Coronavirus: Travel during the Pandemic
New regulations agreed on by the German Government and Minister Presidents on 28 October, have resulted in severe restrictions in private and public life. From Monday, 2.11.2020 until Monday, 30.11.2020, the following measures laid down by the government in their “Eindämmungsverordnung” of 30.10.2020 apply in Brandenburg.
Non-essential private travel – including visits to relatives – is to be avoided. Providers of accommodation, including camping and caravan sites, private and commercial bed and breakfast properties, holiday homes and apartments etc. are not allowed to accommodate leisure travellers.
This means that hotels and guesthouses may stay open only for those travelling on business or for other essential reasons and must remain closed to tourists. Important: Anyone already staying in holiday accommodation in Brandenburg before 2 November must leave on 4 November at the latest.
Exemption: This rule does not apply to holiday homes and apartments which are rented out for a minimum of one year and are not only occupied temporarily.
Hospitality venues such as restaurants, pubs, bars etc. must remain closed, but can still provide takeaway and delivery services.
Coach tours, city tours, boating excursions and similar tourism activities are prohibited.
Socialising in a public places is restricted your own household and one other (maximum 10 people). This restriction also applies to entertainment events. Further information on events can be found in the government´s „Eindämmungsverordnung”.
Shops will all remain open. Face masks are mandatory. It must also be ensured that no more than one customer per ten square metres of floor space is in the shop at any one time.
Practice social distancing, wear a face mask, make contact tracing possible Please keep a distance of 1.5 metres from anyone outside your household. If this is not possible, wear a mask which covers your mouth and nose.