The Situation on the Ground on Lipari and the Aeolian islands

Last update: 13 october 2021

This page is dedicated to the current COVID-19 situation in Italy, with a particular focus on the Aeolian islands. Though we try to summarize to the best of our knowledge, it’s not always easy to stay abreast of the changing situation. Please see the official government links below.

Official websites for more information:


Places and Activites That Require a Green Pass

  • Restaurants and bars (only for indoor table service; no Green Pass needed for coffee bar standing service)

  • Gyms and pools

  • Spas

  • Amusement parks

  • Hospitals

  • Museums

  • Long-distance trains (Intercity, Frecciarossa, Italo)

  • Domestic flights

  • Ferries that run between regions (from the mainland to Sicily and Sardinia, for example, but not for Aeolian islands)

No Green Pass is required for ferries for the Aeolian islands or open-air tours (including boat tours). You also do not need a Green Pass to stay in a hotel or use the in house restaurant or bar.

If the hotel has a pool or spa, you’ll need a Green Pass to use these services.


Tourists from outside the EU can show their vaccination certificate from their home country in English, Italian, French, or Spanish.

This must attest to being fully vaccinated against Covid19 with one of the vaccines approved by the EMA (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, J&J) at least 14 days prior to arrival, or of having a negative Covid-19 test (antigen or PCR) taken 48 hours before or a certification of having recovered from a Covid-19 infection by a doctor .

Children under 12 do not need a Green Pass.


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