Where would you camp if you could

Camping in the Corona period

Belgium

When entering Belgium you have to show a negative test and you have to go into quarantine for 7 days if you stay there for more than 48 hours. From this day on, the quarantine can be ended with a second negative test. In addition, a digital travel registration must be completed.

The outdoor areas of the gastronomy are open again.


Denmark

The borders with Denmark are open again. Tourists from Germany currently have to be quarantined after entering the country. An exception applies to residents of Schleswig-Holstein. A negative test is sufficient here. Vaccinated persons with proof of vaccination do not have to test or quarantine.

Restaurants, bars, shops, museums and leisure facilities are reopened with restrictions. Campsites are open, but currently do not always accept holidaymakers from abroad.

Regular vacation should be possible again from June 26th. The prerequisite for this is that the planned EU-wide vaccination certificate is available by then.


Germany

Camping holidays are possible again in Germany! In Lower Saxonyand in Schleswig-Holstein the campsites are open again onMay 21st follows Bavaria. The condition is that the incidence in the region concerned is less than 100. Don't forget: A negative PCR or antigen test must be presented on arrival.

If you want to spend the night in public parking lots instead of camping sites, you can stay within Germany §12 of the road traffic regulations (StVO) appointed. Parking and spending the night in the camper or mobile home is permitted where it is not expressly prohibited, e.g. by signs. This also applies to overnight "Restoring fitness to drive" - a maximum of 10 hours - in public car parks or hiking car parks. However, you should find out in advance which regulations also apply to your place of residence or your destination. Otherwise there is a risk of high fines for violating curfews or limits of movement radius.

When returning from risk areas, there is no longer any quarantine requirement in Germany. Evidence of a negative test result or evidence of vaccination or recovery is sufficient. Exceptions are high incidence areas (10 days quarantine on return) and virus variant areas (14 days quarantine on return). You can determine which countries are classified by the RKI and how read here.

Current information on all federal states can be found here:

Camping despite Corona in Germany

France

France's borders are open, but a negative corona test must be presented upon entry, which must not be older than 72 hours and entry is only possible during the day between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. without a valid reason. In addition, a health form must be filled out, which can be presented during controls. Entrants no longer have to be in quarantine.

Accommodation and restaurants are closed. Shops are open in compliance with hygiene measures.

Restaurants, cultural institutions and accommodation should be allowed to reopen by the end of June.


Italy

A negative PCR test must be presented when entering Italy. Campsites are open. When returning to Germany, there is no obligation to quarantine.


Croatia

Croatia's borders are open. Entrants must present a negative corona test result that is not older than 48 hours. Those who cannot be tested have to be quarantined for 14 days. People who have already recovered from a corona infection (with a doctor's certificate) and people who have received at least the first vaccination dose at least 14 days before entry are allowed to enter the country without a test.

It is also recommended that you fill out the “Travel Notice” form in advance to avoid long waiting times at the border. Transit through Slovenia and Austria is allowed.

In the case of restaurants, bars and cafes, only the outdoor areas are currently open. Hotels, campsites and other accommodations are open.

However, Croatia is currently a high incidence area at the RKI. When you return to Germany, you must therefore go into quarantine for 14 days.


Montenegro

Montenegro's borders are open and tourism is allowed. Campsites and other accommodations are also open. Museums, theaters, cinemas and libraries are also open. A negative test or a complete vaccination must be proven upon entry (the second vaccination dose must be at least 7 days ago).


Netherlands

Entry into the Netherlands is possible. A 10-day quarantine is recommended after entry, but not expressly required. A negative test must be presented upon entry. Campsites are open. The outdoor areas are also open again in the catering trade.

However, the Netherlands is currently considered a high incidence area by the RKI. When you return to Germany, you must therefore go into quarantine for 14 days.


Norway

Tourists can re-enter Norway. However, a negative test or proof of vaccination or a full recovery must be presented and there is a 10-day quarantine obligation, which can be ended by free leave from the 7th day at the earliest.

Restaurants, cultural institutions and campsites are open.


Austria

Tourists can enter Austria again. There is no quarantine requirement, all that is required is a negative test or proof of vaccination or recovery. This should make it possible to visit hotels, restaurants, cultural institutions, leisure facilities and sports facilities again.


Poland

Entry to Poland is possible with proof of vaccination or a negative test. Campsites and cultural institutions are open, as are the outdoor areas for restaurants. From May 28th, the interior areas of the gastronomy will also open again.


Portugal

When entering Portugal, a negative PCR test and an electronic travel registration are required. Portugal is currently no longer a risk area. If you return to Germany from there, you do not have to be in quarantine.

Shops, restaurants and cultural institutions may reopen under certain conditions. Campsites are also open again.


Switzerland

When entering Switzerland, travelers from risk areas are subject to a 10-day quarantine obligation. With the exception of Thuringia and Saxony, Germany is currently not considered a risk area. Anyone who does not enter from a risk area no longer has to show a negative test.

Shops, outdoor dining areas and campsites are open.

Since all of Switzerland's cantons are currently considered risk areas in Germany, you have to be in quarantine for 10 days when you return to Germany.


Slovenia

Entry to Slovenia is currently possible again with proof of a negative test. There is no quarantine requirement. Shops, cultural institutions, campsites and outdoor areas for restaurants are open. Indoor areas of the restaurant are only accessible to vaccinated and convalescent people.


Spain

Travelers entering Spain from risk areas (including Germany) must present a negative corona test, which must not be older than 72 hours. There is no longer an obligation to quarantine after a negative corona test has been submitted.

Restaurants and accommodation are open in some regions, but different measures apply to almost all Spanish regions Foreign Officeare to be read. It is currently not allowed to travel between the regions.

The regionsGalicia, Murcia, Valencia and the archipelago ofBalearic Islands are not considered risk areas: There is no travel warning from the Foreign Office for them. When returning to Germany from these areas, there is also no obligation to quarantine.


Czech Republic

Entry to the Czech Republic is currently only permitted with a valid reason. A negative corona test must be presented upon entry. Another test must be carried out five days after entry, until then you have to go into quarantine. Campsites are open with some restrictions. Leisure facilities and restaurants are still closed.

The obligation to test and quarantine for travelers from Germany does not apply if proof of a complete vaccination that was at least 14 days ago or a partial vaccination that was at least 22 days ago is not applicable.


Travel countries with advantages for corona vaccination

Different countries offer advantages for travelers who have already received a corona vaccination.
Here you can find out which countries these are and which advantages vaccinated people have there.