You should pay for goods and services exclusively in euros; other currency is not accepted. Travelers are advised to exchange money at home before the trip, as in this case terms would be the most profitable. Itâ€™s also worth noting that small shops and supermarkets are reluctant to accept banknotes in denominations above 50 euros, so itâ€™s better to take enough of small bills.
Dinner at a local restaurant starts early, at 6:00-7:00 pm. You can leave a tip for a good service; it is generally between 10-15% of the total order.
The main mode of urban transport is a bus. A two-wheeled transport is also in demand of locals and tourists. Those who expect to visit nearby towns are recommended to travel by high-speed trains, as it would be much faster and more convenient than by buses.
Opposite the Dome Cathedral there is an excellent tourist office where you can get all the information you need. Here you can book a guided tour, take a map of the city and booklets describing local attractions, as well as purchase phone cards and a lot of other useful items.
Most museums and cultural institutions provide favorable discounts for younger guests. Fans of excursions have to consider that many cultural centers are closed on Mondays.