Italian Currency

Going on a trip to Italy and wants to know the name of the Italian money unit or just need to know how much is $1 American dollars in Italian currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local money in Italy, currency symbol, notes and more.


Italian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Italy Money

  • The local money used in Italy is Euro.

  • The currency symbol of the Italian money is .

  • The Italian currency code is EUR.

  • The Euro Notes: The Italian currency notes are made up of €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500.

  • The Euro Coins: 1 Euro is made up of 100 Cents. Italian Cent Coins go from 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2.

What is the best currency to use in Italy? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Italian money and use the local Euro as it is accepted everywhere in Italy. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Italy? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Italy (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Euro to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's important to ask for the the current currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Italian Euro before buying the Euro you require for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Euro Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Euro to British Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to check out the current money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Italian Euro before ordering the Euro you need for your up coming trip from British Pound to Euro Exchange Rate Today.