Coronavirus, the Covid 19 in Venice in Italy


Gondoliers at the Erbaria Square in front of Venice Grand Canal, in the background, the Fondaco dei Tedeschi.
Gondoliers at the Erbaria Square

Up-to-the-minute report on Coronavirus in Venice

Thursday 29 October 2020: 27 positive cases for 100,000 inhabitants in Venice.

New Measures Covid Coronavirus in all Italy from October 26 to November 24 2020

Bars, Restaurants, Bakeries and ice-cream shops are closed at 6p.m. except on Sundays and celebration days. Food deliveries at home are possible until midnight. Concerts and Operas are cancelled.

Outside face-mask rule in Italy

People have to wear a mask in outdoor public places in all Italy. You must also wear a mask in the public transports, museums and shops.

All Museums, Churches are open and the Gondolas are on service.

Useful Information, Quarantine

At your arrival there are no quarantine measures when arriving from Europe and also no quarantine measures when turning back to your country, Venice airport is considered safe by European health authorities.

Quick Covid Tests at Venice Airport

Unless you can show a Covid PCR test of less than 72 hours at your arrival in Italy, quick Covid Tests have to be done at your arrival airport (30-minute time and Free) for travellers from France (red zones), Belgium, Holland, Great Britain, Spain and Greece, there is no obligation for test for all other European countries, including Switzerland.

All Italian airports are equipped to perform the Covid Quick Tests.

Covid Museums Booking Rules

You need to book your ticket in advance as most tickets offices are closed.
Beware that even if the ticket office is open, doing the queue will not get you the right to enter the museum the same day or even the following day as only a limited number of visitors are allowed per day.
Skip-the-Line Tickets, City Pass and Museum Pass are valid as a booking for all the museums included.

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If you don't want to use the public transports from the airport (Bus or Alilaguna boat lines) we advise you to book a water taxi, private or to be shared with security distances  Water Taxis » 

Most events, concerts and opera will be back in July.

Coronavirus Venise Carnival 2021

There is no cancellation for the Coronavirus: The Venice Carnival 2021 is confirmed and will take place from the 6th to the 16th February 2021.

Venice Biennale of Architecture The Biennale of Architecture of Venice 2020 is postponed and will take place from the 22 May to 21 November 2021.

Venice Biennale of Art The Venice Biennale of Art 2021 is postponed to 2022.

Venice Biennale Contemporary Dance Festival:

The 14th Venice Festival Contemporary Dance is confirmed and will take place from the 13 to 25 october 2020.


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