Coronavirus, the Covid 19 in Venice in Italy

Venice Deserted Photo Book by Danielle and Luc Carton, Jonglez Publishing, Venice pictures while the Coronavirus Covid Lockdown in Venice
Venice Deserted Book

Up-to-the-minute report on Coronavirus in Venice, Florence and Rome

Tuesday 20 April: 12 positive cases for 100,000 inhabitants in Venice, 18 in Florence and 9 in Rome.

Where you can get a COVID-19 PCR test in Venice Florence or Rome?

These tests are done without a prescription but you need to make an appointment in advance. The time limits for the test result depend on each laboratory, so you must contact them first so you can then decide on your appointment date. Prices are indicated on the pages of analytical laboratories.
Venice - Tampone Covid 19 Molecolare (Pcr) Sherman
Florence - Tampone Covid 19 Molecolare (Pcr) Firenze
Rome - Tampone Covid 19 Molecolare (Pcr) Roma

Classification Covid Zones: Venice Florence Rome

Venice (Veneto), Florence (Tuscany) and Rome (Lazio), are Orange Zone.
The colour classification of the zones is changing every week, depending on the level of contagion.

Shops Bars Restaurants Gondolas

Yellow and Orange Zones: All Shops are open
Orange and Red Zone: Bars and restaurants are closed
Meal deliveries at home are possible without limitation of time. For takeaway, the time range is from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Orange Zone: in Venice Gondolas are in service

Concerts, Opera, Museum, Churches

All zones: Churches are open.
Orange and Red Zone: Museums and exhibitions are closed. Museums should open on 25 April in all yellow zones which could include Rome and Venice for sure and perhaps Florence.
All zones: Concerts and operas are cancelled.

Move Permissions

Orange zone: You cannot move from one town to another but you don't need to justify your movements.

Curfew throughout Italy

a curfew is introduced throughout Italy from 22:00 to 5:00. It is expected that the curfew will not be extended after the 15 May.

Wearing Mandatory Mask in Italy

Wearing the mask is mandatory everywhere outdoors and indoors, on public transport, museums and shops.

Mandatory Coronavirus or Quarantine Test EU National Rules

There is a quarantine of 5 days for EU nationals who enter Italy. This rule is valid until the 30th of April 2021.
There is also an obligation to fill a form to be submitted upon entry into Italy (see the links below).
From Netherland: Reisadvies ItaliĆ«  Information » 
From Germany: Reise und Sicherheitshinweise  Information » 
From Austria  Information » 
From Switzerland  Information » 
From United Kingdom  Information » 
Holland  Information » 
France  information »  + Embassy in Italy  Information » 
Belgique  Information » 

Transports in Venice

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 » 

Venice Biennale of Architecture The Biennale of Architecture of Venice 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.

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