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Buying Bitcoin in Italy

While Italians wait for their politicians to finish arguing with the European Union about spending more money than country can afford (again), Italians buying bitcoin has only increased. The euros stability with Brexit and the previous debt crisis makes bitcoin a great store of value, that European and Italian bankers can’t manipulate.

Best Bitcoin Exchanges in Italy

Italians looking for the most secure and trusted exchanges to buy bitcoin will have no problem as the larges exchanges have been growing throughout Europe. Ever since Germans became obsessed with bitcoin years ago, the options continue to grow for the KYC requiring exchanges (the ones that require your identification and personal information) as well as the anonymous ones.

The best bitcoin exchanges in Italy currently are:

Best ExchangesItaliaTypeKYCCurrencies 
CoinCornerExchangeYesAUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, NZD, SEK, ZARContinue
LocalBitcoinsPeer to Peer Bitcoin Buying and SellingYesEUR, GBP, USD, CNY, JPY, BTC, LTC, ETHContinue
BititExchange / Trading PlatformYesHKD, CNY, JPY, EUR, GBP, USD, ZAR, SGD, BTC, ETH, LTCContinue
RemitanoPeer to Peer YesEUR, GBP, KES, ZAR, VND, IDR, USD, Continue
EXMOExchange / Trading Platform YesUSD, RUB, EUR (Cashback on Trades) Continue
BitpandaExchange / Trading Platform YesEUR, CHF, GBP and USD. BTC, ETH, LTC and Hundreds of AltcoinsContinue
LakeBTCExchange / Trading Platform YesAll National Currencies, BTC, ETH, LTC Continue
Spectro Exchange / Trading PlatformYesUSD, EUR, GBP, RUB, HRK, UAH, KZT, Perfect Money, Skrill, Payeer, OKPayContinue
btc exchange cex ioCEX.IOExchange / Trading PlatformYesUSD, EUR, GBP, VND, BTC, ETH, LTC + more Continue

Best Anonymous Bitcoin Options in Italy

While the popular and most trusted bitcoin exchanges in Italy have good working relationships with Italian banks, many people are realizing privacy isn’t guaranteed by banks. Rather than hope personal information isn’t just taken from the banks that store all of this data, many come into crypto with anonymity and privacy being their first priority.

Fortunately, the anonymous exchanges listed below have been trusted by thousands of customers around the world buying bitcoin and won’t ask for identification or personal details.

The Mycelium trader app is also one of the few ways to trade bitcoin for euros person to person without any identification requirements, not covered on the list below.

The best anonymous bitcoin exchanges for Italians currently are:

Anonymous ExchangesItaliaTypeKYCCurrencies 
HodlHodlPeer to Peer BTC Exchange / Trading PlatformNoEUR, USDContinue
PaxfulAnonymous Bitcoin PurchasesNoWestern Union, Alipay, Visa Prepaid Cards, Amazon Gift Cards Continue
BISQAnonymous Person to Person Exchange / Trading Platform NoAUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, INR, JPY, NZD, RUB, SEK, ZAR (More) Continue
ChangellyAnonymous Bitcoin and Altcoin BuyingNoBTC, ETH, LTC and Hundreds of AltcoinsContinue
BinanceTrading PlatformNo

(under 2BTC)
BTC, ETH, LTC, Hundreds of Alt-coinsContinue
CoinMamaExchangeUnder $150 NoVisa, MasterCard, AUD, CAD, EUR, GBP, INR, JPY, NZD, RUB, SEK, ZARContinue

Other Options for Purchasing Bitcoin in Italy

Some of the bitcoin ATM’s in Italy have fee’s as high as other countries (9% fee on buying bitcoin) which is reminiscent of greedy capitalist bankers fee’s charged around the world.

The Milano Bitcoin, Torino Bitcoin, Roma Bitcoin, Venezia and Bologna Bitcoin Meetups are full of crypto enthusiasts that buy and sell bitcoin all the time.