With reference to the evolution of the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 disease, please see updated information below.

What should I do if I live or if I’m in Milano?

All persons present in Italy are strongly requested to:

 

  • always wear a mask when you are outside your home
  • You can go to the park to run, but keep at least two metres away from other people
  • keep at least one metre away from other people and avoid all crowded places. The ban on gathering in public spaces or in places open to the public is still in force
  • wash your hands frequently
  • persons with a fever higher than 37.5° have to stay at home and limit all social contacts as much as possible and to inform their doctor
  • those subjected to quarantine or who have tested positive for the virus are absolutely forbidden to leave home 

 

All accommodation facilities are open, implementing the rules of prevention and sanitization.

Are museums and art venues open?

All museums, exhibitions and art venues have reopened. Check the official websites for the detailed info. Some Civic Museums are open from May 26th: here you can find detailed information.

It is mandatory to respect the safety measures and it's in your best interest to book your ticket in advance.

Lots of museums are organising activities on their social media pages to entice followers to tour the collections virtually. Please visit the museum websites for further information on the initiatives.

Are theatres, cinemas and concert venues open?

All theatres (including the Teatro alla Scala) and cinemas are open. 

Please be minful of the safety measures and distance. Mask is mandatory.

Lots of theatres, companies and orchestras are organising activities on their social media pages to entice followers to enjoy their events virtually. Please visit the websites for further information on the initiatives.

Are the churches open?

Churches are open for the faithful for private prayer, religious functions and touristic visits. Visitors must maintain a 1-metre distance from other people present and must avoiding gatherings.

 

The DuomoSanta Maria delle Grazie, Sant’Ambrogio and the other most important churches in the city are accessible for personal prayer, religious functions and touristic visits. 

Book your ticket in advance.

Is public transport still operating?

Here you can find all the updated info on public transport.

 

URBAN ATM PUBLIC TRANSPORT

UNDERGROUND, BUSES, TRAMS IN MILANO

The Atm public transport service is currently operating across the entire network. The Milanese Transport Company provides constantly updated information on the dedicated page on the official ATM website, as well as on the app and on their Twitter account.

ATM is carrying out deep cleaning on all vehicles in circulation on a daily basis; however, in view of the current crisis situation, all passengers are requested to collaborate by respecting the few indispensable rules on prevention, including wearing masks and gloves.

 

RAIL TRANSPORT

All information are available on the pages of each route on the trenord.it website and on the Trenord App, as well as in the individual stations. 

 

The High Velocity travel services provided by Trenitalia will be modified, all updated information can be found on the official website.

 

ITALO Treno, There will be changes in the Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori S.p.A. service. Detailed information can be found on the official ITALO website.

 

AIRPORTS

According to the provisions of the Decree issued by the Ministry of Transport, passenger air traffic will be directed to/from Milan Malpensa, Milan Linate and Orio al Serio airport, with the temporary but complete closure of the Milan Linate airport to guarantee only emergency medical and/or organ donation transportation flights.

Passenger traffic will be concentrated in Terminal 1 of Milan Malpensa in order to minimize the number of persons and vehicles in operation, thus, ensuring and protecting public health. Furthermore, due to a significant reduction in the airport staff employed, the number of "contacts" and the associated risk of contagion will be limited.

All information can be found on the following link.

 

To reach the airport, Malpensa Express trains are operating only from Milano Centrale Station, not from Milano Cadorna Station. 

 

For all information on traveling abroad, please consult the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

 

For all flight status updates please contact your airline.

Are the bars, restaurants and shops open?

Pharmacies, health shops, food stores, tobacconists and newsstands are open provided they comply with the rule of no gatherings.

 

Banking, financial and insurance services remain operative in full compliance with current hygiene and health regulations.

 

Shops ad boutiques are open with limited capacity.

 

Bars, pubs and restaurants, are open: with compulsory closing from 12 AM to 5 AM, with drinks and service at the table, with a maximum of six people at the table, and until 6 PM in the absence of table service. The premises must display a sign indicating the maximum capacity of people allowed inside. They must always and in any case guarantee compliance with the distance between customers and compliance with all health provisions.

 

Personal services such as hairdressers and beauty salons are open in full compliance with current hygiene and health regulations.

 

Open-air markets are open.

Can I do sport in Milano?

You can run and do other individual sporting activities in the parks and gardens of the city, maintaining the two metres distance from other people. Wearing a mask is mandatory, except while running.

 

Sports events and competitions of all kinds, including the football Serie A championship, are held with closed gates, no public allowed.

 

Sport training and competition is allowed within safety measures.

What are the rules for travelers?

Travel rules differ depending on the country of origin or destination and the reasons for the travel.

 

TRAVEL TO AND FROM EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

 

Republic of San Marino and Vatican City State

  • No limitations

EU COUNTRIES (except Romania, and with specific provisions for Belgium, France, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Spain), SCHENGEN, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (with specific provisions indicated below), Andorra, Principality of Monaco .

Movements to / from EU countries are allowed without the need for motivation, therefore also for TOURISM, and without the obligation of isolation upon return. The obligation to complete a self-declaration remains. 

Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Spain: those who enter / re-enter Italy from these countries (after a stay or even just transit in the 14 days prior to entering Italy), in addition to filling in a self-declaration, they must also:

  • present a certificate of negative swab carried out in the 72 hours prior to entry into the national territory

or

  • undergo a molecular or antigenic test (swab) upon arrival at the airport, port or border place, within 48 hours of entering the national territory at the local health authority of reference. While waiting for the test, fiduciary isolation must be observed at one's home or residence.

they also must:

  • immediately communicate their entry into the national territory to the Prevention Department of the competent health authority for the area, even if asymptomatic.
  • promptly report the situation to the Health Authority, in the event of the onset of COVID-19 symptoms, through the dedicated telephone numbers and undergo fiduciary isolation.

 

Romania

Movements from / to these countries are allowed for any reason (provided that you have not passed through or stayed in the territories listed E or F in the 14 days prior to entry into Italy) but, upon returning to Italy, the 'obligation of fiduciary isolation and health surveillance, it is necessary to fill in a self-declaration and you can reach your final destination in Italy only by private vehicle. Airport transit is allowed, without leaving the dedicated areas.

 

TRAVEL FROM / TO EXTRA EU COUNTRIES WITHOUT OBLIGATION TO STATE REASON OF THE TRIP

Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay

Transfers to / from these countries are allowed without the need for motivation, therefore also for tourism. (provided that you have not transited or stayed in the 14 days prior to entry into Italy, in the territories of lists E, or F.) However, upon returning to Italy, it is necessary to undergo fiduciary isolation and health surveillance, fill in a self-declaration and you can reach your final destination in Italy only by private vehicle (airport transit is allowed, without leaving the dedicated areas). 

 

 

TRAVEL FROM / TO EXTRA EU COUNTRIES WITH OBLIGATION TO STATE REASON OF THE TRIP

Rest of the world
Movements to / from the rest of the world are allowed only in the presence of precise reasons, such as: work, health or study reasons, absolute urgency, return to your home, home or residence. Therefore, travel for tourism is not allowed. The return to Italy from this group of countries is always allowed to Italian / EU / Schengen citizens and their family members, as well as to holders of regular residence permits and their family members.

 

ENTRY IN ITALY IS NOT ALLOWED

 

Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic.

 

A ban on entry into Italy is still in force from these countries, with the exception of EU citizens (including Italian citizens) and their family members who have registered residence in Italy before 9 July 2020. They are excluded from the entry ban also crews and traveling personnel of means of transport and diplomatic officials and agents and military personnel in the performance of their duties.

Movements from Italy to these countries are permitted only for specific reasons: work, health or study reasons, absolute urgency, return to one's home, home or residence. Therefore, travel for tourism is not allowed. Upon returning to Italy from these countries, it is necessary to undergo fiduciary isolation and health surveillance, fill in a self-declaration in which you must indicate the reason that allows the return (possession of EU / Schengen citizenship or status of family member of EU citizen and residence in Italy) and you can reach your final destination in Italy only by private vehicle (airport transit is allowed, without leaving the dedicated areas).

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