Greece

Updated: January 26, 2022
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Greece is open for you · Not recommended for travel by anywhere
Details & Exceptions
Tests
Required
Quarantine
None
Before entry
PCR up to 72 hours before
 or Lab Antigen up to 24 hours before
Coming back to United States
PCR or Lab Antigen up to 1 days before
Public Transportation
Operating
Attractions
Open
Businesses
Open
Masks
Required in some cases
Restaurants
Open
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General

Greece has opened its airports for travel from the EU, Schengen and several third countries. Domestically, restrictions are being eased again, following a decrease in infection rates.

Can I travel to Greece?

  • Greece has opened its borders for travel to residents from the EU, Schengen, and the following countries: San Marino, Azerbaijan, Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Vatican City, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, United Arab Emirates, USA, United Kingdom, Japan, India, Jordan, Israel, Canada, Qatar, China, Kosovo, Kuwait, Belarus, Lebanon, Montenegro, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Bahrain, Brunei, New Zealand, South Korea, Ukraine, Uruguay, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Oman, Turkey, Chile, Taiwan.
  • Anyone arriving to Greece is required to complete a Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 24 hours before arrival.
  • Arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, are only allowed to enter for essential reasons. They will have to quarantine for 10 days and provide PCR no older than 72 hours.
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Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Greece?

  • Anyone arriving to Greece without a test or proof of vaccination, will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days.
  • If rapid tests upon arrival are positive, additional quarantine will be required.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Greece?

  • All arrivals to Greece will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours or an antigen test no older than 24 hours. Either test must be performed by a lab.
  • Random rapid tests are conducted at the border.
  • Travelers to Greek Islands, even if traveling domestically, must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, or proof of vaccination or recovery.
  • All arrivals to Greece, no matter their nationality, who comes from Egypt, Albania, Argentina, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Brazil, Georgia, Republic of Cuba, United Arab Emirates, India, China, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Russian Federation and Turkey must be tested upon arrival.

Is public transportation open in Greece?

Public transportation in Greece is operating in a limited capacity.

Flying domestically in Greece requires a negative Covid test or proof of vaccination.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Greece?

Restaurants, cafes and bars in Greece are open until 00:00 and require proof of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19.

Only vaccinated individuals, or those who tested negative within 72 hours, may use indoor spaces and some outdoor spaces.

Are businesses and attractions open in Greece?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Greece are open, with health protocols in place.
  • Only vaccinated individuals, or those who tested negative within 72 hours, may use indoor spaces and some outdoor spaces.
  • Locations such as restaurants, cinemas, theatres, museums, and gyms are open only for fully vaccinated individuals.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Greece?

Wearing face masks is required in enclosed public places, and when social distancing can't be maintained.

Sources

  1. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/greece/coronavirus
  2. https://gr.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
COVID-19 In Greece
215
NEW CASES
PER 100K
215
WEEKLY CHANGE
WEEKLYCHANGE
-2%
719
DEATHS
In the last 7 days
719
WEEKLY CHANGE
WEEKLYCHANGE
+8%
FULLY VACCINATED
70%
70%
FULLY VACCINATED
OF POPULATION
Updated: Jan 29 2022 10:24 Data From: Johns Hopkins University