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Open Air Tourist Facilities

▪    Suitable information on prevention measures which can also be understood by non-Italian speakers must be displayed.

▪    Where possible, the hut’s outdoor spaces must be demarcated allowing for regulated access. Where tables and benches are present an information panel must be set up to highlight the health norms and safety distances and trajectories making it possible to avoid direct contact between people set up.

▪    A dispenser containing hand cleanser must be set up at the entrance to this area.

▪    Inside the area managers must invite guests to respect interpersonal distancing of at least one metre and use personal protection such as masks and gloves. This does not apply to members of the same family, those cohabiting and people sharing the same room as well as those to whom interpersonal distancing regulations do not apply, with this latter being the personal responsibility of those involved.

▪    Single-use tablecloths are obligatory as is disinfecting tables and chairs before client changeover.

▪    Table service only is allowed.

▪    Part of the external seating areas is set aside for reserved guests.

▪    In external areas, where a special area for picnicking has been set aside, this will also be limited access. Where possible outside areas should be equipped with gazebos, umbrellas and canopies, thus limiting excess pressure at the entrance to the mountain hut.

Inside mountain huts

▪    Entrance to mountain huts is conditional on capacity and access is dependent on mask and glove use.

▪    Counter service is not allowed, only table service.

▪    Where possible, trajectories inside the hut should be identified to avoid direct contact between people.

▪    Overnight stays and meals should prioritise booking and lists of guests kept for at least 14 days.

Access to internal mountain hut areas

▪    Movement between rooms is conditional on use of safety measures. Visitors are banned from entering the accommodation area in walking boots and must wear their own slippers.

▪    In the event that maximum seating space numbers in accordance with safe distance rules are reached in the internal dining area managers must set up an information board at the entrance to stop people coming in.


▪    A disinfecting gel dispenser must be set up at the entrance to each room.

▪    Beds must include mattresses with mattress covers in washable material and a disposable set made up of singlSpecific guidelines are set out here for this type of facility and reference is to be made to the general accommodation guidelines.

▪    Suitable information on prevention measures which can also be understood by non-Italian speakers is to be displayed.

▪    Body temperature can be measured and access denied to those with temperatures of over 37.5°C.

▪    Interpersonal distancing of at least one metre should be promoted and facilitated (except for family units) in all common use areas and trajectory differentiation fostered within facilities with special attention to entrances and exits. To this end, information points and/or space indications (such as stickers on floors, balls, ribbons, etc.) are recommended.

▪    Where possible social distancing should be monitored by staff.

▪    Reception and cash desks should be equipped with physical barriers (e.g. screens). In any case electronic payment and online booking management is to be encouraged with automatic check in and check out where possible

▪    Reception staff must clean their work surfaces and the equipment used at the end of every shift.

▪    Guests must use masks at all times in indoor spaces (e.g. retail outlets, common use spaces and toilets) and in any case when interpersonal distances of at least one metre (with the exception of family members and those sharing sleeping accommodation) cannot be respected. Masks are not obligatory during physical exercise.

▪    Staff are required to use masks at all times in the presence of clients and in any event when interpersonal distances of at least one metre cannot be respected.

▪    Hand cleansing systems using hydro-alcohol solutions must be easy to access at various locations inside the facility, encouraging frequent use by clients and staff.

▪    All objects supplied to guests must be disinfected before and after each use.

▪    All spaces must be frequently cleaned and disinfected with special attention being paid to common use areas and frequently touched surfaces (handrails, light switches, lift buttons, door and window handles, etc.). Adequate airing of indoor spaces must be ensured.

▪    Public toilets must be cleaned at least twice a day given the specific features of these facilities. In the event of greater visitor numbers with 70% or more of the spaces without on-site toilets (thus excluding mobile homes, bungalows and spaces with private toilets), cleaning and disinfecting must take place at least three times per day.

▪    Airing/ventilation systems and air filter cleaning must be monitored and kept up.

▪    Guests’ mobile accommodation (e.g. tents, caravans and campers) must be positioned inside delimited spaces in such a way as to ensure respect for interpersonal distancing between the various visitor groups of no less than three metres between the entrances to units, where these face one another. A distance of at least 1.5 metres must also be maintained in the event of the use of accessories or adjuncts (e.g. tables, chairs, sunbeds, deck chairs).

▪    Guests must be encouraged to clean and disinfect external as well as internal furnishings.
e use mattress cover and pillow case or in material washable at 90°C. Personal sleeping bags are, in any case, mandatory.

▪    Where single use sheets are used these must supplement but not replace single use mattress and pillow covers.