Day: August 5, 2021

Capri Italy

Capri: Song of the Sirens Festival to kick off in September

  The island of Capriwill hold an international festival of theatre, music, and visual arts called ‘Il Canto delle Sirene’ from September 10 to 20. (The Song of the Sirens).   Thanks to a unique combination of natural beauty and creative talent that will brighten the summer nights, the festival hopes to become one of […]

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Algarve Portugal

Portugal: Algarve responds to rising demand for COVID-19 testing

  According to a Lusa study, due to restrictions on access to tourist accommodation and restaurants in towns with the greatest levels of risk, pharmacists in the Algarve have been able to meet the increasing demand for quick tests to identify Covid-19.   Since July 1, the state has provided 100 percent funding for quick […]

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Austria: COVID tests required for unvaccinated travelers from 3 countries

  Travellers from three European Union nations – the Netherlands, Spain, and Cyprus – who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 and haven’t recently been infected with the virus will need to provide confirmation of COVID-19 test results when they arrive in Austria.   “As of 3 August, the following extra entry restrictions apply to visitors […]

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France: Face masks compulsory in 30 departments

  In response to an increase in Covid-19 infections associated to the extremely infectious Delta strain, 30 French departments have imposed an obligatory mask wearing regulation for outdoor places, impacting several attractive coastal cities where people have come for their traditional summer vacation.   Masks are now required in outdoor areas in Morbihan and Côtes-d’Armor, […]

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Portugal lifts restrictions on restaurants and shops

  As the country’s vaccine rollout accelerates, helping to keep a recent increase of infections under control, Portugal announced a three-stage plan to eliminate COVID-19 limitations, including eliminating a night-time curfew.   The curfew will be removed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sunday, as will limitations on restaurant and store opening hours, Prime […]

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Greece: Travelers can fill out PLF form anytime

  The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) stated on Thursday that all visitors to Greece can now submit the obligatory Passenger Locator Form (PLF) at any time prior to their flight’s departure, rather than just 24 hours before.   All travelers are reminded that they must complete their PLF before entering Greece, including full information […]

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