Italy is located in the Southern Europe, bordered by france on the West, Switzerland and Austria on the North, Slovenia on the East. area 116 300 sq. mi.
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The Italian climate is moderated subtropical Mediterranean. The variety of climate is determined by extent by the length. On the north of Italy, in the padan plain, the climate is transitional from the subtropical to that moderated - hot summer (July from +72ºF to +75ºF) and cold misty winter (January - near 32ºF- 0ºC). The climate of the island part of Italy - Mediterranean, 2/3 years there clear blue sky, summer is hot and is dry (in July +79ºF), and winter warm and soft (from +47ºF to +50ºF in January).
Snow falls extremely rarely, with exception of the mountain regions of the Alps, where it lies on the heights more than 4500 ft. upto 200 days in the year. In the south of peninsula since March until October blow dry hot winds from the Sahara - “sirocco”. During this period temperature rises approximately to +95ºF.
The dream of any woman is endless shopping in Italy cities, indeed any woman knows that shopping this is not simple march on the stores. In Italy shopping is converted into the entire ritual! Purchases, selection, assortment, reduction, the visit of different commercial points - all this is entire science, master by which can only the one who it lived in Italy some quantity of time he understood that this is such - Italian march after the purchases.
To Italy, as a rule, they will go after the most diverse goods. Straw caps, broaches with the diverse variants of Venetian masks, well dressed china dolls and clowns bring from Italy. Here the wide variety of fur clothing grow prettier foot-wear. It is possible to find qualitative articles made of the skin (jackets, bags), clothing of Italian modellers, jersey, beautiful linen, porcelain, cut glass, adornments and bijouterie, souvenirs, frame for the pictures in the ancient style or the prepared to order copy of ancient statue.
Stores work from 8.00 to 13.00 and from 15.30 to 20.00. All stores are closed on Mondays and Sundays, part works on Saturdays only before the dinner time. Some central stores are opened twenty-four hour, but on Mondays - from 15.30 to 19.30, on Sundays also they are closedt. With the purchase of goods VAT (IVA, 12% to the clothing 19% to the objects of luxury) usually it is included in price, they more frequently separated to services.