Covid-19 Sardinia: Travel requirements

What you need to know when travelling to Sardinia

All information about Covid-19 in Sardinia: what’s required to enter Sardinia, what are the regulations to follow. All info explained in a simple and clear way according to the current regulations.

Note: the travel requirements may be subject to changes based on new ordinances and updates of the pandemic situation.


From 12 April 2021 Sardinia enter into the “RED ZONES” for Covid-19 risk (although the number of cases is very low compared to other regions)


  • Bar: only take-away is allowed until 6.00 pm
  • Restaurants: open ONLY for take-away until 10pm
  • Home deliveries without time limits
  • Outdoor activities: individual activities allowed from 05.00 to 22.00
  • The consumption of food and drinks within hotels and other accommodation is permitted only for guests staying.

Shops, museums, sports centers

  • Closed clothing stores, hairdressers, beauticians, spas
  • Museums and places of culture are closed
  • Closed gyms, swimming pools.


  • Curfew from 10pm to 5.00am
  • No gatherings including outdoors
  • Maintaining a personal distance of at least 1m
  • Use of the face covering also outdoors (children up to 6 years old excluded)
  • No travels between regions except for reasons of health, work or necessity. You must have with you the form: travel self-certification

Only allowed Travels

  • For proven reasons of work, health or necessity (even to another Region or Autonomous Province);
  • To return to their residence, domicile or home, including the return to “second homes” located inside and outside the region;
  • Travel to visit friends or relatives is prohibited and, in general, all travel to private homes other than one’s own not due to work, necessity or health reasons.

Entry requirements – Sardinia


Passengers arriving in Sardinia by plane or boat are required to complete the registration form before boarding or download the APP Sardegna Sicura


  1. Complete the REGISTRATION form online or via Sardegna Sicura APP. You must present a copy of the receipt along with your boarding pass and passport. You can show the receipt it directly from your phone.
  2. Show proof of the vaccination or test (PCR or antigen) with negative results taken no later than 48 hours before departure


  • OPTION 1: take the test free of charge in the ports and airports of arrival in Sardinia. After 5 days a second antigen swab is required to be repeated at a local health center.
  • OPTION 2: take a PCR test at your own expense within 48 hours of arrival in Sardinia in a public or private health center.
  • OPTION 3: self- isolate for 10-days by communicating to the Local healthcare. Call free number: 800 311 377


Until April 30, 2021, anyone entering Italy having stayed or transited in the countries listed in list C – in the previous 14 days – must undergo fiduciary isolation for 5 days (in addition to the self-declaration and to show a negative test upon arrival).

At the end of the 5 days of isolation it is mandatory to take a new swab.

For entries from the Austrian Region of Tyrol, the expected isolation is 14 days


C – Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark (including the Faroe Islands and Greenland), Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Réunion, Mayotte and excluding other territories located outside the European continent) , Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands (excluding territories located outside the European continent), Poland, Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira), Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain ( including territories on the African continent), Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Switzerland, Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Israel.

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FAQ: Questions & answers

  • Do I have to get a Covid-19 test at my arrival in Sardinia?

According to the latest decree (Ordinanza del 5 Marzo 2021) travelers can enter Sardinia with a negative swab (antigen and/or PCR test) or vaccine (both doses). Alternatively, a 10-day quarantine is mandatory. Further restrictions have been issued against non-resident and foreign countries who intend to travel to Sardinia in the period 18 March – 30 April 2021.

  • Do I have to do the quarantine once I arrive in Sardinia?

No, if you have already been vaccinated or if you have a negative test results, the quarantine it is not necessary. The 10-days isolation is mandatory if you do not have the test with a negative result and you do not want to take it on arrival. 5-day isolation is required for travelers arriving from abroad from List C countries.

  • What should I do if I have not been vaccinated and have not being tested before embarking?

You can still arrive in Sardinia and take the test on arrival at no cost. Remember that you must get a second antigen test 5 days after the first.

  • Can I take the test even after my arrival in Sardinia?

You can also get the test later but within 48 hours of your arrival in Sardinia. You must take a molecular swab (PCR) at your own expense at a public or private facility.

  • What happens if I test positive in Sardinia?

You will be immediately subjected to isolation and you will have to contact the Local Healthcare center who will provide all the useful information.

For more information you can send an email to: or call the free-number: 800 894 530.

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Covid-19 Sardinia: the pandemic data

Coronavirus Sardinia data from the beginning of the pandemic to today (APRIL 2021)

Total tests: over 1 million
Total cases: 49.109
Deaths: 1.265
People healed: 30.751

Spread of the coronavirus in geographic areas

  • Cagliari area: 12.523
  • South Sardinia: 7.488
  • Oristano: 4.236
  • Nuoro: 9.755
  • Sassari: 15.107

Last update 11 April 2021

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