France is open to holiday bookings again from 15th June.
Further de-confinement will come into effect from 2 June. A third phase will be come into effect from 22 June. There are colour indicators in each ‘département’ to indicate the level of circulation of the virus. There are now no red zones. With most of France ‘green’, only the Ile-de-France (Paris), Guyane and Mayotte are classified as ‘orange’.
More generally and across the country (including in overseas territories), schools will accelerate their opening, economic activity will pick up, shops that had remained closed will open, cafés and restaurants will open under certain conditions, green spaces will open up, cultural and sporting activities will slowly pick up under some conditions, and you will be able to prepare your summer holidays.
Conditions accompany this de-confinement: You will need to continue to respect social distancing and protective measures (such as mask wearing), remote working will continue where possible, groupings of people will be limited to ten, and, as before, special care should be applied when visiting vulnerable people.
The 100km restriction on travel will cease on 2 June, meaning you will be able to travel freely within France. From 15 June, there will be a European level consultation and coordination to open up European borders. European countries will coordinate a common approach to non-EU borders after 15 June. However, the principal of reciprocity remains so travellers from the UK will still be invited to quarantine.
In France, travellers arriving from the United Kingdom, regardless of nationality, will be asked to undertake a 14-day quarantine period when the British 14-day quarantine measure comes into effect on 8 June. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/french-border-restrictions-in-response-to-coronavirus
Cafés, bars, restaurants
- Open in Green zones/ Orange zones will open terraces only
- 10 people max. per table
- 1m between each table
- Compulsory masks for staff and customers moving around inside the café/restaurant
Tourist facilities (camping grounds, hotels, B&Bs, Airbnbs etc.)
- Open in green zones from 2 June/ Orange zones from 22 June
- Summer camps will open on 22 June
Culture, sports, holidays
- Parks open all over France from this weekend
- Museums and monuments will open from 2 June
- Beaches and lakes will open from 2 June
- Pools, gyms, theatres, leisure parks open in Green zones from 2 June and in Orange zones from 22 June
- Cinemas open from 22 June all over France
- In outside spaces there will be a limit of 5000 people
- Closed spaces will have conditions – each owner is to make sensible decisions
- Gatherings of more than 10 people, team sports, nightclubs, stadiums, hippodromes remain closed until 21 June
Health: Masks are available in shops and pharmacies. If you have Covid symptoms whilst in France, call ’15’. After answering some questions, a test will be made available to you at a lab, hospital, drive-through or at home – you should stay at home to await results. Self-isolate until two days after you recover (between 8-10 days). If self-isolation is not possible at home, you will be directed to a designated hotel.
Karen our Concierge explains the extra cleaning precautions being taken “Cleanliness is more important than ever. To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, we are taking extra steps to clean and disinfect our space. We want you to know that we’re doing our part to help our guests stay safe by cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces (light switches, doorknobs, cabinet handles, remotes, etc.) before you check in.”
Check your governments latest regulations. We hope to welcome you back soon. Book on line on this site and enquiries by livechat, [email protected] or 03336669996.