Update 2022-05-19: Travellers in or heading to Italy should still bear in mind that a general strike will take place on Friday (20 May).
2022-05-06: On Friday (20 May) a general strike will take place in Italy against the war economy related to the war in Ukraine.
Heightened security measures as well as disruptions to traffic and public life are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.