Holidays in Portugal : possible this summer ? Borders, beaches, measures, what is known

The Portugal expects a joint decision of Europe to reopen its borders. You are planning to come to Lisbon, Porto or the Azores this summer ? Find the device in

Holidays in Portugal : possible this summer ? Borders, beaches, measures, what is known

The Portugal expects a joint decision of Europe to reopen its borders. You are planning to come to Lisbon, Porto or the Azores this summer ? Find the device in place in the country to boost tourism while restricting the spread of the coronavirus.

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The Portugal happens to save their tourist season in July-August, welcoming of foreign tourists, many of whose French ? This is the crucial question that arises in this country of the Iberian Peninsula that currently has over 31 000 cases of Covid-19 for 1 350 deaths since the epidemic began. If we compare the figures with its neighbour Spain, which was one of the countries most affected by the coronavirus in Europe and in the world, Portugal has weathered the wave of the Covid-19 and continues its déconfinement progressive with the implementation of many measures of hygiene and social distancing.

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on what date did the Portugal are going to re-open its borders ?

In Portugal, the tourism sector is at a complete stop since the beginning of the confinement in mid-march. If the Portuguese nationals living in France have already been able to go to Portugal to see their family and enjoy their second home, it was not safe for the French, wishing to go on vacation this summer. Interviewed by Le Figaro, Jean-Pierre Pinheiro, director of the office of tourism of Portugal, confirmed that the country stood ready to welcome the tourists. He explains : "airports are not closed to incoming flights to the EU, in particular France, but they are restricted by the conditions imposed by the French authorities". In this regard, Edouard Philippe said during the presentation of the plan of déconfinement that a a joint decision on the reopening of the borders in Europe will be taken before June 15.

Portugal will there be a quarantine for foreign tourists this summer ?

"The health system of Portugal reacts well and it is very important for us to be able to welcome the world", pointed out at the end of may the minister of foreign Affairs, detailing the measures that will be taken as the statement of the temperatures of each passenger on arrival at the airport. No quarantine will, however, put in place this summer.

What are the measures of social distancing and hygiene implemented in Portugal ?

In Portugal, the restaurants, bars and shops of more than 400 square meters are allowed to reopen but with respect to strict sanitary rules (50% of the capacity, closing at 23h...). The déconfinement is produced by phase : on may 4, the small businesses were able to reopen, such as hair salons or automotive dealerships. The salons receive only on appointment, and masks or visors of protection are mandatory in the transport and shops, under penalty of a fine of 350 euros. On 18 may, it was the turn of the bars and restaurants. The theatres and cinemas, but also large shopping centers have follow-up on the 1st of June. The government has also set up a label "Clean & Safe", you need to guarantee hygiene precautions taken by the institutions accredited. More than 4000 schools have already asked their label to be to the standards and to reassure the tourists at the time of the reopening of the borders.

The beaches will be open in Portugal this summer ?

Portugal has put in place a plan for the occupation of beaches to enable local and tourists to find : it will be necessary to respect a distance of 3 meters between each family or group, and a gauge will be respected. In order not to move for nothing, an application's "Info Praia" provides an overview of the occupation of beaches in real time. The beaches will be an indicator : green, the beach is occupied at less than 33% and is available in yellow, it is still possible to move, red, the beach is full.

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Date Of Update: 03 June 2020, 05:57

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