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Is it safe to travel in Italy right now? Advice and tips

The Covid – 19 pandemic has put a strain on the world of tourism, one of the sectors that has suffered most and that has been most affected by the various restrictive measures taken by governments. There are many travelers who are eager to return to adventures around the world and can not wait to be able to start again. In this article, then, we will try to answer the question, “Is it safe to travel in Italy right now?”.

Is it already possible to travel to Italy again?

At the moment (February 2021) there are obviously still restrictions on international travel and movement between regions, but the situation is improving significantly and we hope, therefore, a return to normal between spring and summer.

Already last year (in 2020), in the middle of the pandemic, Italy safely welcomed European travelers during the summer and it is likely that also this year it will be possible to return to travel in Italy in freedom from spring, also considering that the vaccination campaign already in place will presumably produce the first effects from early spring.

To stay informed about the situation and to know in an updated way if it is safe to travel in Italy right now, we suggest you to consult the site Viaggiare Sicuri. In this way, given the rapidity with which changes occur, you can stay informed in real time.

Rules and tricks to travel safe in Italy right now (with restrictions due to Covid19)

At the moment in Italy, as in almost every country in the world, it is necessary to respect some simple rules to stay in total safety.

Here are a few things to keep in mind for your trip to Italy:

  • Maintain social distancing;
  • Avoid crowds;
  • Always wear a mask in enclosed spaces and where it is not possible to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter from other people;
  • Wash hands frequently.

Is it safe to travel in Italy right now

Travel in Italy in total safety: our advices

In addition to the precautions that we have just suggested you to follow, we want to give you some hints to organize a trip to Italy in a safe and fulfilling way.

In fact, we have thought of three suggestions that may be useful to you:

 

1.  Visit small villages and lesser-known cities

The first suggestion is to choose small villages or lesser-known cities as your travel destination.

This is the right time to discover new destinations: why not choose the beautiful upper city of Bergamo, Genoa and its surroundings or a relaxing vacation on Lake Como?

Italy is a country rich in beauty and wherever you go you will be able to marvel.

Often there are incredible surprises hidden in small and unknown places too often remained hidden, overshadowed by the fame of the big cities always taken by storm by tourists.

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2.  Choose a stay in the countryside or in the mountains

Another good idea for a peaceful and safe vacation is to leave the cities behind and take refuge in the countryside or mountains for a relaxing stay in the midst of nature.

How about a week in a farmhouse where you can relax in the open air, taste the delicacies of regional Italian cuisine and maybe organize a trek or a bike ride?

You’ll return to your daily routine completely refreshed!

A good idea, for example, would be to choose the surroundings of Bolzano to enjoy the splendor of the mountains and their healthy, crisp air, or the Tuscan countryside near Florence.

 

3.   Dedicate yourself to outdoor activities in the big cities

If, on the other hand, you don’t want to give up your stay in a city of art, then the advice we would give you is to devote yourself above all to outdoor activities.

Enjoy the cities on foot, walk the streets enjoying the beauty of Italian monuments and, why not, take part in some guided tours to learn more about the history of the places you are visiting.

At Do Eat Better Experience, for example, we offer fun Food Tours in many Italian cities: a guide will accompany you to discover the most characteristic places and traditional flavors of the place where you are. You will live a fun, authentic and safe experience.

You will be able to choose your favorite gastronomic tour among many Italian destinations: from big cities to some smaller places. The common factor will always be the desire to make you live the place as only a true local would do!

 

We are waiting for you in safety to come back and make you taste Italy!

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SELENE

SELENE

Graduated in Literature and Communication and Media Culture, she loves both writing and storytelling. She made her first trip when she was only two and a half months old and hasn't had a break since. Each of her trips is accompanied, of course, by more tastings of the local cuisine! Today she writes about this and more on her blog "Viaggi che Mangi" and in the meantime she also writes for other portals.

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