Map of Trnava for The EHIC is free of charge and valid for at least three years, and it basically entitles you to the same treatment as an Italian. The Australian Medicare system also has a reciprocal health-care arrangement with Italy. American and South African visitors should take out health insurance. Vaccinations are not required, and neither Italy nor neighbouring Switzerland present any more health worries than anywhere else in Europe. In Italy, although the water is safe to drink, most Italians drink bottled water, in some areas because there is a very high limescale content in the supply but, more often than not, simply out of habit. Public water fountains (usually button- or tap-operated) in squares and city streets are common, though look out for acqua non potabile signs, indicating that the water is unsafe to drink. It’s wise to take high-factor suncream to protect against sunburn the gentle breezes on the lakes and in the mountains can make the strength of the sun deceptive. Mosquitoes can be a problem between June and October, especially in Milan and the southern parts of the lakes, so you might want to pack insect repellent, sprays andor plug-ins. In Italy For most holiday ailments, your first port of call should be a pharmacy (farmacia). Map of Trnava 2016.