After months of staying at home, many are carving some vacation but are confused with regards to which country to consider for their next break. Where to travel this summer ? What are the conditions to enter that country ? Will I be imposed a quarantine or need a test ?
Here is a tour of rules (to date) for travelling around the Mediterranean Sea, to help you prepare your next break
You can visit Paris, head to Nice and enjoy cicadas song in Provence. France has lifted all travel restrictions for travellers from European zone. You may have restrictions, though, like a quarantine period on arrival, if you are coming from other countries.
We recommend to check the latest official information: Go to the official page for travel updates to France (external link)
Are you dreaming about a Summer in Greece… Cyclades islands, Hellenic history and vibrant cities ? Good news then : Greece borders are open to all visitors.
But be aware that you may be subject to random COVID-19 tests upon arrival, depending on the country you are coming from. Upon being tested and if the results are negative, you will be free to move to their final destination.
Tunisia has opened its border to international travelers to enjoy summer’s jasmine bouquet, discover Carthage ruins and the crystalline sea.
You can enter and circulate in the country with any additional formality if you are coming from country with low-levels of COVID-19.
However, if you are resident of medium contamination risk country, then you must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19 within 72h prior to travel and commit to 14 days self-quarantine. You may undertake another test, after 6 days and wave the quarantine for the rest of your stay.
Finally, only Tunisian citizens and families are accepted from high contamination country. They have to comply with strict 7 days quarantine in specific hotels.
The list of countries is updated on a weekly basis on published on the ONME website (http://onmne.tn/en/)
Malta is a dream island with its underwater caves, medieval temples and charming old architecture.
You could definitely consider it for this summer trip as Malta lifted all travel restrictions from 15 July.
What about watching Zadar’s sunset and wandering by Dubrovnik’s walls? Here are some great news for you : Croatia borders are open.
Depending on your country of residence you may need to apply for acceptance to enter then fill in the announcement form https://entercroatia.mup.hr
Rome, Sicily and Florence are awaiting to citizens of European countries, UK, Schengen area, Andorra and Monaco.
However, if you are holder of another passport, then you will have to prove work needs, absolute urgency or for health reasons.
Cyprus with its Adonis Waterfalls is waiting for visitors since June 9.
Here again, you may be required to comply with different formalities depending on your country.
- Coming from a low contamination risk country, you just need to provide some information and solemn declarations
- Residents of medium contamination risk country have to provide a negative PCR test for COVID-19 within 72h prior to travel.
- You need to apply for a permission to travel if you are coming from a high contamination risk country.
Morocco has so much of explore whether is the fascinating Medina in Fez, the enchanter Marrakech or unspoiled Atlas Mountains. Starting 15 July, foreign nationals living in Morocco and Moroccans will be allowed to enter Morocco Unfortunately, borders are closed to international travellers until further notice.