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Electricity in Italy conforms to the European standard of 220V to 230V, with a frequency of 50Hz. Wall outlets typically accommodate plugs with two or three round pins.
July is the hottest month in Florence with an average temperature of 77°F (25°C) and the coldest is January at 45°F (7°C), with the most daily sunshine hours at 13 in July. The wettest month is November with an average of 102mm of rain.
Recommended Vaccinations for Florence
Health Tips for Florence
University Hospital Meyer
Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova
Maria Beatrice Hospital
Baby Gear Rentals
Car Seat Laws
According to the Italian law, any time you sit in a vehicle fitted with seat belts, it is mandatory that you use them. Children who are under 36 kg (97 pounds) or 150 cm (4 ft, 9 in) must use appropriate child restraints.
The bus system and the tram are efficient ways to get around town in Florence. To book a taxi you will need to call ahead or find a taxi station. There are also several bike rental options within the city. For more information on Florence transportation, visit this link.
Other Things To Know
You are not expected to tip at restaurants in Italy. A service charge is sometimes added to the bill, ranging from 1 to 3 Euros, or 10% – 15%. If the service is exceptional, it is okay to give a good tip, although this is never expected.
Public Holidays in Florence
Florence is a small city and generally a safe place where street-smart rules apply. Avoid wandering around town alone, late at night, particularly in the Santa Maria Novella area. Stick to main roads and avoid narrow back alleys.
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