Since 2002, the Euro has become in Italy currency, as fifteen countries within the European Union. If you are coming from a country with different currency, please check the exchange currency value before travelling. You should also ask for money transfer and exchange currency expenses at your home bank. Opening hours for banks are Monday to Friday , mostly 8.30 to 13.30. 15.00 to 16.30 Banks will offer you information about the conditions for opening a bank account and whether it is possible to have a youth account.