Covid 19 - Useful informations

Covid 19 - Useful informations

This page is constantly updated (last update 3/3)

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)

Modena and its surrounding area is RED

Limitations on the national territory

The decree Dpcm of the 2nd of March, 2021, in force from the 6th March to the 6th of April 2021, provide for further measures to contain and manage the epidemiological emergency caused by COVID-19.

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

Any movement into and out of the territory of the province of Modena (red zone) and within the same territory is prohibited, except for movements motivated by proven work needs or situations of necessity or for health reasons. It is allowed to return to one's home, home or residence.

Transit through the territories in the red zone is allowed if necessary to reach further territories not subject to travel restrictions or in cases where travel is permitted.

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

The activities of bars, pubs, restaurants, ice cream parlors, pastry shops are closed to public, no consumption on the spot or nearby

Takeaway is allowed until 10 pm, with a ban on consumption on the spot or nearby.

Takeaway is allowed until 6.00 pm for businesses with a prevalent activity of bars without a kitchen (and other similar businesses - code ATECO 56.3) or retail trade in beverages (code ATECO 47.25)

Home delivery is allowed without time limits

Restaurants in hotels and other accommodation facilities are open without time limits, limited to its customers, who are accommodated there.

Shops and markets (commercial activities)

Retail commercial activities are suspended, with the exception of the sale of food and basic necessities. Newsstands, tobacconists, pharmacies and parapharmacies remain open.

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 and places of culture are closed

Parks and sports

It is allowed to carry out motor activities individually in the vicinity of one's home with spacing and wearing a mask

It is allowed to carry out sporting activities exclusively outdoors and individually

The activities of gyms, swimming pools, swimming centers, wellness centers, spas are suspended

Basic sports activities are suspended in sports centers and clubs


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

Places of worship

The places of worship remain open.

Guided tours

Outdoor walking tours are not allowed

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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