Safe holidays in Trentino

For a peaceful and stress-free stay

Trentino is part of the White Zone; for this reason, there are no travel restrictions as it pertains to time bands and reasons for moving about within Trentino and other Italian locations included in the White Zone.

Anyone entering Italy from abroad, regardless of origin, must fill in a digital localisation form (EU Digital Passenger Locator Form). However, different documentation may be required depending on the country of departure. For specific information and details, please consult the FAQ at the bottom of the page.

From 6 December 2021 until 15 January 2022, the 2G EU digital Covid certificate (Italian Super Green Pass) will be obligatory even in white zones to take part in activities which were not previously subject to the new restrictions.

For all the details, please refer to the FAQ at the bottom of the page.

 


GREEN PASS (EU digital Covid certificate)

The COVID-19 Green Certification, better known as the “Green Pass” (EU digital COVID certificate), is necessary to have unrestricted access to places, activities and services (you will find all the details in the FAQ section).

From 6 December, the 2G EU digital Covid certificate provide proof of one of the following criteria:

 • having received the complete COVID-19 vaccination

• having recovered from COVID-19 within the previous six months

The 3G EU digital Covid certificate (Italian “Basic Green Pass") provide proof of one of the following criteria:

 • having received the complete COVID-19 vaccination

• having recovered from COVID-19 within the previous six months

• having received a negative result from a rapid antigen test within the last 48 hours, or from molecular test within the last 72 hours.

 


FACE MASK

It is mandatory to always have face masks with you. Face masks must be worn:

 • in indoor places other than private homes (shops, restaurants, common areas, etc.)

 • in healthcare settings, according to existing protocols

 • in all means of public transport


CABLEWAYS

Three requirements must be met to access cableways:

 • possession of 3G EU digital Covid certificate for 'enclosed' lifts (cable cars, gondola lifts and chairlifts, when used with the windscreens closed)

 • maintaining the interpersonal distance of no less than 1 metre on the way in and out

 • use of a surgical or higher grade (FFP2) mask in common areas and during transport on ski lifts and cable cars


CULTURE AND LEISURE

Cinemas, theatres, concert halls, live music venues and other cultural venues are open. As of 6 December, the 2G EU digital Covid certificate is required. The 3G EU digital Covid certificate is required to access museums, libraries, gyms and swimming pools.

 

 


EAT AND DRINK

All catering activities are open, with no maximum limit for the number of diners, both indoors and outdoors. As of 6 December, it is necessary to display the 2G EU digital Covid certificate in order to eat and drink inside restaurants, bars, etc.

 

 


OVERNIGHT STAYS

As of 6 December, the 3G EU digital Covid certificate is required for overnight stays at hotels and other accommodation facilities, farmhouses, private apartments and open-air tourism and accommodation sites, Alpine lodges, hiking shelters and youth hostelsand. Guests at such facilities are also required to have a 3G EU digital Covid certificate in order to access the catering services offered by the facility, if these areas are dedicated exclusively to the guests of the facility. Whether the restaurant of the structure also hosts external customers, the 2G EU digital Covid certificate is required.



FAQ

Can I reach Trentino without restrictions if I come from another Italian region?

  • Trentino is part of the White Zone; for this reason, there are no travel restrictions as it pertains to time bands and reasons for moving about within other locations included in the White Zone.
    For destinations within the Yellow Zone, travel is allowed without any need to provide any justification, in compliance with the specific travel time-band restrictions put in place in the Yellow Zone and those relating to travel to other private residences.

 

What should I do if I want to reach Trentino from abroad?

  • 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;
    - or that they have recovered from COVID within the previous 6 months;
    - or 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 or that they have recovered from COVID;
    - 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 their Covid-19 green pass or equivalent, validated by the EMA, which certifies that they are fully vaccinated (2 doses or only 1 dose in the case of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Only for those who have stayed or transited through Canada, Japan and the United States in the 14 days prior to entering Italy the COVID-19 green pass certifying that they have recovered from Covid is also valid
    - by presenting 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. 

    ENTRY OF MINORS

    In addition to exceptions specifically required by law: 

    > Molecular or antigen test
    - From 0 to 5 years old (before their sixth birthday): they are exempt from undergoing the molecular or antigen test.
    - From 6 to 17 years old (before their eighteenth birthday): mandatory swab, if required by applicable legislation based on travel history in the 14 days prior to entering Italy.

    > Quarantine
    - From 0 to 5 years old (before their sixth birthday): exempt from quarantine if they are travelling with a parent who is in turn exempt from quarantine because they have a vaccination certificate (or a certificate of recovery, if recognised by applicable legislation based on their travel history in the 14 days prior to entry).
    - From 6 to 17 years old (before their eighteenth birthday), they are exempt from quarantine if accompanied by a parent with valid vaccination or recovery certification (if required by applicable legislation based on their travel history in the 14 days prior to entry). However, where required by law, they must undergo molecular or antigen testing. If no test is administered and even if the parent has the necessary certification, the minor must quarantine (Art. 8, paragraph 3 of Ordinance 22 October 2021).
    - School groups entering Italy from the United Kingdom accompanied only by a teacher and with a single dose of the vaccine, are not exempt from quarantine.

    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 15 December 2021, entrance into and travel within Italy will be prohibited for persons who, within the previous fourteen days, have stayed in or passed through the following countries: South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini. An exception is made for Italian citizens who are resident in Italy as of a date preceding this ordinance.
     
  • 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.

What is the COVID-19 Green Certification (Green Pass)?

The COVID-19 Green certification was created to facilitate the unrestricted and safe movement of citizens within the European Union during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 6 December, the ‘Super Green Pass Decree’ has entered into force in Italy, differentiating between the 2G EU digital Covid certificate and the 3G EU digital Covid certificate.

The 2G EU digital Covid certificate provides proof of having been fully vaccinated against or having recovered from COVID-19.

The 3G EU digital Covid certificate provides proof of having received a negative result from an antigen or molecular test, or having been fully vaccinated against or having recovered from COVID-19.

The Certification contains a QR Code that allows verifying the authenticity and validity of the information.

The European Commission has created a common platform (European Gateway) to ensure that certificates issued by European countries can be verified in all EU countries. In Italy, the Certification is issued exclusively through the National Platform of the Ministry of Health, in both digital and paper format.

For further information, we recommend that you visit: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

 

How do I get the 2G EU digital Covid certificate?

The COVID-19 green pass is generated automatically and made available free of charge in the following cases:

1.     upon completing the course of vaccines;

2.     upon getting a booster after having completed the first course of vaccines;

3.     if you have recovered from COVID-19 within the last six months.

For further information, we recommend that you visit: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

 

How do I get the 3G EU digital Covid certificate?

The COVID-19 green certificate is generated automatically and made available free of charge in the following cases:

1.     upon completing the course of vaccines;

2.     upon getting a booster after having completed the first course of vaccines;

3.     if you have recovered from COVID-19 within the last six months.

4.    you have received a negative result from a molecular swab test within the last 72 hours, or from a rapid antigen test within the last 48 hours.

For further information, we recommend that you visit: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

 

In what situations will the 2G EU digital Covid certificate be required?

The new green Pass will be needed to access the following categories of events or venues, which would otherwise be subject to restrictions in yellow zones:

·      Performances

·      Sporting events

·      Indoor dining

·      Cinemas, theatres, concert halls, live music venues and other cultural venues

·      Parties and nightclubs

·      Public ceremonies

From 6 December 2021 until 15 January 2022, the 2G EU digital Covid certificate — used for taking part in activities which would otherwise be subject to restrictions in yellow zones — must also be used in white zones.

 

When will it be sufficient to display a 3G EU digital Covid certificate?

·      Staying in a hotel

·      Changing rooms for sporting activities

·      Gyms, swimming pools and sports clubs

·      'Enclosed' lifts (cable cars, gondola lifts and chairlifts, when used with the windscreens closed)

·      Railway transport (national, regional and high-speed) and local public transport (buses, coaches and metro services)

·      Festivals, fairs and Christmas markets

·      Museums and libraries

 

Are children exempt from showing the Green Pass, to access activities and services for which the Green Pass is required?

Children under 12 are exempt.

For further information, we recommend that you visit: https://www.dgc.gov.it/web/

Can tourists get the Covid-19 vaccine in Trentino?

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)

Where can I take the Covid-19 Test in Trentino?

  • At the pharmacies and Covid-19 Test Centres listed here (list broken down by location), 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.

What are the rules for access to cableways?

The rules for accessing the cable lifts require:

  • possession of 3G EU digital Covid certificate for 'enclosed' lifts (cable cars, gondola lifts and chairlifts, when used with the windscreens closed)
  • maintaining the interpersonal distance of no less than 1 metre on the way in and out
  • use of a surgical or higher grade (FFP2) mask in common areas and during transport on ski lifts and cable cars

Facilities will operate at 100% for chairlifts, 80% for cable cars, gondola lifts and chairlifts, when used with the windscreens closed.

 

Can I buy the ski pass online?

This season we’ve worked to expand and simplify the process of purchasing ski passes and seasonal passes online. We’ve also come up with new ways to pick up your ski pass, such as getting it right from your hotel, to save you from having to go to ski pass offices and cash registers. More info here.

Is insurance necessary to ski on the Trentino slopes?

Yes, pursuant to Legislative Decree 40-2021, starting from 01/01/2022, skiers who use alpine ski slopes must have a valid insurance that covers his/her civil liability for damage or injuries caused to third parties.

Do I need to wear a helmet while skiing?

Yes, pursuant to Legislative Decree 40-2021, starting from 01/01/2022, it is mandatory for people under the age of 18 to wear a protective helmet when practicing alpine skiing, snowboarding, telemark skiing, sledding and tobogganing.

Do I need the Green Pass to access bars and restaurants?

As of 6 December, the 2G EU digital Covid certificate is required for indoor dining.

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, both outside and inside. 
 

Are there any restrictions concerning the sale of take-away food and drinks?

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.
 

Do I need the Green Pass to spend my holiday in Trentino?

As of 6 December, a 3G EU digital Covid certificate is required for overnight stays at hotels and other accommodation facilities, farmhouses, private apartments and open-air tourism and accommodation sites, Alpine lodges, hiking shelters and youth hostelsand and to access any catering services offered by accommodation facilities exclusively for their guests. Whether the restaurant of the structure also hosts external customers, the 2G EU digital Covid certificate is required.

Do I need the Green Pass to travel on public transport?

As of 6 December, the 3G EU digital Covid certificate is required to travel on Intercity, Intercity Night and High Speed trains used for rail passenger services. It is also required on buses used to provide passenger transport services by road, whether continuously or periodically, on routes which connect more than two regions, and on hired bus services with a driver as well as on regional railway transport and local public transport (buses, coaches and metro services).

Is a Green Pass needed to access museums, cinemas and theatres?

As of 6 December, a 2G EU digital Covid certificate is required to access cinemas, theatres, concert halls, live music venues and other cultural institutes with a safe access policy. The 3G EU digital Covid certificate is required to access museums and libraries.

 

Is the Green Pass needed to access stores and shopping centres?

No, it is not needed to access stores and shopping centres, but it is necessary to access any catering services which offer indoor dining within the shopping centre.
 

Can I play outdoor sports freely?

Yes, outdoor sports can be played, even team sports and contact sports. For individual exercise, a minimum distance of one metre must be observed, while a minimum distance of 2 metres must be maintained for individual sports; in any case, it is advisable to avoid excessively crowded areas.
 

Is a Green Pass needed to access Christmas Markets?

Yes, a 3G EU digital Covid certificate is required to access Trentino’s Christmas Markets.

Each Market has its own specific rules in place to prevent crowds from gathering and facilitate quick, safe access.

What are the numbers to call for information and clarifications?

In Trentino, the toll-free number 800 867 388 has been reactivated. It is active from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, holidays excluded, answering questions and calls from those who need clarification on travel to and from abroad, quarantine procedures and other useful information.

The national 24-hour COVID toll-free number for every citizen is 1500. The single emergency number 112, should be used for all other emergencies.

116117 is the single European number for accessing non-urgent medical assistance and other Trentino health services is. It is free and available 24/7.