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Send a Parcel to Rome, Italy
The capital city of Italy, Rome is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be aware when driving in Rome though that as a tourist it’s not for the faint hearted! Nor is it all recommended, horns hoot at every opportunity!
It also has a city within a city and is home to the Vatican City where the Pope lives and is guarded by the famous Swiss Guard.
Probably the most historic city in the Modern World, it is a city with much history and today has a cosmopolitan feel to it. It is a shopping Mecca and is also growing in status as a fashion capital.
The city is comprised of nine districts each with their own unique character, and they are home to 2.9 million residents with 4.1 million people living in the Rome metropolitan area. It became Italy’s capital back in 1871.
It has been home to popes Alexander VI and Leo X who after the middle ages helped to transform the city along with Florence into the centre’s of Italian Renaissance.
Examples of Renaissance culture include the 'Must see' St Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel ceiling painted by Michelangelo.
It's been home to the Roman Empire and the earliest occupation is cited as being 14,000 years ago. Key tourists sites to see also include the Colosseum, the Pantheon and the Vatican.
The city is well serviced by metro, trams and buses although getting around on foot is best once you are in the city centre.
The city has so much to see in terms of culture, museums and shops you will not be short on things to do.
Local parcel distribution in Rome is good and neither exporting nor importing should prove a problem provided the relevant import duties and taxes have been paid where applicable. Make sure paperwork is correct, as Italian bureaucracy is notorious.
Essentials when sending a parcel to Rome
It is important to bear in mind the following points when you send a parcel to Rome:
- Make sure the contents of your parcel(s) adhere to our prohibited and restricted items list.
- Ensure that you print and complete the necessary documents required when sending a parcel to Italy.
- Check for any customs charges or other surcharges that may apply to Italian shipments.
- Be sure that every parcel is securely packaged to avoid damage to the contents.
- Relax and rest assured that your parcel will arrive safe-and-sound in Italy when sending through !