Germany: The country is open to travellers from the UK, but people must keep a distance of 1.5m. Face masks are required in some public spaces but it varies by state. All shops, tourist accommodation and restaurants are open - but bars and cafes in some states are shut. However, one area was put back into a local lockdown. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Where can I go on holiday? A guide to destinations
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Treen, Cornwall Hop on the train to Penzance, then bus it to Treen (a 20-minute ride). Treen campsite sits atop the cliff edge with sea views and coastal path leading to the best beach in the world (in my humble opinion). Pedn Vounder beach (clothes optional) is a bit of a scramble to reach, but worth it. Just make sure you arrive early to camp. Logan Rock Inn in Treen village pulls a great pint of Tribute with filling pub grub. Opposite is a farm dispensing unpasteurised fresh milk in the morning (with reusable glass bottles). There’s even a cottage selling freshly baked bread. It’s camping heaven. • Small tent £3pn + adult £8pn, treenfarmcampsite.comBenjamin … [Read more...] about 20 of the best campsites in UK and Europe by public transport: readers’ travel tips
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism The Oktoberfest in Munich has been cancelled The Oktoberfest has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bavaria's premier Markus Söder and Munich's mayor Dieter Reiter announced the decision on Tuesday (April 21). "It pains us, and it is a great pity", said Söder. But in times of the coronavirus, the danger of infection at the folk festival, which attracts about six million visitors annually, would just be too great. … [Read more...] about EU agrees to reopen borders to 14 countries, extends travel ban for US tourists
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Austrian ski regions end season early All ski areas in the Austrian provinces of Salzburg and Tyrol are ending the winter season early. Cable car operation will be discontinued as of Sunday (March 15, 2020). Hotels and accommodations will be closed from Monday. The provincial governments said that this should slow down the spread of the virus in the Alpine country. The two provinces account for most leading Austrian ski areas. … [Read more...] about Vacation rentals in huge demand among ‘safety-first’ holidaymakers
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Repatriation mission will take at least two more weeks The repatriation process for Germans stranded abroad is ongoing. Until now, main destinations such as Egypt or Morocco have been addressed. "It will be more difficult with countries that only have small groups of scattered adventure vacationers," said the crisis manager of the German Foreign Office. Tourists in the Pacific Islands must first be rounded up in New Zealand and then flown out. … [Read more...] about How are new coronavirus hot spots being contained?