Holidays on the North Sea and the Baltic Sea will be possible again in Germany during the Whitsun holidays.
Gastronomy in Schleswig-Holstein can then also open inside.
However, strict Covid-19 rules apply.
Munich / Kiel - Summer vacation in Germany is within reach in the coronavirus pandemic - at the latest.
Because: After Bavaria had already announced the opening of hotels, campsites and holiday apartments (for example in the foothills of the Alps) for the Whitsun holidays, Schleswig-Holstein is now following suit and reopening its tourist areas on the North Sea and Baltic Sea.
Coronavirus pandemic in Germany: New corona rules in Schleswig-Holstein
Specifically: From Monday, May 17th, hotels, guesthouses and holiday complexes, for example on Sylt or Fehrmarn, are allowed to reopen - under strict Covid-19 rules, of course.
The state government announced this on Wednesday (May 5th) in Kiel.
Accordingly, a corresponding ordinance will come into force on May 17, provided that the seven-day incidence in the country remains stable or falls.
Strict test and protection concepts are a prerequisite for opening hotels, campsites and bars.
Corona easing on the Baltic Sea and North Sea: Gastronomy is allowed to open again inside
For example, overnight guests have to submit a new corona test every 48 hours.
Unless they have already been vaccinated or have recovered from an infection.
Even in pubs, restaurants and bars you can only get a negative Covid-19 test without proof of vaccination.
After all: the catering industry can then also open inside, subject to distance and hygiene rules.
And: From May 17th, meetings of up to ten people from different households should again be allowed in the open air.
Coronavirus pandemic: an overview of the easing of the coronavirus in Schleswig-Holstein (from May 17th)
Prerequisite: 7-day incidence stable and constantly below 100
Tourism on the North Sea and the Baltic Sea (e.g. Sylt)
: Hotels, guest houses, holiday complexes and campsites are allowed to reopen under strict AHA rules.
Overnight guests must present a new corona test every 48 hours - unless they have been vaccinated or have recovered from an infection.
Restaurants, pubs and bars are allowed to reopen - also inside.
Strict AHA rules apply.
Appointments must be reserved and a negative corona test must be presented.
: Up to ten people can meet again in the open air.
: There should be relaxation for outdoor activities.
However, if a 7-day incidence of 100 is exceeded regionally for several days in a row, the federal emergency brake will come into force again. With all corona contact restrictions. However, as of May 5, Schleswig-Holstein was the federal state with the lowest incidence (54.4) in all of Germany.