Our accommodation facilities have to follow strict rules to ensure the health of guests and staff . Housekeeping activities are scrupulous and carried out according to strict criteria and with special procedures. Inside every facility, customers will find signs with the instructions to follow to enjoy the service safely.
All catering services in restaurants, pizzerias, pubs, ice cream parlors, pastry shops and bars work from 5:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. but they will be closed from 24 to 31 December 2020 and from 01 to 06 January 2021 Catering with home delivery and “take-away” is still allowed until 10.00 pm but with a ban on consumption on the spot or nearby. Consumption at the table is allowed up to a maximum of 4 people per table (except for people living under the same roof).
Always with the obligation to ensure social distancing, food and beverage service is allowed in airports, hospitals and refueling areas along motorways.
All kinds of retail shops, shopping malls and outlets, are open until 09:00 p.m. (on 28,29,30 December and 4 January) as well as markets, trade fairs and hobbyist markets, craft activities, personal care centres such as hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons.
From 24 to 31 December and from 1 to 6 January 2021 alla shops need to close except for pharmacies, newsstands, food markets, tobacconists and personal care centres such as hairdressers, barbers and beauty salons.
Here it is always necessary to maintain the distance of one metre between people and the obligation to wear a protective mask. Customers of the single exercises will receive an adequate information on the taken preventive measures, about the maximum capacity limit of the place and about the behaviours to adopt and will have to disposition specific products for the sanitization of the hands. The detection of body temperature may also be required, in order to ensure the safety and health of all guests.
On Sundays and Holidays, all shopping centres are closed except for pharmacies, newsstands, food markets and tobacconists lying inside the mall.
Nationwide, from 6 November and until further notice, all museums, cultural sites and exhibitions are closed.
Shows open to the public in theatrical halls, concert halls, cinemas and other spaces, even outdoors, are suspended.
Activities in the outdoors or indoors dance halls, discos and similar venues, are suspended too.
Festivals and fairs of any kind are prohibited a well as conference and congress are suspended except for those that can take place with remote modes.
Parties are banned both indoors and outdoors includin those for civil or religious ceremonies. Furthermore, it is strongly recommended to avoid private parties and to receive people non-cohabitants in private homes.
Activities of gyms, swimming pools, wellness centers, spas are suspended (except for those with mandatory health care) as well as the activities of theme and amusement parks.
It is possible to play sports both outdoors, without the requirement of the mask during the activity but in compliance with the distance of two meters between people and the absolute prohibition of gathering. All sport competitions and all activities related to amateur contact sports are prohibited, while sporting events recognized by the Coni and the Italian Paralympic Committee behind closed doors are allowed.
Until December 20th, travelling throughout Sicily, by public or private means of transport to and from a municipality other than the one of residence, domicile is allowed until 10 p.m.
From 10.00 pm to 05.00 am, travelling by car, bus, train o by any other vehicles also within one’s municipality is banned, except for specific reasons: proved needs or urgencies, health reasons or going back home. The self-declaration form justifying travels to other municipalities and beyond the permitted hours, is online.
The public transport, both urban and extra-urban lines, and the rail and sea transport serving the Sicilian minor islands guarantee their service for justified travels. These companies have adopted the necessary safety measures such as: periodic sanitation of the vehicles and a 50% reduction of the available seats. A kit with mask, gloves and single-dose gel pack is provided in case of long routes.
To protect all passengers, it is required to strictly comply with the obligation to use a protective mask both on board the vehicles and at the stop, even if outdoors.
At the airports, passengers and visitors are guided by signs towards the mandatory routes into and out of the airport. Sound announcements communicate the rules on social distancing. In addition, physical barriers are installed to limit and control, with the help of electronic tools, the maximum number of passengers in common spaces (gates, shops …) to avoid overcrowding. Departing and arriving passengers must wear masks and gloves. Airport personnel wear plexiglass visual screens and personal protective equipment. A thermoscanner is installed in each entrance / exit gate to control body temperature under the monitoring of health personnel.