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Urbino, The Gem of Renaissance in Italy

UNESCO World Heritage Site, Urbino, located in Marche region of Italy is a picturesque medieval hillside town, truly a gem of the great Renaissance times. Also known as the birthplace of Raphael, famous Renaissance artist and architect, read more on how to spend half a day and its importance as the Renaissance centre of the arts.

Traveling to Italy During Covid-19 in 2021

This summer, I’m traveling again to Italy from Singapore. While the European Union has opened up its border to most countries, European countries are not out of the red for Covid-19 cases. If you have read about my travel experience to Italy in 2020 and my quarantine experience back in Singapore, the requirements back in 2020 have totally changed this time in 2021.

Italy to Singapore and my quarantine in Singapore during Covid-19 Pandemic

Here’s my experience serving 14-day quarantine in Swissotel in Singapore and the swab tests, back from a trip in Italy.

Traveling to Italy amidst Covid-19

Traveling to Italy amidst Covid-19 does require a lot more planning and flexibility. Preparations took place 3 months before, I booked my flight ticket in September 2020 which unfortunately had to be postponed twice as the cases escalated drastically all over Italy. I also called the Italy embassy as well as followed up with an email.