Holiday Face Mask Rules Different Countries In Europe

Holiday Face Mask Rules Different Countries In Europe

16/07/2020 0 By M Zaman

Once the pandemic crisis has started, wearing of face masks has become a compulsory part of our life. While, you are considering to make a holiday in Europe there are different face mask rules different countries you must know.

There are number of advantages once you are considering to wear face mask during Covid-19 or Coronavirus.

It is not only to protect you, but will provide utmost protection to keep other people secure from spreading the disease.

Holiday Face Mask Rules For Different Countries Across Europe

Once you are considering to travel in Europe amid Covid-19. There are face mask rules for different holiday destinations this including countries in Europe you need to know.

France

Louvre Museum in Paris, France

Louvre Museum in Paris, France (Image: Pixabay)

In France face masks must worn in public transport this including at the airport and in taxis for anyone above the age of 11.

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However, masks are not yet compulsory in shops, but from August 1, 2020 they must be worn in enclosed public spaces.

Greece

Parthenon in Greece

Parthenon in Greece (Image: Pexels)

Tourists visiting in Greece, face masks are mandatory while using public transport this including flights, ferries, airports and taxis.

It is also mandatory to wear face masks in medical facilities and in lifts, only recently measures have been relaxed about wearing masks in shops.

Italy

Etna Volcano in Sicily, Italy

Etna Volcano in Sicily, Italy (Image: Pixabay)

On the other hand, in Italy face masks are mandatory in enclosed public spaces, including restaurants, shops and on public transport.

But, regions in the country like Lombardy and Piedmont, masks are compulsory in all public spaces.

In restaurants, mask must be worn when you enter a place and anytime you leave your table.

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Although, in Italy face masks are not mandatory outside but should be worn when social distancing measures can’t be maintained.

Spain

Bardenas Reales, Navarre, Spain

Bardenas Reales, Navarre, Spain (Image: Pixabay)

Mediterranean countries like Spain wearing face masks are obligatory for anyone over the age of 6 when it is not possible to maintain the required social distance of 1.5 metres.

But a number of regional authorities have stricter rules which will become effective soon. So, British nationals must check the travel advice before heading out to Spain.

Turkey

Flags of Turkey

Flags of Turkey (Image: Pexels)

In Turkey face masks are obligatory in crowded places, like markets and shops, hairdressers and barber shops.

On public transport it’s also compulsory to wear face mask this including the Metro, buses, taxis and ferries.

Although, some parts of Turkey asks people to wear masks at all times like beaches, parks and in restaurants.

While at a hotel, holidaymakers are not obliged to wear their face masks.

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