About Rome

Rome is the capital of Italy and the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of the country. It is a world famous historical and cultural city. It is the birthplace of ancient Roman civilization. It is nicknamed " Eternal " because of its long history and preservation of a large number of ancient monuments. It is located in the central and western parts of the Italian peninsula, on seven hills in the lower plains of the Tiber River, with a city center area of ​​more than 1,200 square kilometers. Rome is also the center of the Catholic Church worldwide, with more than 700 churches and monasteries, seven Catholic universities, and the city's Vatican City is the residence of the Roman bishops, the Catholic Pope and the Holy See. Rome and Florence are both Italian Renaissance Centers Today, there are still quite a rich Renaissance and Baroque style; in 1980, the historical city of Rome was listed as a World Cultural Heritage.


Also, in Rome, you can have a chance to see the famous windmills, churches and museums, etc.
Note: As for the final visiting route, please refer to the final program.

About Visa

Italy is a Member-State of the European Union and has signed the Schengen Agreement. While traveling within the E.U., you only need your Identity card. However, a passport is necessary for a number of other transactions, such as currency exchange, purchases, etc.
Visas are not required by European citizens from countries that are part of the Schengen Area. The Italy as a member of the Schengen Agreement, has abolished controls on common internal lands, at air and sea borders and allows Member-State citizens to travel around without a visa for a short stay period of up to three (3) months. However, keep in mind that airlines and other carriers require a valid passport and/or identity card.
Citizens coming from countries that have not yet joined Schengen Area may require a visa to enter The Italy. The E.U. visitors from these countries can acquire further information from the Hellenic Embassies or Consulates in their countries, or from their travel agencies. Before visiting The Italy, please consult the detailed information on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website and find out whether you require a Visa.
Kindly reminder: During your stay in The Italy, if you require a Visa, you are advised to have suitable insurance coverage for emergency medical or other needs..

Please note ICGET is not authorized to assist with the VISA process beyond providing the Notification of Acceptance Letter and Invitation Letter (after registration) issued by the ICGET Committee Board. The invitation letter will be issued after the successful registration. Should your application be denied, ICGET cannot change the decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, nor will ICGET engage in discussion or correspondence with the MOFA or the Embassy on behalf of the applicant. The registration fee cannot be refunded when the VISA application of individual being denied.

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