Covid 19 - Useful informations

Covid 19 - Useful informations

This page is constantly updated (last update 30/1)

If you need to come to Modena for work, health or necessity, consult this page and contact us for further information to organize your stay in Modena.

Click here to read the official communication by the Italian Goverment

Regions and Autonomous Provinces are classified into four areas - red, orange, yellow and white - corresponding to three risk scenarios, for which specific restrictive measures are foreseen.

The classification is based on ordinances issued by the Ministry of Health. If you are travelling in Italy check the current situation here and here (faq)

Emilia Romagna region, where Modena is located, is now "Orange"

Limitations on the national territory

The Decree Law n. 2 of January 14, 2021 and the decree Dpcm of January 14, 2021, in force from 16 January to 5 March 2021, provide for further measures to contain and manage the epidemiological emergency caused by COVID-19. The two decrees confirm some of the measures already provided for in the previous decrees and introduce new ones.

Please refer to the page Covid-19, situation in Italy, and to the FAQ published on the Government website, for a summary of the different restrictions applied in the yellow, orange, and red areas.

Please find below a recap of the main rules in force:

Getting around

In Emilia Romagna, from 5am to 10pm, travel is allowed within the city of your residence. Travelling to different regions or municipalities is not allowed except for reasons of work, health and necessity.

From 10pm to 5am, travel is only allowed for reasons of work, health or necessity.

Tourist information centers

The Tourist Information office is open. We are in Piazza Grande, 14, from Monday to Saturday 9.00-18.00 Sunday 9.30-18.00. You can call us by phone: +39 59 2032660. The tourist information point and bus ticket office at the train station in Piazzale Dante, 6 / C is also open every morning - tel. 059/211529. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: from 7.30 to 13.30. Sunday: from 8.30 to 13.00.


Hotels are open. Remember to book in advance.

Restaurants and bars

People must not consume food or drinks on site.

Restaurants, ice cream parlors, pastry shops, etc. can provide takeaway service until 10pm.

Home delivery is always allowed, without time limit

In bars and other similar services take-away is allowed until 6pm.

Shops and markets (commercial activities)

All retail businesses, as well as markets, are open. On the weekend and on all holidays, shopping centers are closed with the exception of pharmacies, groceries, tobacconists. Make sure to respect the safety distance of at least one meter and to enter only with the mask. Try not to stay longer than the time required to purchase.

Means of transport

Taxis, buses and trains run regularly and are sanitized every day. For a safe journey, follow the directions given at stops and on vehicles and always wear a mask.


Museums are allowed to open from Monday to Friday. Contact us to check which museums are available.

Parks and sports

Parks and gardens are open for jogging or walking in compliance with the rules of distancing and within the municipality of residence. On the other hand, the activities of gyms, swimming pools, swimming centers, wellness centers, spas and ski resorts are suspended.


Conventions, congresses, festivals, fairs and other events are suspended

Places of worship

The places of worship remain open.

Guided tours

Outdoor walking tours are allowed in the yellow and orange areas

Cultural and recreational activities

Cinemas, theaters and concert halls are closed

Modena Tourist information center

Contact details
+39 0592032660
Piazza Grande 14 Modena
Opening time
Every day 9-18. Sundays and public holidays 9.30-18
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