Safety: a special protocol for the Pitti Immagine summer fairs

Pitti Immagine is busy working on every tiny detail of our protocol of anti-Covid measures in order to ensure that the summer fairs will be held in total safety and tranquility.  This will be a special package to allow exhibitors, buyers, press and visitors to work smoothly and to have a fair experience that complies with all the current regulations for the protection of public health.  We want to start sharing with you some details of the measures which concern the basic aspects of your participation at the Fortezza, Stazione Leopolda and your stay in Florence and will continue to keep you constantly updated about the next steps of our safety plan.

Registration and entrance tickets:

_ Exhibitors, stand preparation personnel, buyers and press will be obliged to carry out online pre-registration and digital accreditation - it will not be possible to purchase your ticket upon arrival at the Fortezza and Stazione Leopolda.

Entry to Italy 
Travelers from abroad can find all the updated information on entry and stay regulations in Italy on the Ministry of Health website.
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Among the latest measures introduced for people arriving in Italy, there is the compulsory Passenger Locator Form ( PLF) completion, effective from 24 May:
Click here for the Digital Passenger Locator Form

FAQs - Green certifications questions and answers - Covid 19

Entry to the Fortezza da Basso and Stazione Leopolda:

_ entry to the fair will only be permitted by displaying at least one of the “Green pass” requirements:

  • negative result of a swab test carried out in the previous 48 hours (molecular / PCR and antigenic / rapid test are equivalent)
  • vaccination certificate (the first dose is sufficient if 15 days have passed)
  • certificate of complete recovery following infection  (valid for 180 days)

_ compulsory mask wearing (FFP2 recommended)

_ automatic body temperature scanning

_ separate entrance and exit routes with appropriate signage

_ sanitizing gel dispenser

Inside the venue:

_ Personnel verified and certified within 48h from commencement of service 

_ Placards and signage in Italian and English illustrating the prevention rules

_ Limited capacity in the pavilions with monitoring of areas to prevent gatherings

_ Personnel charged with monitoring and ensuring compliance with the prevention measures

Stands and communal areas:

_ extraordinary sanitization of the exhibition venue on the eve of the event 

_ daily sanitization of the stands, corridors, communal areas in addition to all contact surfaces 

_ separate waste management for the collection of special refuse and PPE

_ hand sanitizer gel dispensers positioned in various points around the fair complex  


_ shuttle bus service with fully sanitized vehicles, body temperature scanners and running with 50% occupancy.

Red Cross rapid testing hub at Piazza Stazione S.M. Novella
Operators and visitors of the fairs with access to the exhibition venues for more than 48 hours (if they have an expired negative swab result, and do not have a vaccination certificate or a certificate of complete recovery), will be able to receive a rapid antigen test without any cost, age limit or medical prescription - in the tensile structure set up by the Red Cross in Florence's Piazza Stazione, next to the Palazzina Reale, every day from 8am to 6.30pm.

We will continue to keep you informed about all the #SafeWithPitti protocol measures:
your safety is our priority.