OREANDA-NEWS  The Italian authorities have decided on the opening date of the tourist season and the main conditions for the entry of foreign travelers, according to the Association of Tour Operators of Russia.

Italian Tourism Minister Massimo Garavaglia said that tourism in Italy could resume on a memorable date for the country - Republic Day, which is celebrated on June 2.

Garavaglia noted that the basic conditions for accepting foreign tourists include: complete vaccination against coronavirus and the availability of appropriate certificates, as well as the presentation of a negative test result for COVID-19.

Until April 30 in Italy there are restrictions on the travel of citizens abroad. Arriving from the EU countries will have a five-day quarantine and PCR testing for coronavirus, tourists from most countries outside the EU will need to observe 15 days of isolation and be tested for COVID-19. Tourist visas to Italy in Russia have not yet been issued.