Travel update from 16 December 2021

The winter is South Tyrol!

Persons from EU or Schengen countries (C list) who are travelling to Italy must comply with the following rules:

 

Entry requirements for persons who have been vaccinated or have recovered from Covid-19

  • Burden of proof: a certificate proving that the person has received a full course of Covid-19 vaccinations with a vaccine recognised by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued no longer than 9 months ago or proof of having recovered from a Covid-19 infection within the past 6 months.
  • Testing requirement: proof of a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours or a negative antigen test no older than 24 hours.
  • Registration requirement: Before entering Italy, register online via the European Digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF). In the event of a check, a confirmation email on a smartphone is sufficient proof. In exceptional cases, i.e. exclusively in the event of technical obstacles, it is possible to complete the self-declaration in writing.

 

For unvaccinated people:  

  • Testing requirement: proof of a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours or a negative antigen test no older than 24 hours.
  • Registration requirement: Before entering Italy, register online via the European Digital Passenger Locator Form (dPLF). In the event of a check, a confirmation email on a smartphone is sufficient proof. In exceptional cases, i.e. exclusively in the event of technical obstacles, it is possible to complete the self-declaration in writing. The authorities are currently discussing whether unvaccinated arrivals ought to report to the medical service, too.
  • Mandatory self-isolation: quarantine for a period of five days.
  • Additional Covid-19 test: Another swab test (molecular or antigen test) after the five-day quarantine.

 

Entry requirements for minors: 

  • minors up to the age of 17 (i.e., those not yet 18 years old) who are travelling with a parent or legal guardian who is exempt from the quarantine requirement due to being vaccinated or having recovered from Covid-19 (proof required) are also exempt from the quarantine requirement.
  • children of 6 or older require proof of a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours or a negative antigen test no older than 24 hours to enter Italy.
  • Children under 6 years of age are exempt from testing.

 

 

Persons travelling to South Tyrol from other countries please follow the following link for insctructions: https://www.suedtirol.info/en/information/coronavirus/arrival

 

Accommodations are open and guarantee you a safe stay.

 

Super Green Pass & Green Pass

 

Where do you need a Green Pass (vaccinated, recovered or tested negative) in South Tyrol?

  • for overnight stays in any type of accommodation
  • for consuming food and/or drink in bars and restaurants that are located within an accommodation facility and available exclusively to guests of that facility
  • accessing South Tyrol's Christmas markets
  • when using lifts or cable cars for skiing
  • for travel on coaches
  • for travel on Intercity, Intercity Night and high-speed trains
  • for travelling on the regional railway system and any form of local public transport
  • for access to indoor swimming pools, fitness rooms, changing rooms and showers, team sports, wellness facilities in closed rooms, including those of accommodation establishments
  • for access to public indoor swimming pools, thermal spas, gymnasiums and public wellness facilities
  • for overnight stays in shared dormitories of mountain refuges/huts, mountain inns and youth hostels
  • for public events, e.g. village and outdoor festivals
  • for admission to museums, cultural sites and exhibitions
  • for admission to trade fairs, conferences and congresses
  • for admission to theme parks and amusement parks
  • for access to cultural centres, social centres (in closed rooms)
  • for access to your workplace
  • for attendance of functions following civil or religious ceremonies

 

To receive a Green Pass, one of the following points must apply to you: 

  • 15 days after your first vaccination dose
  • having completed the vaccination cycle (valid for 9 months)
  • having received your booster shot (valid for 9 months)
  • having recovered from Covid-19 (valid for 6 months)
  • a negative Covid-19 molecular (PCR) test with a negative result (valid for 72 hours)
  • A negative Covid-19 antigen test with a negative result (valid for 48 hours)

Children under the age of 12 do not need any Green Pass nor a test.

 

Where do you need a Super Green Pass (vaccinated or recovered) in South Tyrol?

  • when consuming food and beverages in closed spaces of bars and restaurants
  • for access to cinemas, theatres, stadiums and sports facilities

 

To receive a Super Green Pass, one of the following points must apply to you:

  • 15 days after your first vaccination dose
  • having completed the vaccination cycle (valid for 9 months)
  • having received your booster shot (valid for 9 months)
  • having recovered from Covid-19 (valid for 6 months)

Children under the age of 12 do not need any Green Pass nor a test.


For the return journey from South Tyrol to your home country, it is possible to have a PCR or an antigen test at the surrounding farmacies in Merano.

A vacation comes to an end at some point. You can find out what you need to consider on your return journey to your home country here:

United Kingdom: www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england
Germany:  www.auswaertiges-amt.de
Austria: www.oesterreich.gv.at
Switzerland: www.bag.admin.ch
Czech Republic: www.mzv.cz/jnp/
Poland:  https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus
Netherlands: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad
Belgium: https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en
France: https://www.gouvernement.fr/info-Coronavirus

 

Here you will find all the information you need to travel to South Tyrol and return to your home Country.

So nothing stands in the way of a warm reunion in South Tyrol.

In the meantime we have prepared ourselves to give you a wonderful and safe holiday season. Step by step and with the necessary security measures, normality is returning to South Tyrol. Some things are different, but we are still the same - and look forward to seeing you!

 

See you soon in Schenna!

Your family Daprà

 

Stay informed! You can find all information on entry and exit as well as the legal regulations at https://www.suedtirol.info/en/information/Coronavirus