19–21 October, Milan, Italy

About Milan

Milan is located in the North of Italy and the capital of the Italian region Lombardy. With its 3.2 million inhabitants within the metropolitan area it is the second largest city in Italy after Rome.

Milan should be on everyone’s bucket list – it is a city with rich history and known as a global market for innovations. Internationally known as one of the world's fashion capitals, Milan attracts thousands of visitors each year. But that is not all, culture lovers will find what they desire in one of the numerous museums and galleries that show some of the most important collections in the world, including major works by Leonardo da Vinci. Foodies can enjoy their “Aperitivo” in one of numerous typical restaurants or in a traditional Italian bistro.

Conveniently located in the centre of Europe, Milan is also a popular place for national and international meetings and has become a hub for higher education and research. Thanks to its role as undisputed business and financial capital of Italy, it is also home of the financial markets and is the base for most of the country’s multinationals, making Milan a confirmed international metropolis.

Sights, arts & culture, gastronomy, shopping
Find out all about the sights and hidden gems of Milan you should not miss when coming to EUROSPINE22 here:

Milan has a typically continental climate with long and hot summers and low temperatures in winter months. The average temperature in October is 20°C.

Electricity & Time
The main voltage in Italy is 230V.
Milan is in the Central European Time Zone, one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Tipping is not mandatory in Italy but always welcome and usually 10% of the invoice.
Some restaurants charge “Servizio” for groups with eight or more people, in that case there is no need to leave additional tip.

Local currency & Bank
The currency in Italy is the Euro (€). Visitors can exchange currency at banks, exchange offices, airports or hotels.
Banks usually open from Monday until Friday. ATMs are located outside most banks in the entire city, cash can be withdrawn there 24/7. National and foreign Maestro cards (cash cards) as well as Mastercard, AMEX, Visa and Diners are accepted.
Credit cards are also accepted by numerous hotels, restaurants, shops and gas stations.

Useful telephone numbers
MILAN CITY POLICE: (+39) 02 77271
MEDICAL SERVICES: (+39) 02 34567
International Emergency Number: 112

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