Answers to the most important questions for anyone travelling or planning to travel in Tuscany
Last update: 26 April 2021, 10:00 am
The situation in Tuscany is monitored constantly across the region and specific protocols are implemented in public places to protect everyone’s health. Tuscany is currently classified as a “yellow zone” (medium-low risk) with strict regulations in place to contain infection.
From 26 April 2021, travel is allowed between regions categorized as “yellow” and “white”. Travel is permitted to “orange” and “red” zones for proven work reasons, for necessity or health reasons as well as for persons who have a COVID-19 “green pass”.
In Italy, face protection must be worn indoors in public spaces and outdoors, apart from in isolated areas. From 22:00 to 05:00, movement is prohibited outside your home, except for work, health or necessity.
Tuscany and Italy possess one of the most efficient healthcare systems in the world. Tuscany guarantees to all non-Italians currently in the region the same healthcare that it offers to its citizens: universal, public and free to all.
Museums, cinemas, theatres and concert halls have reopened and are required to operate according to specific regulations and reduced capacity.
Restaurants, bars and bakeries operate according to specific guidelines. These food businesses may only serve outdoors for lunch and dinner, in accordance with the nationwide times restricting movement. There are no time constraints on catering services for guests in hotels and other forms of accommodation.
All shops are open, but malls and shopping centres are closed at the weekend, with the exception of food stores and shops that sell essential goods.
Ports, airports, stations and motorways are open and operational. Check the status of your flight on the flight company’s website.
Travellers can enter Italy and Tuscany from abroad, with the exception of countries that have special measures in force. For more information, please check out the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
As advised by the Ministry of Health, Toscana Aeroporti, the company that manages Tuscany’s airports, has been measuring body temperatures on all passengers arriving in the region.
Special measures are in place on public transport to guarantee social distancing and intensified cleaning.
For up-to-date information, we recommend that you visit the Region’s official website with real-time updates on the public transport situation: regione.toscana.it/speciali/muoversi-in-toscana
The Tuscan Region guarantees its constant collaboration with the national health authorities and with the regional health offices, which are on alert and continuously kept informed with regards to operational updates and guidelines codified at national level.
The situation is being constantly monitored by the local health authorities, which guarantee the sanitary control of Tuscany via the adoption of actions and measures specifically geared towards prevention. Daily disinfection of regional trains and all local public transport has been intensified. In Tuscany’s airports, public spaces are being sanitised on a regular basis and handwash dispensers are available across the terminals.
In Tuscany you can get in contact with the health authorities by calling the 24/7 public freephone number set up by the Ministry of Health: 1500
For information, orientation and details about Covid-19, phone 055 4385850 from Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm. Calls will be answered by trained operators.
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Tuscany Region has activated a special section on its website where you can find all information and updates, from health ordinances to logistical changes: