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Emergencies

Health, fire, crime or money troubles

Ambulance on the Grand Canal

Useful numbers

European Emergency Number (English speaking operators) 112

Police 113

Ambulance/First Aid 118

Fire Brigade 115

Hospital Fatebenefratelli (in Cannaregio, vaporetto Madonna dell'Orto) +39 041 783 111

Prefecture +39 041 2703411

Guardia di Finanza (if you've been cheated) 117

Consulates

Click here for a complete list of foreign embassies and consulates in Italy.

Emergency numbers (weekends/after hours)

UK: +39 06 4220 0001

USA: +39 02 290 351

Ireland +39 06 5852 381

Australia +61 8008 77790

South Africa + 39 348 7155 925

Netherlands +39 335 6910 939

Lost or stolen credit cards

American Express website +39 06 7290 0347 or 800 914 912

Visa/Mastercard 800 819 014

Diner's Club 800 864064

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: brownpau