Last Update: 6 April 2021
7 days for all
We understand how confusing travelling in the “Covid era” can be and that many of us are craving some vacation. That’s why after months of confusion and staying at home, we are sharing with you our “Can I travel to Greece” advice.
Fancy watching stunning sunset on one of the thousands of islands in the company of mouth-watering cuisine and home-made wine? Greece, a country that has-it-all when it comes to memorable holidays, still has many travel restrictions in force but in general, is open for travellers depending on their country of origin.
Up to date travel regulations in Greece
- Residents from EU+ countries are allowed to travel to Greece along with Residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, UAE, and the United Kingdom.
- Most of the land borders are closed apart from Promachonas BCP in Bulgaria, which is also open to the travelers mentioned in the list of countries above.
- All passengers arriving by air from foreign countries are required to have a negative PCR test that was conducted at least 72 hours prior to their travel.
- All passengers must complete a Passenger Locator Form (here) not later than a day before arrival.
- All visitors from air, land or sea, will be subject to random tests upon arrival.
- All visitors after the 7-day long self-isolation at home or at their temporary residence can continue their holidays, adhering to the general public health safety guidelines.
- Travelers from the UK should be tested for the new coronavirus on the 7th day of self-isolation and should remain in self-isolation until negative test results.
- Children under 10 years old are not obliged to take get tested.
Is it safe to travel to Greece? What to expect there?
Greece is staying firm in its preventive approach and is complying with all of the necessary hygiene measures to ensure the well-being of its citizens and potential incoming guests.
When it comes to specific safety measures:
- All travelers must use masks and comply with physical distancing measures according to local guidelines.
- There is a night curfew from 21:00 to 5:00 am in place. You may only go out outside these hours for necessities like health emergencies.
- Restaurants, bars, and cafes are open only for takeaways and deliveries.
- Parks are reopened since 20th of March and fishing in coastal municipalities is permitted again.
- Open-air archaeological sites are open again since 22nd of March with strict health protocols.
- Hotels can operate normally if they are to follow strict safety measures.