Limone on the west side of Lake Garda, Italy © Panther Media GmbH - Alamy Stock Photo

Italian Lakes travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to the Italian Lakes with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Italian Lakes - quick facts
Flight time 2 hours
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Italian
Currency Euro
Electricity C + F + L plug (230V)
Driving side Right

Why visit the Italian Lakes?

Considering a holiday to the the Italian Lakes? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

  • Culture vultures
    Culture
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife
    Nature
  • Night owls - nightlife
    Nightlife

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Italian Lakes weather

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum daytime temperature °C
Hours of sunshine (daily)
Days with some rainfall

The Italian Lakes weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Garda.

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Italian Lakes travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting the Italian Lakes from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around the Italian Lakes.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Italian Lakes travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to the Italian Lakes with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in the Italian Lakes, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Italian Lakes covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in the Italian Lakes with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Italian Lakes travel features

Do you want to learn more about the Italian Lakes? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in the Italian Lakes.

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Italian Lakes FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to the Italian Lakes including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Italy?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Italy. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to the Italian Lakes from the UK?

The flight time to the Italian Lakes from the UK is typically 2 hours.

Flights to the Italian Lakes

What is the time difference between the Italian Lakes and the UK?

The time difference between the Italian Lakes and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in the Italian Lakes?

The main language spoken in the Italian Lakes is Italian.

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What is the currency in the Italian Lakes?

The currency in the Italian Lakes is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in the Italian Lakes?

Italian Lakes uses electrical plug type C + F + L (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in the Italian Lakes?

They drive on the right side of the road in the Italian Lakes.

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