Distance required in public areas (in metres)
1.5 metre distance
A mask is mandatory from the age of 12 and onwards, on public transport, shops, restaurants, bars and for all the public indoor spaces. This also applies to private meetings when social distance cannot be kept.
Covid-19 test before departure or wait in quarantaine
Covid-19 test upon arrival at destination
When you cross the border, you will be checked for symptoms of Covid-19.
See 'Other formalities'
Max group together outdoors
Gathering and sportive activities, max. 5 people, children included
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Max. two different households allowed
Curfew (hours not allowed outside)
23:00-06:00 & no singing outside allowed
The ski region Bern and Valvais are closed between 22-29 December
Open if resort is open, mouth mask is mandatory in the ski areas. Enclosed transport including ski lifts, trains and gondolas, will be limited to two-thirds capacity from 9 of December.
Ski lessons and groups cannot exceed 10 people.
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Events outdoors or indoor
Closed from 19:00, obligated mouth mask, capacity limits on the number of shoppers allowed into stores. In Geneve the not essential shops are closed. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open until: 19pm. A mask is mandatory
Alcohol sales restrictions
Additional airline measures
You will need to provide contact details upon arrival
Additional requirements needed to enter the destination
Good to know
Increased restrictions for international travel, due to identification of a new variant of the virus Covid-19. The rules differ between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Please visit GOV.UK for more information.
Museums, gyms, everything public will be closed.
Additional measures per ski region
Everyone with Swiss passport or permit can enter Switerland.
Only travellers coming from countries where the number of new infections per 100,000 people in the last 14 days is at least 60 higher than the incidence in Switzerland, will have to go into quarantine upon arrival in Switzerland. Are required to observe a quarantine of 10 days.
Travellers from these countries need to go in quarantine:
Areas of neighbouring countries Austria: Land Salzburg
France: Région Centre-Val de Loire Région Hauts-de-France Région Île de France Région Normandie Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine Région Occitanie (Languedo