Phone to Italy from other
To phone to Italy from other countries you have to dial
"foreign call" code (different in each country)
011 from USA, 00 from Uk and Germany
Italian international country code : 39 .
In Italy phone numbers are always listed as City
Code + Phone number as in 0577-1234567...,
so you have to dial your "foreign call" code, the Italian
international code, the city code and phone number.
From USA you have to dial : 011 39 0577 1234567...
Phone from Italy
to other countries
To phone home from Italy you have to dial :
"Foreign Call" code 00 (double zero)
country code (Usa = 1, Uk = 44, Germany = 49)
city code and phone number
Assisted International Calls to dial 170
( ?Collect? Call ) Italian and English language.
Country Codes : Usa = 1
Uk = 44 Germany = 49 France = 33 Israel= 972
Holland = 31
Ireland = 353 Belgium = 32 Denmark = 45 Spain =34
Switzerland = 41 Sweden = 46
Using Italian Phones
Attention: You have always
to dial the City Code number, even if you are in the same
Public telephones :
: All public phones accept 100, 200, 500 Lire coins.
A city call of a few minutes usually costs 200 Lire.
cards : Almost every public phone accepts phone
cards, which cost 5 Euro or 10 Euro. You can buy them
in every Bar, in tobacco shops and in other stores.
Please control exipiration date.
Cards phones : Many public phones accepts a special
phone credit card "Carta di credito telefonica" solded
only in Italy and not useful for tourist purposes. Other
credit cards are not accepted except at major airports!.
Pre-paid international phone cards are the best solution
Useful and Emergency
These numbers may be dialed from every public phone without
: Police Emergency
: Carabinieri (Police)
: Fire Emergency
: Medical Emergency
116 : ACI - Car recovery
and repair (also on freeways)