Italy will be home to a number of festive markets including spectacles in Rome, Milan, Bolzano, and Florence. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its travel warnings to coincide with the busy Christmas market period.
“You should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities. “Terrorist attacks in Italy can’t be ruled out.”
The level is set by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre and the Security Service (MI5) using national security information. They do not have an expiry date and can change at any time. Low means an attack is highly unlikely.
Moderate means an attack is possible but not likely. Substantial means an attack is likely. Severe means an attack is highly likely.
Critical means an attack is highly likely in the near future.