Traveling to Levanto or Italy for the first time? If so, there are a few important pieces of information to know prior to leaving home.

Anyone traveling to Levanto or anywhere in Italy for the first time must have a valid visa and/or passport. There is, however an exception for European Union Residents. Residents of any country included in the European Union do not need a visa to enter Italy . A valid identification card or a passport is sufficient for entry.

Anyone traveling to Levanto from any country outside of the European Union must bring either a valid travel visa AND/OR a valid passport – depending on the specific home country. For information on exactly which travel documents are necessary, it’s essential to contact the Italian Embassy in any traveler’s home country.

The form of currency that is used in Levanto is the Euro. This is the same currency that is used in every country that is a member of the European Union.

Currency can be exchange in the airport, in banks, and in Italian money exchange offices.

Most tourists prefer to pay for most purchases using a credit card. Almost all places of business in Levanto accept credit cards. Using a credit card often ensures a good exchange rate, and is also safer than carrying a lot of cash while on vacation.