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Greece - Covid-19 regulations:

Overview

Greece’s economy is open at a full scale of activities. Museums are open, archaeological sites are operating, as well as the whole domestic transportation network, including domestic flights, ferry, bus and railway.
After opening the borders to tourism and allowing entertainment activities, an increase in outbreaks has been noticed (RT = 1) and some new measures have been
taken, such as:
1. No more than 100 guests at weddings or funerals
2. No local religious celebrations are allowed. Both measures are valid until 31st August, 2020.
3. Mandatory use of masks in all indoor places except for dining places, until August 31st. Strong reccomendation for mask usage in outdoor places, too, until August 15.

Source: www.visitgreece.gr
Last updated: 11th August 2020

National movement

Travel inside the country is open and free of restrictions.

Cross-borders

Nationals of the following countries will be eligible to travel to Greece : All EU Countries + UK, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Australia, Canada,
Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and (on a reciprocity basis) China.
All passengers must complete the PLF form (Passenger locator form) 24 hours before their travel to Greece and obtain a QR code. Suspension of connection
with Turkey, Albania and North Macedonia, until August 15th. Passengers coming from Bulgaria and Romania need to have a negative test result
for Covid-19 (PCR), performed at least 72 hours before their arrival to Greece.
As of July 1st, foreign liners, ferry boats and cruisers are allowed to dock in Greek ports; the same applies to yachts/sailboats.
From August 17, it is mandatory to present a negative molecular test for those entering Greece from Sweden, Czech Republic, Belgium, Spain,
and the Netherlands as well as from the land border.

Airports

All Paseengers are required to show their QR code upon their arrival, according to the protocols. Random tests are also taking place.
See the new regulations above for Sweden, Czech Republic, Belgium, Spain, The Netherlands and the land border.

Public Transport

Operating as usual. Masks are compulsory.

Taxi

Operating as usual. All passengers as well as the driver need to wear a mask.

Guides / Assistants

Available on request.

Guidance of groups up to 18 people is allowed with whisper system and a compulsory social distance of 2 m.

Coaches

Available with reduced seat capacity due to new sanitary measures. Masks and gloves are mandatory. 65% of the capacity can be occupied. Coach disinfection occurs once per day.

Rail / Cable Cars

Rail is operating with restricted schedules. Cable cars depend on local decisions. 

Shops

All shops are open. Employees and clients need to wear masks. Limited number of clients depending of the size of the shop. Products must be disinfected after usage. Clients must keep 2 metre distance.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open. Distance of 2 m between tables and restaurant staff to wear masks. Seating inside or/and outside is now allowed.
From August 11, from 12 midnight to 7 in the morning, clubs, bars and Restaurants will remain closed in the regions of:  Crete, Eastern
Macedonia and Thrace, in the peripheral units of Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Larissa, Volos, Katerini  and the islands of: Corfu, Mykonos, Paros, Santorini,
Rhodes, Antiparos, Zakynthos and Kos.

Hotels

Hotels are open all over the country. Hotel hygienic protocols apply.

Due to limited incoming business, some Hotels remain closed.

50% of the Hotels have re-opened so far (www.tornosnews.gr)

Attractions

All open-air sites such as Acropolis, Ancient Olympia, Delphi Site, are open and operating.
All Museums are open.

Events

Events are taking place under specific protocols and a limited number of attendees (concerts, open theatres etc.) but not Athletic events, for which spectators are not allowed.
All Public events, concerts and performances in which the participants are standing, are suspended throughout the country.
The International Fair in Thessaloniki (September 2020) is cancelled.