Guide to Become More Seasoned Holidaymakers Travel to Vietnam from Italy
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Vietnam has long been the fantastic setting for thousands of enchanting articles, photos, postcards, and videos shared all over the world. The beautifully S-shaped country wins the international recognition for the natural charm, interesting culture, brave history, and friendly residents. Many praises for Vietnam win the interest of some Italian holidaymakers who are ready to travel to Vietnam from Italy. The trip becomes faultless if you read a guide for the Italian passport holders to Vietnam.

Duong Dong town in the popular Phu Quoc island in south Vietnam

Vietnam tourism is reputed for the charming and warm characteristics. The charm is pictured by the rich resources of Bays, mountains, waterfalls, beaches, lakes, hills, and more. The warmness comes from the friendly welcome and beautiful smiles of the Vietnamese people. Besides, the country’s culture and history are the engaging subjects for the new guests to discover. Remarkably speaking, make sure you sort of those of the best destinations in the S-shaped country. They can be Halong Bay, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc Island, Sapa, Con Dao Island, Son Doong Cave (Quang Binh Province), Nha Trang, Da Lat, Phan Thiet, Mekong Delta, and so forth. The list of Vietnam tourist destinations is long and attractive which can appeal to the fanciers of ecotourism, culture, history, or cuisine. Some travel packages provide cooking classes for the Italian guests to customize. 

Vietnam Visa Information for the Citizens of Italy

For the visa to Vietnam from Italy, the Italian passport holders should know two cases.

  • The first case is that if your length of stay in Vietnam is less than 15 days, you are in the Vietnam visa exemption list according to Vietnam Immigration Regulations issued on June 18th, 2017.
  • The second case is that if your length of stay in Vietnam is 15 days onwards, you are obligatorily required to obtain the Vietnam Visa.

For handling the second case, the Italian citizens can get the visa to Vietnam by:

#1: Vietnam Visa Online. The online channel lets you obtain a visa to Vietnam from Italy via the simple clicks at your leisure. The typical steps are: fill in the visa application form, make an online payment via credit card, and get the Approval Letter by email (perhaps, within two business days). Significantly, the approval letter must be issued by Vietnam Immigration Department. When you arrive atNoi Bai Airport, Tan Son Nhat Airport, Da Nang Airport, or Cam Ranh Airport, have your visa stamped on the spot, and you pay the stamping fee by cash. Know that the Vietnam Visa from Italy is only applicable in those four international airports and only for air entry.

#2: Vietnam Embassy in Italy. You can go to the Embassy of Vietnam in Rome to get the paper visa. The paperwork is easy and hassle-free which facilitates the citizens who are living in Italy to smoothly get the Visa to Vietnam “even at the blink of an eye.” Make sure you bring the required documents namely your original passport with minimum 06-month validity before your entry date, passport-sized photos of yours, the filled-in application form, and cash. By dealing directly with the Embassy, you have the visa stamped in your passport within 3-5 business days before getting on the plane.

Embassy of Vietnam in Rome

Address: Via di Bravetta, 156 00164 ROMA
Tel: (+39) 06.661661
Fax: (+39) 06.661575

Website: /

Flights to Vietnam from Italy

The online booking services have made it easier than ever to book the Italy-Vietnam Flight. With the certain input of departure airport, arrival airport, time range, and ticket class, it’s easy to come up with various results to be selected. For example, searching for the flights from Venice to Hanoi will bring you to some popular services of Turkish Airlines (via Istanbul), Emirates (via Dubai), Qatar Airways (via Doha), China Southern Airlines (via Paris and Guangzhou), or Australian Airlines (via Vienna and Bangkok). Or, you can use services of multiple airlines such as British Airways (from Venice to London and Seoul) and then Vietnam Airlines (from Seoul to Hanoi). Otherwise, different Italian passengers might depart from Milan or Rome, which leads to the different search results. Anyhow, you always find the good flights from Italy to Vietnam all year round.

Travel Packages to Vietnam for the Italian Holidaymakers


Classical Vespa scooter stands parked on lavender field, Da Lat city, Vietnam.

There are various Vietnam travel packages for people from Italy to pick up and experience at leisure. The perfect length of the package is around 10-14 days, and some foreigners even customize for the longer stay. The two weeks in Vietnam will be full of excitement and memories that one finds hard to forget. The memories will certainly last long if you visit the top venues in Halong Bay, Hanoi, Sapa, Quang Binh (Son Doong Cave), Da Lat, Nha Trang, Phan Thiet, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Phu Quoc, Ho Chi Minh City, and Mekong Delta. The charming Vietnam is pictured beautifully from the heavenly terraced rice fields of the North through the green highlands of the Center to the fertile canal systems of the South.

Hang En (swallow cave), the entrance to go to Son Doong Cave, the largest cave in the world

Each place you visit in Vietnam, it offers the exceptional settings for activities. Halong Bay, for instance, is best for the Luxury Cruise Adventure to the remote islets, mysterious caves, and idyllic floating villages. The UNESCO “Bay of the Descending Dragon” has the heavenly limestone towers and emerald seawater which is perfect for the scenic helicopter flight. Move to the central beaches of Nha Trang City, make sure you discover the fantastic Vinpearl Land and many pristinely gorgeous islands. And if stopping by Ho Chi Minh City, the seasoned holidaymakers from Italy should explore sleepless nightlife establishments and various appetizing street vendors which remain active after midnight.

Vietnam Food for the Italian Foodies to Eat, not only Pizza 

Vietnam has several Italian pizza restaurants throughout the city centers, but make sure you eat not only pizzas but also some Vietnamese dishes in the destination. If stopping by the North, get opportunities to eat authentic ‘Hanoi Pho’ and rice crab noodle. The Center has iconic Quang noodle and Hoi An Chicken Rice while the South has crispy pancake and braised fish in the clay pot. Vietnam street food is also an absorbing culinary feature.

Pho – Traditional Vietnamese beef noodle soup

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