Editor’s note – Coronavirus cases are constantly evolving around the world. Health officials warn that staying home is the best way to stem transmission until you are fully vaccinated. Below is information on what to know if you are still planning to travel, last updated December 5.
(CNN) — If you’re planning to travel to Turkey, here’s what you need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Turkey is fully open to tourists with no Covid restrictions on entry. Some mask requirements remain in place.
What is offered
With thriving cities, spectacular ancient ruins, monuments and landscapes ready to be explored – as well as spectacular beaches – Turkey has long been a favorite among tourists looking for an idyllic summer getaway.
who can go
There are currently no country-specific restrictions on arrivals to Turkey, so all travelers are generally welcome, subject to the Covid protocols below.
What are the restrictions?
All Covid restrictions on entry to Turkey have been lifted.
What can visitors expect?
Turkey returned to relative normality last year. Shops are now open, as are cafes and restaurants. Masks are no longer required in indoor and outdoor public spaces provided they are well ventilated and there is adequate social distancing.
Museums have reopened, although mask-wearing, social distancing and hygiene measures remain in place.
Using public transport, including buses, trains and planes, will also require proof of vaccination or a negative test taken within 48 hours of travel. Capacity may be reduced on some services and passengers must wear a mask.
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