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Varese province is served by many important roads and thus easy to get to. It is on the A8 motorway, with two exits.
The motorway network is as follows:
A8: Milan – Lainate – Varese.
A9: Lainate – Ponte Chiasso and Switzerland, passing through Saronno (VA) and then Como.
E62: which passes through Gallarate
A60: The A60 Tangenziale di Varese motorway is an Italian motorway which acts as a ring road around Varese on its southern side. It is managed by Autostrada Pedemontana Lombarda s.p.a.
Milan Malpensa 23 km, Linate 80 km, Orio al Serio 106 km
EU, EEA and Swiss citizens are required to show an ID card valid for travel or a passport. Citizens of other countries may require a visa which varies by nationality, country of residence, reason for travel and length of stay. Applications do not automatically result in visa issue. To check whether you need a visa to come to Italy consult the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Local currency is the Euro. For information on daily exchange rates consult the Banca d’Italia website. Money can be exchanged at banks, exchange offices, airports and hotels.
Single emergency number 112
No vaccinations or preventative medicine is required. If you are transporting medicines by plane you must bring a prescription issued in the last 30 days showing patient data, condition suffered from and treatment prescribed.
Lombardy’s health system assists and treats non-Italian citizens in Italy for various reasons, at both public and private health centres.
Emergency treatment is also provided at hospital Accident and Emergency wards. For further information on emergencies consult the useful numbers section. For information on how to access services consult the Regione Lombardia site.