• Visa and documents

    Incoming EU, EEA and CH citizens are required to produce an identity card valid for expatriation or a passport. Based on their nationality, country of residence, travel reasons and length of stay, citizens from countries outside the EU, EEA and CH must apply for an entry visa for Italy. Submitting the necessary documentation is no guarantee of being issued a visa. To check whether a foreign citizen needs a visa to enter Italy, please visit the website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

  • Currency and payments

    The Euro is the sole currency of Italy. For daily exchange rates, please visit the website of the Bank of Italy. You can exchange currency in banks, exchange offices, airports and hotels.

  • Climate and temperature

    The climate of Cremona is continental: very hot temperatures in summer, very cold in winter with often marked humidity, due to the proximity to the river Po.

    The average annual temperature is 12.8 ° C; the average annual rainfall of 810 mm.

  • Time zone

    Cremona is in the Central European time zone, UTC +1

  • Health and safety

    The public switched telephone network has a single emergency telephone: 112

    No vaccination or prophylaxis is required to holiday in Italy. To transport medicines by plane, you need to be in possession of a medical certificate or prescription dated no more than 30 days before the date of travel, complete with the patient’s data, the pathology and the treatment prescribed.

    Foreign citizens visiting Lombardy for diverse reasons are entitled to healthcare assistance, either in public facilities or affiliated private clinics.

    In emergencies, healthcare is also guaranteed at the casualty departments of hospitals. For more information on emergencies, please consult the Useful Numbers section. For information on how to access services, please consult the website of Regione Lombardia (the Regional Authority of Lombardy.

  • Holidays

    January 1: New Year
    6 January: Epiphany
    Easter: may fall on a sunday between March 22nd to April 25th
    Easter Monday: Monday after Easter
    April 25: Liberation Day
    May 1: Labor Day
    June 2: Republic Day
    August 15: Assumption of Mary
    November 1: All Saints
    November 13: Sant'Omobono, the city's patron Saint
    December 8: Immaculate Conception
    December 25th: Christmas
    December 26: Saint Stephen Day