We have compiled the latest information provided by the French Government about entering France and what to expect this summer 2021.
Can I travel to France this summer? What are the rules and regulations to enter? Will stores and restaurants be open? These are questions we receive daily from our guests excited to visit the glistening beaches and golden sun of Saint Tropez this summer.
In an effort to simplify and inform those unsure about the current regulations and requirements to enter France, we have put together the essential information provided by the official French Government website.
Please note that this information is subject to change at any time from the publishing of this article and we strongly encourage you to check the most up to date information on this website prior to your departure: Coming to France
Can you travel to France?
The answer is yes, however a number of steps need to be taken prior to your departure and these vary largely depending on your country of departure.
Arrivals from within Europe
You can enter France if you are arriving from another European country within the European Union, this also includes: Monaco, Switzerland, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, San Marino and the Holy See.
The following documents must be presented to the border control and transport operator:
- A sworn declaration stating that:
* You do not show signs of COVID-19;
* Confirming that, to your knowledge, you have not been in contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19 in the 14 days before travel;
*You agree to submit, if you are aged 11 years or older, to a virological RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival in France;
*If you are aged 11 or over, a negative RT-PCR test result, carried out less than 72 hours before departure.
For arrival from a non- European country please visit : Arrival from Non-European countries
Stay informed, connected and safe in France with the #TousAntiCovid application
Once you arrive in France, you can download the so-called “contact tracing application” application called TousAntiCovid which allows its users to access a wide range of services.
Visit here for more information.
During your stay in France, download and activate the #TousAntiCovid application.
This application is also available in English.
The learn more about the current Covid regulations imposed in France to this date, please visit https://www.gouvernement.fr/en/coronavirus-covid-19
The stages of de-confinement in Saint Tropez
Whispers and hopes for the re-opening of restaurants and beach clubs in Saint Tropez has finally become a reality. The official website of Saint Tropez and Commune of Ramatuelle confirmed the following:
Saint Tropez Beaches
The beaches of La Bouillabaisse, Graniers, Canebiers and Salins can be opened to the public on May 19th 2021.
Pampelonne (Ramatuelle) Beaches
The beaches of Pampelonne can be opened to the public on May 19th 2021
* Night clubs have not yet announced their re-opening for the 2021 season.
The 4 stages of De-confinement explained:
First Stage : May 3 2021
End of self-declarations and restrictions of movement.
Second Stage : May 19 2021
Curfew until 21h and re-opening of commerce, terraces, museums, cinemas and theaters (with limited capacity).
Third Stage : June 9 2021
Curfew until 23h and re-opening of cafes and restaurants for indoor dining. Opening of gyms.
Fourth Stage : June 30 2021
End of curfew.
The future is looking bright for France this summer and we look forward to welcoming our international guests to their villas in the safest and most vigilant way possible.
For more detailed and up to date information, please be sure to check the websites listed above.
If you would like to speak with us directly or have any further questions about booking your villa, please feel free to contact us.