Over 2.5 million British nationals visit Italy every year. Most visits are trouble-free.
Demonstrations may occur with little or no warning in cities, including Milan which is hosting the Milan Expo until October 2015. You should avoid any protests, political gatherings, or marches.
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.