COVID-19

THE BRITISH INSTITUTE OF FLORENCE IS FOLLOWING THE GUIDELINES AND INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES.

 

In line with government policy in Italy, the British Institute of Florence is open for business. 

The Library at Palazzo Lanfredini is open from Wednesday 1st September 2021 (Mon-Fri 14:30-18:30).  
English language classes will resume at Palazzo Strozzino from Monday 6th September.

All visitors to the British Institute are required to follow these Rules (please note that it is possible these may change at short notice):

1.  All visitors to Palazzo Lanfredini will be required to show a Green Pass (or equivalent International certification) if they wish to do more than return a book or make an enquiry at the reception desk.

2.  Visitors to Palazzo Strozzino do not currently need to show a Green pass, though this may change in the coming days or weeks.
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3. Visitors to both buildings are requested to observe the following COVID safety rules:

  • Please do not come to either building if you have symptoms that could be COVID-19. We are obliged to deny access to anyone with a temperature of 37.5°C (99.5°F) or over, so we ask that you check your temperature before coming to us.
  • You must wear a face mask covering your nose and mouth at all times when you are in both British Institute buildings, including the lift. 
  • Please avoid crowding, especially at the entrance to the buildings. Keep a safe distance of at least one metre between yourself and everyone else at all times.
  • Gel for cleaning your hands is available at the entrance to both buildings and in all of the classrooms.  Please use it on arrival and keep your hands clean at all times using either the gel available in each room or the soap in the toilets

We appreciate your cooperation with these rules so that everyone can enjoy the programmes of the British Institute … and stay safe.