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:

Saturday 8 August 2020: 18 new positive cases today in the Venice Province (One milion inhabitants).

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control last report for Europe shows that Italy is the country with the fewer new cases per inhabitant in Europe on the last two weeks.

Useful Information, Museums, Transport, Beaches, Rules:
You must wear a mask in the public transports, museums and shops.

Bars and restaurants are open. At the airport can be done thermal scans at your arrival but no quarantine measures when arriving from Europe or Great Britain. No quarantine measures when turning back to your country, Venice airport is considered safe by European health authorities.

Here under you will find all open museums, churches and services.

To be able to visit a museum, you must book online in advance your ticket or guided visit. Museums Pass or City Pass are valid as a booking for all the museums included.

Museums, Churches, Beaches and Gondolas in Venice:

Gondolas are working  Informations Gondolas » 

Open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
Doge's Palace  Hours and Tickets » 

Beginning on the 31 July 2020, the Doge's Palace, Correr Museum (1st august), the Archeological Museum et the Marciana Library will be open daily from 9:00 to 18:00.

Open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
Peggy Guggenheim Museum  Infos » 

Open from Tuesday to Sunday:

Ca' d'Oro  Informations » 
Querini Stampalia

Open on Saturday and Sunday:
Murano Glass Museum Infos » 
Burano Lace Museum  Infos » 

Beginning on 30 July 2020 will be opened from Thursday to Sunday: The Murano Glass Museum (from 11:00 to 17:00) and the Burano Lace Museum (from 12:00 to 16:00).

Open all Week:
Accademia Museum (Closed on Monday)
Saint-Mark Basilica  Infos » 
Inside Doge’s Palace and Golden Basilica: Ticket and Audioapp  Informations » 
Saint-Mark Bell Tower
Correr Museum Beginnig on 1st August, opening of the first floor from 10:30 to 18:00.

Open from Friday to Sunday:
Ca' Rezzonico beginning on 31st July, from 11:00 to 17:00.
Ca' Pesaro beginning on 11 September, from 11:00 to 17:00.
Oriental Art Museum beginning on 11 September, from 11:00 to 17:00.
Casa Goldoni beginning on 4th September, from 12:00 to 16:00
Palazzo Mocenigo, beginning on 31st July, from 11:00 to 17:00.
Natural History Museum, beginning on 31st July, from 11:00 to 17:00.

Open on Saturday, Sunday and Monday:
Palazzo Grassi from 10:00 to 19:00
Punta della Dogana from 10:00 to 19:00.

Open Beaches without booking:
Sottomarina, Caorle, Lido and Pellestrina.

Open Beaches with prior booking:
For the follwing beaches you must use an app to download or use the Internet website of each town:
Cavallino Treporti  Informations » 
Bibione  Informations » 
Jesolo  Informations » 

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.

Redentore Fireworks Celebration 2020:

The Redentore Fireworks have been cancelled by decision of Venice's mayor on the 9th of July.

Mostra Venice Film Festival 2020:

The 77th International Venice Cinema Festival, the Mostra 2020, is confirmed and will take place from the 2nd to the 12th of September 2020.

Vogalonga: The 2020 Vogalonga is suspended. We do not know yet if it will postpone later in 2020 or cancelled.

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.

Venice Biennale Contemporary Music Festival:

The 48th Venice Contemporary Music Festival is confirmed and will take place from the 25 September to 4th October 2020.

Venice Biennale Contemporary Theater Festival:

The 64e Venice Contemporary Theater Festival is confirmed and will take place from the 14th to 24th September 2020.


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