Stay safe on your holidays while exploring the heart of Tuscany: travel information

Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano districts are ready to welcome visitors who wants to discover the lesser unknown area of the Tuscan region and in complete safety!

Trips in Tuscany

If you are planning to travel in Tuscany, please check, the official page of the Region and its section dedicated to coronavirus situation with useful informations.

Tourist Information Offices in the Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano districts

Tourist Offices are at your disposal to give you useful information about places of interest to visit, activities and where to stay in the area.

Please check at the following page the tourist office you are looking for.


As of 6 August, certain activities may only be carried out in possession of the EU Digital Covid-19 certificate, which shows that the holder has received at least one dose of a Sars-CoV-2 vaccine, that he/she has recovered from Sars-CoV-2 infection or he/she has a negative rapid antigen or molecular test result in the last 48 hours. More information.

As of 6 August, the EU Digital Covid Certificate or a negative molecular or antigen test will be required to access all indoor food outlets (the certificate will not be required for outdoor tables or for drinks served at the counter), shows, events and sporting competitions, museums and cultural venues, pools, gyms, wellness centres, fairs, food festivals, conferences and trade events, spas and theme parks.

Remember that Covid-19 tests can be taken in Tuscany without the need for a prescription and on a payment basis at private clinics and in certain pharmacies (rapid antigen and serological tests).

Pharmacies and clinics for Covid-19 test in Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano

Between 6 December 2021 and 15 January 2022, the reinforced green pass will also be introduced in white zones to access indoor dining, shows, events and sports competitions, festivals, nightclubs and public ceremonies. The reinforced green pass certifies one of the following conditions: having been vaccinated against COVID-19 or having recovered from COVID-19 in the last six months.

How to move around

Tuscany is currently classified as a “white zone” with related regulations in place.

It is mandatory to use the mask in closed places, accessible to the public (public transport and shops). Mass gatherings, in public places or open areas (such as parks or gardens), are prohibited.

Public Transportation

It is possible to use public transport by using security measures. It is compulsory to wear the mask on board and possibly gloves.

Accommodation, restaurants and tourist services

Accommodations in the Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano districts and all tourist service providers are working to guarantee their guests safety. Please check first if the service is available for the period indicated.

Restaurants, bars and bakeries are open for business and operate according to specific guidelines. All shops and shopping centres are open and operate with no time constraints.

Museums, cinemas and theatres

Museums, cinemas, theatres and concert halls have reopened and are required to operate according to specific regulations and reduced capacity.

Please check first if the service is available.


Many of the events scheduled in the Empolese Valdelsa and Montalbano area have been postponed.
To stay up to date, please contact Tourist Offices or visit the events calendar

Sport and wellness

Gymnasiums, swimming pools and sports facilities are open.

Please check first if the service is available.

Tips for a safe travel

Remember to follow all indication to contain the spread of Covid-19, further information on the official website of Tuscan Region

Provisions contained in this page are periodically updated, according to the Italian Government and the Tuscany Region. (updated to 6th of December 2021)