Coronavirus Covid 19 in Venice, Florence and Rome in Italy

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Up-to-the-minute report Coronavirus: Venice, Florence, Rome

Friday 11 June: 0.1 positive case for 100,000 inhabitants in Venice, 3 in Florence and 4 in Rome.

End of the Quarantine to enter Italy

Saint-Mark Square and Basilica in Venice.
Saint-Mark Square
All travellers from the European Union and the Schengen area (including Switzerland), as well as from Great Britain and Israel, are no longer required to quarantine if they show a negative PCR or antigenic test of less than 48 hours on arrival.

The Italian decree is an anticipation of the European and/or International Health Green Pass.
As soon as the European Sanitary Passes are in place (1st July), the antigenic test will no longer be mandatory for people already fully vaccinated or who has had Covid. Meanwhile, this has the merit of simplicity.
The antigenic test can be done in pharmacies with a result in half an hour and a limited price.

For travellers from Canada, the United States and Japan, they must have a negative PCR or Antigenic test of less than 48 hours at boarding for their flight in their country and perform an antigenic test upon arrival at the airport in Italy. The airports of Venice, Rome, Milan and Naples are “Covid Tested” certified airports.

The rules explained by the official bodies of the different countries of departure (Attention, the Italian decree being of May 14, some sites are not yet up to date):

From Netherland: Reisadvies Italië  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 » 

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

Antigenic tests can be done in nearly all italian pharmacies with a result in half an hour.

Free Antigenic Test at Venice Train Station The Red Cross has set up a free antigenic test service for all, including tourists, 7 days a week, at the entrance to Venice's Santa Lucia station, result in 18 minutes.

PCR tests can be done without a prescription but you need to make an appointment in advance.
In Italian: Tampone Molecolare (PCR)
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 (70 to 100€) are indicated on the pages of analytical laboratories.


Policlinico San Marco (Mestre)
Istituto Sherman (Venice)
Lifebrain (Mestre)
Synlab (Mestre)
Ospedale San Camillo (Lido)
Bielo+Hub (Venice) +39 041 5237870





Classification Covid Zones: Venice Florence Rome

Venice (Veneto) is white zone since June 7, 2021, Florence (Tuscany) and Rome (Lazio) are classified as a yellow zone. Rome will be white zone on June 14th.

Curfew throughout Italy

In yellow zone, the curfew is from midnight to 5:00 am and will be cancelled on 21 June. There is no curfew in white zone (Venice).

Shops Bars Restaurants Gondolas

All shops are open.
Bars and restaurants are open for lunch and dinner indoor or on the terrace up to 23:00 in yellow zone, without time limitation in white zone.
In Venice the gondolas are in service.

Concerts, Opera, Museum, Churches

Churches are open.
Museums in Venice, Florence and Rome are open.
Concerts and operas are open again.

Move Permissions

No travel restrictions within the different regions and towns.

Wearing Mandatory Mask in Italy

Wearing the mask is mandatory everywhere outdoors and indoors, on public transport, in museums and shops.
The Italian Higher Health Council president believes that wearing the mask outdoors will no longer be mandatory in mid-July, but this has yet to be officially confirmed.

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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