Safety measures: South Tyrol & corona virus
The questions and answers regarding the current situation in South Tyrol are available here.
Which regulations will apply in South Tyrol from 7th January 2021?
- During the day, movements within South Tyrol are possible without restrictions - between 10 pm and 5 am, however, only due to proven work requirements, health reasons or other necessities and with self-declaration.
- Bars and cafés can open from 5 am to 6 pm. Dinner in the restaurant is possible until 10 pm, but advanced booking is required. Pick-up and delivery services are also available until 10 pm.
- The consumption of food and beverages is only permitted at the table, with a maximum of 4 persons per table (unless all persons are members of the same household). The consumption of food and drink in public places remains prohibited.
- Hotels and guest houses are open. For guests staying overnight, the reduced opening hours do not apply when serving food and beverages. For details, please contact your host.
- All retail shops are open. The maximum number of people in the shop must be clearly displayed at the entrance. Grocery shops and pharmacies are also allowed to open on Sunday, shopping centres remain closed on weekends. Hairdressing salons and laundries are open as well.
- The maximum capacity of the means of public transport is currently 50 %. Not-urgent journeys should be avoided.
- Ski resorts are allowed to open from 15th February with their own safety regulations.
Which offers/services are still closed?
- Gyms, swimming pools and thermal baths are closed.
- The activities of discos, dance halls and casinos are suspended. Museums and other cultural premisses are closed.
- Events of any kind that are open to the public are prohibited.
Which general rules must still be observed?
- In South Tyrol, as in all Italian regions, it is mandatory to wear protection over mouth and nose indoors (except from the private flat) and outdoors. It is not mandatory if the location and situation allow permanent isolation of people who do not live in the same home.
- In general, a distance of at least 1 meter must be maintained between persons who are not living together.
- Children under 6 years of age are excepted from the mandatory protection, as well as people who cannot wear it because of health reasons.
- Individual sports are allowed outdoors. When practising a sport, protection over mouth and nose is not mandatory. However, you must always have it with you. A minimum distance of 2 metres between non-cohabiting persons applies during physical activities.
- It is still strongly recommended not to receive other persons in one's private home except for work reasons or in situations of necessity.
Which rules apply to travelling from 7th January 2021?
- Anyone who has stayed abroad between 21st December 2020 to 15th January 2021 is subject to a 14-day quarantine obligation when entering Italy. In addition, you need a self-declaration and have to register online with the Sanitary Service.
- Furthermore, movements between regions throughout Italy are not allowed, including travels to a secondary home in another region. Journeys for urgent necessities are excluded. The same is valid for outbound travels from Italy.
- Further information about mobility in Italy and about inbound and outbound travels is available on the website of the autonomous province (in German and Italian).
Where can I find further information?
- Important information, regulations and news can be found on the website of the Province of South Tyrol (in German and Italian language).
- Callers from Italy can also contact the Green Number 800 751 751 (daily from 8 am to 8 pm) with any questions.
- In case you would like to use public transport, consult the current timetables and information on südtirolmobil.info.
- Further information is available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and on the websites of the foreign ministries of your country.