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Telecom Italia runs the network of public telephones in Lake Como. You can buy phone cards at all Tabacchi shops.

The country code for Italy is 0039.

  • +39 2 Milano/Milan
  • +39 031 Como (and southern Lake Como towns)
  • +39 0344 Mid to Northern Lake towns
  • +39 0341 Lecco Province towns (eastern leg of lake)

Dialling from;

UK & Ireland – 00 + 39 + Area Code (drop the “0”) + Tel No.
Germany – 00 + 39 + Area Code + Tel No.
France – 00 + 39 + Area Code + Tel No.
Switzerland – 00 + 39 + Area Code + Tel No.
USA & Canada – 011 + 39 + Area Code (including the first “0”) + Tel No.
Australia – 0011 + 39 + Area Code + Tel No.
Russia – 810 + 39 + Area Code + Tel No.

See www.timeanddate.com for dialling from other countries to Italy.

Please note the following: When dialling to Italy you have to include the “0” before the area code of the town you are dialling. When dialling to the U.K., for example, you delete the first zero of the number’s area code.

Dialling from Italy to;

UK – 0044 + area code (drop the first “0”) + tel. no
Ireland – 00353 + area code + tel.no
USA & Canada – 001 + area code + tel no.
Germany – 0049 + area code + tel no.
France – 0033 + area code + tel no.
Spain – 00 34 + area code + tel no.
Switzerland – 0041 + area code + tel no.
Australia – 0061 + area code + tel no.
Russia – 007 + area code + tel no.
South Africa – 0027 + area code + tel no.

See above website for further info on dialling codes from Italy to other countries.