Wednesday,  July 28, 2021  6:57 am

Switzerland is welcoming fully vaccinated Canadians as of June 26

Switzerland is welcoming fully vaccinated Canadians as of June 26
The Bernina Express. (Callum Snape)
Pax Global Media

The Swiss government has announced that it is opening the country’s borders to fully vaccinated travellers from Canada from June 26, 2021 – just in time for the summer holidays. 

Switzerland Tourism is present in Toronto and can provide information about existing protection measures and rules, as well as travel opportunities in Switzerland for the summer and autumn 2021. 

An alpine pond in Bern. (Callum Snape)

“We are very happy to welcome fully vaccinated Canadian guests back in Switzerland. Our campaign with Vancouver-based photographer Callum Snape showcases why Canadians will love reconnecting with friends and family in the heart of Europe. Hike and bike in the Swiss Alps, explore our boutique towns, swim in our turquoise lakes, discover in our four language regions and ride our scenic trains along palm trees and stunning glaciers," said Pascal Prinz, Director Canada for Switzerland Tourism.

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Canadians who can prove that they are fully vaccinated will be able to travel to Switzerland without quarantine or PCR tests as early as June 26th. 

Pascal Prinz, Director Canada for Switzerland Tourism. (Supplied)

Upon return to Canada local regulations apply.

Maximum protection concepts

more than 4,000 tourism businesses use the Swiss "Clean & Safe" label to document the application of comprehensive protection concepts. 

Guests can get information on the current various protection concepts on the corresponding website mutual safety. 

Guests appreciate, especially after the pandemic, Switzerland's values such as reliability, cleanliness, safety and naturalness.

For more information, click here

Agents are encouraged to visit MySwitzerland.com/trade where they can access itinerary ideas, travel info, webinars and other promotional materials. 


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