Question: What are some Italian customs?

What are Italian values?

Some important values and aspects of Italian lifestyle are family and spending time with them, religion and maintaining Catholic traditions, and the pleasure of eating good meals prepared with love and dedication. Gestures and body language are important in the Italian language to emphasize certain ideas.

Should I tip in Italy?

If you are coming from a country where tipping is common, you may be prepared to leave a lot of extra cash behind when tipping in Italy. While tips are (almost) always appreciated, leaving 18-25% after the fact would be far too much. In Italy, the tax is built into the relevant prices that you see advertised.

What is the biggest crime in Italy?

In 2019, the most common crime in Italy was theft – the police reported about 1.1 million delinquencies of this kind to the juridical authority. The three regions which registered the highest number of thefts were Lombardy, Lazio and Emilia-Romagna.

What is an Italian attitude?

Italians are good people by and large. Generally in my experience, Italians are helpful, courteous, considerate and friendly – much more so once they know you. This certainly makes life in Italy a lot easier. Knowing Italian helps quite a lot too.

Are US dollars accepted in Italy?

US Dollars are not acceptable for payment in Italy or much, if any, of western Europe. Would euros be acceptable in the USA? Euros are available readily from ATMs with a card, provided it has a 4 figure pin number. Most ATMs in Italy do not accept longer numbers.

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