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COVID-19 restrictions are in place in Italy, including the mandatory use of masks in all outdoor spaces where social distancing is not possible, and indoors.

The mask rules are slightly different during the holiday season.

The FCDO states: “You must pay close attention to signage when traveling and wear a mask with you at all times.

“The mask is mandatory at all times in the yellow zones and in certain downtown areas and downtown areas during the holiday season.”

A social distancing of one meter must be respected and gatherings “must be avoided”.

Italy also uses “green passes” for public places.

FCDO says: “A ‘Green Pass’, also known as the EU’s digital COVID certificate, is required to travel to Italy and to access hospitality and leisure venues.

“A Green Pass certifies a complete vaccination, recovery or negative test result. It is required for activities such as indoor seating in bars and restaurants, museums, exhibitions, sporting events, fairs, civil or religious ceremonies and major events. “

Anyone found guilty of forging their green pass can face a fine “up to € 3,000 (around £ 2,500) or jail time”.

The British are still allowed to enter Italy at the time of writing.

FCDO says: “If you are traveling from the UK and can show that you are fully vaccinated, you can enter Italy without needing to self-isolate. “

Travelers must complete a passenger tracing form before entering Italy and show proof of a negative PCR test carried out within 48 hours of arrival or a negative antigen test carried out within 24 hours before arrival the arrival.

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