FAQ Coronavirus Italy
Thank you for choosing Lake Como for your holidays!
Since May 16, 2021, Italy has allowed holidaymakers from the EU + Schengen countries - and also for people from Switzerland to return to Italy.
GOOD NEWS: No more quarantine requirements for tested travelers returning home.
Entry into Italy
Since May 16, holidaymakers from the EU and the Schengen countries have been able to holiday in Italy again.
The following are mandatory for the journey to Italy (also applies to vaccinated and convalescent people):
If it was not possible to register via the portal, you can alternatively fill out a self-declaration form (this must be printed out and filled out with you during the trip).
2. Green passport
- Proof of a negative test result (PCR or rapid antigen test) from the last 48 hours before entry,
- OR proof of vaccination
- OR recovery from Covid.
A person is considered to have been vaccinated if they have completed the intended vaccination cycle (with an EMA-approved vaccine) for 14 days.
The aforementioned evidence must be available in Italian, French, English or Spanish.
The compulsory test does not apply to children under 6 years of age.
The Green Passport, also known as the "European COVID Certificate", will be officially issued by every European country from July 1st, 2021. You can find out how the situation is in Germany on the website of the Federal Government:
- It is no longer necessary to register with the health department in your holiday region!
- Children under 6 years of age are not required to test.
We kindly ask you to follow the rules and to respect other tourists, their experiences and all operators of Lake Como. The Italian Government has issued provisions to combat and contain the spread of Covid-19.
We assure you that your stay on Lake Como will be safe, excellent and memorable!
Public transport is guaranteed and safe. Keep your distance and follow the directions at stations and stops, on public transport. Airports and railway stations are open normally: check availability and updated services on the official websites of airlines, shipping and transport companies.
What is open
Museums and cultural places
Restaurants and Bars
Public outdoor places (beaches, parks, mountain trails)
Churches and religious places
Shops and Markets
Beauty Centers, Spas and Beauty Centers
Gyms, Sports Centers and Swimming Pools (from 1 June 2020)
Rules and Restrictions
Maintain a distance of at least 1 meter from other people, even in open spaces
Use masks and gloves to enter shops, on public transport and in the presence of other people (the mask is mandatory for those over 6 years old)
Always book all services and experiences in advance (visits to museums, dinner at the restaurant, etc.)
Respect other tourists and operators
Wash your hands with soap and water, use alcohol-based cleaners to disinfect surfaces and objects
Cover your nose and mouth when you cough and sneeze with a tissue or your elbow
Don't touch your eyes, mouth and nose with your hands
Avoid close contact with anyone with fever or flu symptoms
Suspension of sports events and competitions in public and private places
Suspension of shows and events in public places and in private places such as cinemas, theaters, pubs, dance halls, discos and other enclosed places.