The French may again travel in Europe and in some countries outside the Schengen area. What are the constraints applied to tourists ?Summary In Spain, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, The United States, Morocco, and The Maghreb
[updated on August 06, 2020 at 12: 45 pm] Since the 15th of June last, the French can again move freely within the european space (i.e. the member States of the european Union, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, the United Kingdom, Saint-Marin, Holy see and Switzerland). The host country may, however, impose certain constraints. In Spain, visitors must complete a form of health and indicate any symptoms of the virus. In Portugal, a test Covid PCR will be required for travel on the islands of Madeira and the Azores. In Belgium, a test will be necessary only if your department of origin is Mayenne. Outside of the Schengen area, a PCR test will not be necessary if you go to Tunisia or Turkey. The point on the other regulations in force in the countries frequently visited not French tourists.
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Holiday in Spain : confinement, wearing a mask, beaches... The terms and conditions
Holiday in Italy : new cases, masks, beaches... The latest news and conditionsIn Spain, what are the restrictions or containment ?
The Spanish regime with its autonomous provinces may lead to differences between the regions. If you want to go in Catalonia, be aware that the mask is mandatory in the public space since the 9th of July. Several rules to remember :No limitation, to enter the Spanish territory or quarantine is currently in effect. The containment measures ? Catalonia , the reconfinement decided by the regional authorities, has finally been suspended by a Spanish court. In the air of the Barcelona metropolitan "population is invited to stay with her and not to hold meetings of more than ten people". A Lleida, the isolation of the inhabitants came to an end Thursday, July 30, at 16h. The rules in force will be the same as elsewhere in Catalonia. Moreover, the French authorities "advise against" to travel in this region. At the entrance on Spanish soil, a temperature control is performed at airports. You need to fill out a form of public health to present at your arrival. This document is downloadable from the website www.spth.gob.es or via the free app SPAIN TRAVEL HEALTH-SpTH available on a smartphone. The information is entered, you will get a QR Code to present to the authorities. Outside of Catalonia, where it is obligatory in the public space, wearing a mask is imposed in the transport and in all the places where the separation physical of 1.5 metres cannot be met, for any person over the age of 6. The mask-wearing compulsory in the car, if the passengers do not reside in the same household. In the region of Aragon and in the province of Lugo in Galicia, the port of the mask is also mandatory in all circumstances. This is also the case in the Madrid region, where gatherings of more than 10 persons are also prohibited. The beaches are open but the rules (booking, limiting the attendance...) are decided by each municipality. In Italy, what are the restrictions or containment ?
If the borders of Italy were re-opened at the beginning of June, the stays are subject to rules and restrictions because of the outbreak of coronavirus and the discovery of new foci of contamination at Rome, in the Veneto region and in the vicinity of Naples.containment ? Vigilance is always necessary since the discovery of several outbreaks especially in Rome and the Veneto. However, no measure of reconfinement was not announced for the moment. In Italy, it is mandatory to wear a mask in public places interiors. The port mask is not required in the open spaces, except in the case where the separation physical cannot be met ; the only exception is Lombardy, where the obligation to wear a mask also applies to outdoor spaces. Regarding museums, it is strongly recommended to have the entrance ticket online before you go to the place. In addition, visitors must wear a mask and wash hands before going into the museum. The discos, in the open air or in enclosed areas, have been reopened. The edges of the sea, italians are accessible since the beginning of June. On the private beaches, the majority on the peninsula, a distance of 3 to 10 metres must be observed between the sun loungers and umbrellas depending on the region. Most of the air routes to and from Italy are provided.
For foreign tourists, the registration is compulsory at the entrance in four regions of Italy :Sardinia : it is necessary to fill out an online form on the website of the region 48 hours prior to departure (the form is not available in paper format on board aircraft or ships) Sicilian : it is compulsory to register on the site Sicilia SiCura and/or via the app Sicilia SiCura (Play Store - Apple Store). For information and assistance, the toll-free number is active : Tel. 800.458787 Apulia : it is necessary to fill a form of self-reporting can be downloaded online on the website of the region. Calabria : it is necessary to fill out an online form on the region website dedicated to the emergency Covid. In Portugal, what are the restrictions or containment ?
Until July 31, 2020, a few strict measures concern throughout the country, gatherings are limited to 20 people, the consumption of alcohol is prohibited in the public space, the containment is mandatory for people who test positive, or under active vigilance. Three zones are differentiated in Portugal, in which apply measures of déconfinement differentiated (see the website of the embassy all the details).containment ? The authorities have observed a presence of worrisome outbreaks of contamination on the outskirts of Lisbon. Since 1 July, 700 000 inhabitants of 19 districts of the suburbs of the Portuguese capital have been reconfinés home. In these areas, the gatherings are also limited to 5 or 10 people. No quarantine is required for French travellers, except if you come from the overseas territories. Special provisions are in force if you want to travel to the Azores and Madeira, visitors must present a negative test at COVID-19 made in the 72 hours prior to their landing, or perform at their arrival. In airports, to take the temperature of passengers at their arrival is mandatory. A rule of social distancing of 2 meters is to be observed in the public space. Wearing a mask is mandatory in the transport, public services, shops and supermarkets, closed spaces and tourist places or open to the public. A label " Clean & Safe " has been created by the body in charge of tourism, Turismo de Portugal. The obtaining of this label by a hotel or a tourist site must ensure that the managers comply with all security measures. The restaurants are open, with a capacity limited to 50% and a closing not later than 23h. For the beaches, a label on the occupation of beaches has been set up (green : low occupancy, yellow : high occupancy, red : use saturated). You can find all the information on the application Info Praia or on the site Apambiente. See the tips
The essential questions that you ask before going on summer vacationBelgium toughens its rules
Belgium, plagued by an increase of the contamination at the Covid-19, prohibits travel "non-essential" to the Spanish regions of Navarre and Aragon, Barcelona and Lleida in Catalonia, the lake geneva region in Switzerland (Vaud, Valais, Geneva) and the French department of Mayenne. Several areas in Bulgarian and Romanian, as well as the city of Leicester in the United Kingdom are listed on this list of "red". A quatorzaine and screenings are compulsory for belgian nationals of return on the national territory after a stay in these localities. Also, the paris region (except the department of Seine-and-Marne), the Countries of the Loire, the département du Nord, Haut-Rhin, Haute-Savoie, Meurthe-et-Moselle and the Vosges mountains are in "orange" on this list. Accordingly, it is recommended to perform a test and self-confining.
in addition, all persons entering in Belgium, for more than 48 hours, must complete an identification form, by filling in their details and the places where she has stayed for the last fourteen days. The mask is mandatory in the outdoor spaces of tourism.United States, what are the restrictions or containment ? Date Of Update: 06 August 2020, 06:57