Italy's currency is the Euro. The most common credit cards accepted are Mastercard and Visa.
Eating out is at a reasonable price as you can get a 3-course meal from 12 and the famous Italian pizza from 4.
A bottle of wine can be purchased for 5 and also beer is cheaper than in Ireland, with spirits and tea similarly priced.
The official language is Italian with English widely understood.
(prices per person)