There will be no change to the rights and status of EU nationals living in the UK, nor UK nationals living in the EU, while the UK remains in the EU.

If you’re 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. For more information about the avalanche risk, visit the European Avalanche Warning Service website. See Safety and security.

Fires remain a risk throughout the summer. Forest fires are highly dangerous and unpredictable; check with local authorities if you’re considering travelling to affected areas. Take care when visiting or driving through woodland areas and report fires to the emergency services. You can also visit the website of the Civil Protection Department.

If you need to contact the emergency services, call 112 (police), 118 (ambulance) or 115 (fire). For severe weather warnings, visit the European Meteorological Services website

Several strong earthquakes were felt in central Italy in 2016 and 2017. For more about what to do before, during, and after an earthquake visit the Italian Civil Protection website.

Demonstrations may occur with little or no warning in cities. You should avoid any protests, political gatherings, or marches.

Approximately 3 million British nationals visit Italy every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Italy. You should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities. See Terrorism

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

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.