American tourists can now enjoy the European summer with an accelerating vaccination drive all around. While there are some specific places that are closed or restricted many countries are now opening their doors to the visitors and hoping to revive the crucial summer tourist season.
While Europe is now opening its doors to Americans by the end of the month. Although summer travel hasn’t been the same during the pandemic. Most Americans will need to come with their vaccination certification in tow or a recent negative Covid test or a recovery proof if they have been down with COVID recently (past six months).
Country policies vary from one place to another. In Croatia, a positive Covid test is taken between 12 and 180 days before arrival, which is proof that the traveler has been able to recover from the virus.
Some of the regular rules and regulations include, people, have to wear masks, indoors even if they have been vaccinated. There are different sets of rules for outdoors and people can ditch the masks, especially in places when they can maintain social distancing. There are curfews in some places as infection rates start falling. there is hope that they would be lifted soon.
This country is gradually moving towards normalcy. It means that you can go pub visiting again. Shops and restaurants are again welcoming visitors. The historical sites in London which are popular as tourist sites including the Tower of London are reopening as we speak.
Even theaters in London are opening and the museums. So, there is hope that we will; soon get back to our new normal with or without the masks.
Visitors who are taking the COVID-safe flights from the U.S. to Italy, offered by carriers such as the Delta, Alitalia, and American can even forego the 10-day quarantine after arriving in Italy.
Tourists can now enjoy the beauty of the Amalfi Coast and the Cinque Terre, a collection of fishing villages at the Italian Riviera interspersing with paths that are now crowding again with curious travelers.
Come June 9 and France plans to open its doors to visitors in the U.S. once again after a little more than a year. Some of the most gorgeous sites in Paris are outside, right from the Champs-Élysées to the Luxembourg Gardens, Place Vendôme, the Place des the Vosges. Visitors can gaze at wonderment at the Eiffel Tower from below, however, they can wait until July 16 to enjoy the sweeping views atop the tower, as the elevators will start operating only after July 16.
Tourists from the U.S., Israel, and most of Europe are already traveling to Greece since mid-May. To getting its tourist up and going and help with the summer business, the Greek government has been vaccinating people who are staying on the islands.
Some of the most wonderful places in Greece that are open in Acropolis in Athens and more as the Greek capital and the rest of the country are opening its doors to the tourists. Tourists can dive deeper into the area’s archeological and historical significance with the Acropolis museum now opening and luring tourists from all across the world.
Iceland was one of the first European countries to let in vaccinated tourists from outside Europe. There are flight companies such as Delta, American, and United that have started flights to Reykjavik.
The country is putting forth its strongest points, nature in all its glory. The erupting Geldingadalir volcano has managed to draw more than 115,000 visitors since the last month, according to the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Croatia also lifted travel restrictions before the EU gave clearance. Apart from the mandatory vaccine-test-recovery requirement, tourists traveling to this southeast corner of Europe must ensure they pay for the accommodations or prove that they own a property there.
Delta and United will have direct flights from the U.S. to Dubrovnik in July and August after 2019 or 2020.
Dubrovnik is proving to be a major tourist attraction in recent years thanks to it being the place where the very popular show, Game of Thrones was shot. Fans were excited to visit the spot where the fantasy series was shot. There are other famous attractions such as the Sonus Festival on the island of Pag that promises pure unadulterated outdoor techno music using beautiful Adriatic beaches as the azure backdrop.
So, if you are ready to hop on to the flight to reach the destinations from the USA to Europe these are places for you to visit.