The Canonisation Mass of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will take place in St. Peter’s Square on 27 April 2014. See Safety and security
Over 2.5 million British nationals visit Italy every year. Most visits are trouble-free.
If you are visiting a ski resort you should take advice on weather and avalanche conditions before you travel and familiarise yourself with local skiing laws and regulations. See Winter Sports
There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.