Open spaces, warm welcome and safe holidays in Trentino
For a peaceful and stress-free stay
This page contains useful information on the Coronavirus situation in Trentino and real-time updates on the measures taken by the Province of Trento to reduce risks and guarantee the health of guests and citizens.
- Trentino is a white zone. By behaving sensibly and with a sense of responsibility, we can get back to travelling freely and enjoying the mountains, nature, and our delicious food and wine.
- Travel between regions or autonomous provinces that are in yellow or white zones is currently permitted.
- Anyone with a Green Pass (anyone who received at least one vaccine dose, has had COVID and recovered) or anyone who has tested negative after a molecular test or rapid test in the last 48 hours can travel from one region to another, even red and orange zones. It is always possible to travel throughout the Italy for work, health and necessity. From 1 July, to travel to and from all EU countries and within the Schengen area it is necessary to have the EU Digital COVID Certificate.
As of 6 August, a Green Pass or a negative molecular/rapid test (in the last 48 hours) is required for everyone over 12 years of age in order to access indoor services.
- For a safe and relaxing stay, we encourage you to observe all the good practices that have by now become familiar to us all: wash and sanitise your hands regularly, keep a safe distance from non-family members, and always wear protection over your nose and mouth in indoor public spaces.
For further details, you can learn more in the sections below about the current provisions regarding catering and restaurants, accommodation, public transportation, and how to enjoy all the leisure activities on offer in Trentino.
Attention: due to the constantly changing situation, sudden changes may be made to the regulations which may result in stricter or looser provisions. This page and the sections it contains will be constantly updated.
Last updated on: September 13, 2021
Who can come to Trentino and how
- Trentino has been designated a White Zone: therefore, all travel to other areas of the white zone is permitted with no time restrictions or limits on the reasons for travel. Travel to areas in the yellow zone is permitted without the need to provide justification, in observance of the specific time restrictions in place for travel in the yellow zone and those which apply to travel to other inhabited private homes.
- Everybody who comes to Italy, regardless of where they are coming from, must fill out the EU Digital Passenger Locator Form, replacing the self-declaration form.
- Anybody who is travelling from or has passed through a country on list C may enter Italy by presenting the EU Digital COVID Certificate, showing:
- that they have completed their course of vaccines at least 14 days previously;
- that they have recovered from COVID within the previous 6 months;
- that they have taken a molecular or antigen swab test, with a negative result, within the 48 hours prior to entering Italian territory (minors under 6 years of age are exempt from undergoing the swab test)
- For all those who have stayed in or passed through Canada, Japan, the United States in the 14 days prior to their entry into Italy, the rules require them, upon their return to Italy, to present a document issued by the competent healthcare authority of the country they are coming from, showing the following:
- that they have completed their course of vaccines at least 14 days previously or that they have recovered from COVID within the previous 6 months;
- that they have taken a molecular or antigen swab test, with a negative result, within the 72 hours prior to entering Italian territory (minors under 6 years of age are exempt from undergoing the swab test)
- Those arriving from any of the countries on list D may only enter Italy by presenting a COVID-19 green certificate, or an equivalent certificate attesting that the subject has been vaccinated, and a negative molecular or antigen swab test taken within the 72 hours prior to entering Italy. In the case of people arriving from Great Britain, Northern Ireland and the islands, the swab must be carried out within the 48 hours prior to entering Italy.
In the event of a failure to present the documents required, it is mandatory to enter a 5-day self-isolation period and to take a molecular or antigen swab test at the end of this period.
- Those arriving from any of the countries on list E may only enter Italy by presenting a negative swab test carried out within the previous 72 hours (this also applies to those who have completed their course of vaccines or who can present a certificate of recovery), followed by a 10-day self-isolation period at the end of which another test must be taken. It is not possible to enter Italy from these countries for the purposes of tourism. Until 25 October 2021, the ban on entry into Italy from Brazil, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh remains in force, with limited exceptions.
- For more detailed information, please see the “Viaggiare Sicuri” website and fill in the interactive questionnaire, which may help to provide guidelines for your specific situation.
Covid tests and Covid-19 Vaccination for tourists
- At the pharmacies and Covid-19 Test Centres, rapid antigen tests are available both as a service (with a charge) for all citizens or tourists who must show the test result for work or travel reasons, for a Green Pass, etc.; or with a medical prescription, in which case the cost is borne by the provincial Health Service.
(The prices indicated are up to date as of 6 August, and may vary based on new government agreements)
- For information regarding swabs, it is possible to call the Ministry of Health at the following numbers:
from abroad: +39 023 200 8345 - +39 028 390 5385
from Italy: freephone number 1500
- In Trentino, the freephone number 800 867 388 is active from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, holidays excluded, for enquiries about applicable regulations, protocols and travel, as well as the procedures regarding swabs, isolation and quarantine.
Tourists staying in Trentino who wish to get the vaccine here can use CUP online (Trentino’s centralised healthcare appointments service) to book the following:
- the complete course of vaccines (for tourists of 18 years old and above, staying in Trentino for at least three/four weeks)
- just the second dose (for tourists who have already received the 1st dose in another region and are staying in Trentino for more than 14 days)
As of 6 August, anyone over 12 years of age may only take part in or do certain activities if they have:
- a Green Pass (anyone who has received their first jab or is fully vaccinated, has had COVID and recovered)
- tested negative after a molecular test or rapid test in the last 48 hours
This documentation will be required to take part in or access the following activities or locales as of 6 August:
- restaurants and bars for indoor dining
- museums, cinemas, theatres, live music venues, galleries, libraries and cultural institutes
- indoor swimming pools, wellness centres and gyms — limited to indoor activities
- spas, amusement and adventure parks
- entertainment open to the public, sporting events
- festivals and fairs
Restaurants and lodgings
All restaurant facilities are open, both indoors and outdoors with no time restrictions, while observing the rules on distancing and the maximum capacity permitted based on the characteristics of the establishment. There is no upper limit on the number of diners per table if tables are outdoors. For indoors areas, on the other hand, the maximum limit is six per table. As of 6 August, a Green Pass or a negative molecular/rapid test is required for indoor dining.
The sale of food and drinks to take away and for home delivery is also permitted, without restrictions, although this must take place in compliance with the rules on packaging and the delivery of products.
It is possible to stay overnight at hotels and other accommodation facilities, farmhouses, private apartments and open-air tourism and accommodation sites, as well as in Alpine lodges, hiking shelters and youth hostels, while observing the relevant protocols. Green Pass or negative molecular/rapid test is not required either to stay overnight or to access restaurant facilities offered by the structure exclusively for its customers.
- Neither a Green Pass nor a negative swab test is required to stay overnight in Alpine lodges or hiking shelters. All hikers in need of shelter must be accepted into lodges in the event of adverse weather conditions (not just rain, but also wind, low temperatures, etc.), as well as in the evening or at night and in the event that the hiker is in difficulty or needs to rest.
- CAI and SAT huts are unusable as they are confined spaces and are not sanitised. It is only possible to use the huts in the event of an emergency: in such cases, all hikers who seek shelter within the structure must wear a surgical mask.
Leisure Activities and Transportation
- Cultural venues such as cinemas, theatres, concert halls, live music venues, museums, galleries, libraries and cultural institutes are open to the public in a safe and restricted manner, complying with social distancing. Minimum safety distances will be required to enter museums, and for weekend access you will need to book your visit at least one day in advance, either by phone or online. As of 6 August, a Green Pass or a negative molecular/rapid test is required for entry.
- It is possible to play outdoor sports, including team and contact sports. For individual exercise, a minimum distance of 2 metres from other people should be observed and crowded spaces should be avoided.
- Gyms and open-air swimming pools, spas and indoor swimming pools may be used in accordance with the specific protocols in place. As of 6 August, a Green Pass or a negative molecular/rapid test is required for indoor activities, with limited participation.
- Adventure parks are open, though booking is required and there will be a limited number of admissions to prevent gatherings. As of 6 August, a Green Pass or a negative molecular/rapid test is required for entry.
- Commercial activities in markets and shopping centres are open even on public holidays and pre-holidays in accordance with protocols.
- Theme parks and amusement parks are open, subject to quotas and regulations to counter the spread of the virus. As of 6 August, a Green Pass or a negative molecular/rapid test is required for entry.
- Trentino boasts a wide network of local services — buses, shuttles and commuter trains — which guarantee transport within the largest towns on the valley floor as well as links between these settlements and the mountain valleys surrounded by countryside. At the moment, the local transport system operate with a number of procedures and measures in place and at reduced capacity (80%) to guarantee that its services can be provided while protecting all users.
- As of 1 September, a COVID-19 green certificate will be required to travel on Intercity, Intercity Night and High Speed trains used for rail passenger services. The certificate will also be required on buses used to provide passenger transport services on routes which connect more than two regions, and on hired bus services with a driver.
Cable cars and lifts
- Cable lifts for the mountains are open, in observance of the guidelines for the sector.
- Maximum permitted capacity will be as follows:
- Chairlifts: maximum load of 100% of vehicle capacity, with obligatory mask use (surgical or better). Capacity is reduced to 50% if the chairlift is used with the windscreens closed.
- Gondola lifts and cable cars: vehicle capacity reduced to 50%, with obligatory mask use (surgical or better).
- On the way down into the valley, in the event of an emergency (extreme weather conditions, for example) and in order to prevent gatherings at the stations in the mountains, the vehicles can be used at full capacity for the length of time strictly necessary, again with obligatory mask use (surgical or better).
- In the case of enclosed vehicles, the windows must be kept open.