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Getting around Italy - Covid-19

How to get around in Italy up to April 26th 2021.

In order to control the pandemic, the Italian Government decided to divide Italy into different areas depending on the situation.: White (comfort zone), Yellow (lower risk, lower restrictions) Orange (medium risk: more restrictions), Red (top risk: strong restrictions).

Some Regions have further special rules (see the bottom of the article)

MASKS
It is MANDATORY for everyone to wear SAFETY MASKS outdoors and indoors.

GATHERINGS AND PARTIES
In all regions until April 26th, gatherings and parties are prohibited.

FAIRS, MEETINGS, AND CONGRESS
They are forbidden everywhere in Italy.

TRAVEL BETWEEN REGIONS
Until April 26th they are forbidden.

THE NEW COLORS FROM MONDAY, APRIL 19TH, 2021
After the last check, some Regions have turned to a different color.
The next check of the risk’s levels is scheduled in a week.

THE OPENING POSSIBILITY FROM APRIL 26TH FOR MUSEUMS, EXHIBITIONS, AND RESTAURANTS IS NOT YET CONFIRMED

 

WHITE areaThe Regions in the WHITE AREA
No Italian Regions are now in the White area.

Free movement within the Region.
The obligations of distancing and masks remain, but museums, exhibitions, and indoor sports gyms can reopen. It is possible to go out in the evening and even restaurants and bars can reopen if they respect safety rules.


YELLOW areaThe Regions in the YELLOW AREA
No Italian Regions are now in the Yellow area.

From April 26th the regions with improving data may turn into yellow area. 
Until April 30th, travel between Regions is prohibited

Free movement within the Region
OPEN MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS IN THE “YELLOW” REGIONS
From Monday to Friday, MUSEUMS and EXHIBITIONS can also reopen (only regions in the YELLOW AREA). As a precaution, use the link to the museum’s website to check for any changes in the opening hours.
From March 27th the Museums may open on weekends too. From March 27th, also theaters and cinemas may open with 25% of the maximum capacity of up to 400 outdoor and 200 indoor spectators for each hall.

 

ORANGE area “ORANGE” REGIONS:
ABRUZZO, BASILICATA, CALABRIA, CAMPANIA, EMILIA ROMAGNA, FRIULI VENEZIA-GIULIA, LAZIO, LIGURIA, LOMBARDIA, MARCHE, MOLISE, PIEMONTE, UMBRIA, SICILIA, TOSCANA, TRENTINO, VENETO.

Until April 30th, travel between Regions is prohibited
In the ORANGE regions, it is forbidden to leave one’s own municipality.

MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS CLOSED

YELLOW AND ORANGE REGIONS – BARS, RESTAURANTS
BAR and RESTAURANTS may open from 5.00 am to 6.00 pm and offer take-away until 10.00 pm
Until April 30th,
the “evening curfew” is still effective from 10 pm to 5 am

 

RED areaRED AREA – FORBIDDEN UNNECESSARY MOVEMENTS 
PUGLIA, SARDEGNA, VALLE D’AOSTA.

MUSEUMS AND EXHIBITIONS CLOSED

BAR AND RESTAURANTS in the RED Regions – just TAKE AWAY

SOME REGIONS ALSO HAVE FURTHER RULES
Trentino: and Liguria: ban on moving to holiday homes if not resident.
Campania and Puglia: ban on moving to holiday homes even for residents.
Tuscany and Aosta Valley: entry ban to non-residents.
Sardinia: entry to non-residents is prohibited. For residents is mandatory to have a negative covid buffer of a maximum 48 hours before
Sicily: like Sardinia, but the buffer can be replaced by the vaccination certificate.
Puglia: the shops must close at 6 pm, and take-away is allowed only by reservation.

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