Motorways in Italy are called »Autostrade«. You can take the motorway A4 in the north of Italy to go between east and west.
Service Areas on Motorways in Italy
In Italy the motorways are called "Autostrade" in plural or "Autostrada" in single. In total the motorways in Italy are about 6800 kilometers long. This is about 4.200 miles. An interesting fact about motorways in Italy is, that Italy became the first country to inaugurate motorways reserved for motor vehicles with the italian motorway "Autostrade A1". The motorways in Italy are run by private owned companies. You have to pay toll fee on nearly every motorway in Italy. And your toll for your trip depends on kilometers of driving. The toll fee also depends on special circumstances like tunnels. These are raising the price mostly.
The standard speed limit in Italy on a motorway is 130 kilometers per hour.
The motorway A7 in Italy is between the cities Milan and Genoa. It starts in Milan at Piazza Maggi and goes south.
The »Autostrada« A8 motorway in Italy is a short motorway in the north-west of the country. It is between Milan and Varese.
A very small piece of a motorway is the motorway »Autostrada« A9 in the north-west of Italy. But it is an important connection.
The coast of the middle sea is right next to the italian motorway A10. You drive there along the coast on the west side of Italy.
Driving from the capital city of the Emilia-Romagna to the north in direction to Padova means taking the motorway A13 in Italy.