Stay safe on vacation – South Tyrol & corona virus
You would like to spend your holidays in South Tyrol? The questions and answers regarding the current situation in South Tyrol are available here.
This is the right moment for making your holidays dreams come true and for booking your vacation in South Tyrol. The region has started the summer season full of joy and offers attractive holiday packages. The accommodations are doing their best for making your stay as safe and pleasant as possible.
Enjoy some pleasurable moments again: South Tyrolean offers dreamlike mountains, exciting museums, an extraordinary cuisine and hearty hospitality. For a good holiday start, we answer some questions you might have.
Which rules must be followed?
In Italy, it is allowed to move freely. In South Tyrol, as in most Italian regions, it is mandatory to wear protection over your mouth and face only if the safety distance of people not living together is below 1 meter, or if the safety distance cannot be kept steadily. Generally, we recommend you to take a protection over mouth and nose with you if needed.
In all spaces, there are strict disinfection rules. In fact, wearing disposable gloves when buying unpacked food is mandatory as well as disinfecting your hands when entering and leaving the shop.
Which rules are valid in food service?
In restaurants and other businesses there is a minimum safety distance of 1 meter for guests that do not live in the same home. If there are appropriate separating devices, the distance of 1 meter can below 1 meter for persons with different homes.
What about events?
Private and public events are again allowed.
What is the situation for sports and wellness?
Sports are allowed. Outdoor pools, indoor pools and thermal baths can open under certain conditions as well as operated bathing ponds and bathing lakes. For free bathing lakes and natural ponds, the 1-meter rule applies.
Saunas, steam baths and Kneipp facilities can be used by everyone with a minimum distance of 2 meters.
What about the means of public transport and cableways?
Wearing a protection over mouth and nose is mandatory in the means public transport, in cableways, in taxis and in shuttles. In case you would like to use these means, consult the timetables on www.sii.bz.it.
In private cars, the minimum distance of 1 meter between people who do not live in the same house is not mandatory, if all of them wear a protection over mouth and nose.
Are the borders open?
Since 16th June, most of the borders in the EU and Schengen Area are open again. For detailed regulations, please consult your national authority. International transport links still have restrictions. In fact, regional and long-distance trains and busses are driving again. Please get informed about timetables and notes before travelling.
Where can I find further information?
All new regulations and messages can be found on the website of the Province of South Tyrol (in German and Italian language).