Definitely one of the most common problem for travelers in Italy is electricity. We read a wonderful blog about the subject . We’d like to add that, in case you arrived to Italy without the proper adapter the best thing to do is to enter a shop of electrical devices or supermarket, point at the plug : people will understand your need.
Remember :Italian people use and understand hand gestures. This is one of the secrets.
In case you want to properly ask for, let’s say
Power converter convertitore
Plug adapter adattatore
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