Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Italy?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Italy. In Italy, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Italy und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Italy
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FLOutlets of type LOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Italy?

Italy uses power plugs of type C, F and L. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Italy.

Country information

About Italy

Flag: About Italy

Italy is a country in Europe (Southern Europe) with about 61.9 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 301 000 km². The capital of Italy is Rome (2.9 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Italian, German, French, Sardinian, Catalan, Corsican and Slovenian.

The neighbors of Italy are Austria, France, San Marino, Slovenia, Switzerland and Vatican City.

TLD: .itCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +39Country Code : IT
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Italy?

The voltage in Italy is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in Australia. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Italy?

The utility frequency in Italy is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Italy.