Safety measures: South Tyrol & corona virus
The questions and answers regarding the current situation in South Tyrol are available here.
What are the current regulations in South Tyrol until 30 April 2021?
- Movements into or out of South Tyrol are only allowed due to work requirements, health reasons or other necessities and with self-declaration. This can also be filled in at the control.
- Between 10 pm and 5 am, movements within the provincial area (in the municipal area as well) are also only allowed for the reasons mentioned above.
- Individual moving activities are permitted during the day: a minimum distance of 2 metres from persons not living in the same household must be maintained and mouth/nose protection must be worn. Between 5 am and 10 pm, individual sports are allowed outdoors.
- Bars and restaurants remain closed. For bars, take away is possible from 5 am to 6 pm, for restaurants until 8 pm, respecting certain additional regulations (also valid for shops) and as long as there are no gatherings of people outside the restaurants. Delivery services are allowed from 5 am to 10 pm.
- Food and drinks are not currently sold in services areas next to motorways neither.
- The consumption of food and beverages on streets, squares and other publicly accessible places is prohibited, if the distance to persons not living in the same household cannot be maintained.
- Hotels and other accommodation structures can open.
- The retail shops are open. On Sundays, pharmacies, tobacconists, kiosks and grocery shops are the only ones that can open. Persons from 12 years must wear FFP2 masks in the shops. Markets can take place too.
- Services related to people such as hairdressing and beauty salons are permitted, as well as services for the care of pets. Clients and the staff must wear FFP2 masks.
- In the means of public transport, FFP2 masks are mandatory for persons from 12 years. The maximum capacity is currently 50 %. Not-urgent journeys should be avoided.
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 premises 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 flats) 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.
- Basically, one should avoid all unnecessary contacts.
What are the rules for travelling?
- Until 30 April 2021, anyone entering from most of the EU and Schengen area countries is connected with a mandatory 5-day quarantine (with certain exceptions). Also required for everyone who enters are: a self-declaration, registration at the Sanitary Service (preferably online) and a negative PCR or antigen test that is not older than 48 hours. After the 5-day quarantine, another negative test is required. For people entering from Tyrol, a 14-day quarantine is mandatory.
- When returning home, the regulations of the respective home country apply.
- It is possible to move between the regions and autonomous provinces in Italy, only for work reasons, other necessities or for health reasons.
- People who do not reside in South Tyrol are not allowed to enter the province to visit their secondary residence, except for proven work requirements, situations of necessity or health reasons.
- 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) and on the website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where you can find the form for the self-declaration, too.
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. Callers from abroad can contact this number: +39 0471 163 2355 (at the caller's expense).
- 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 Ministry of Health of your country.