Most of Francigena open on 6th June

JabbaPapa

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France is lifting all travel restrictions within the country on Monday. Italy is lifting all travel restrictions within the country on Tuesday, and is opening its borders.

Additionally people will be able to freely travel from France to Italy, though it may be difficult for non-French Nationals to travel from Italy to France.

Hostelries and restaurants etc are also opening with some restrictions in the area around Paris only.

Walking on the French routes of the Way of Saint James is now possible starting Monday, and given that all restrictions are being lifted in Switzerland on 6th June, the three routes of the Francigena through France, Switzerland, and Italy (but not UK) will have opened within the next 10 days -- for the walking, though it might take a little longer for the hostels to get organised.
 

JabbaPapa

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Having said that, if you're from outside the EU, there's still the thorny question of whether you'll be allowed to travel into Europe.

Airports are generally not reopening for normal travel 'til mid-June, and even then it will at first be for internal flights only.
 

JabbaPapa

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The list of countries that one will be able to travel into the EU from, in addition to EU + Schengen travel area + UK, from 1st July onwards is as follows :

Australia, Canada, South Korea, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Uruguay, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Georgia, Montenegro, Serbia.
 

JabbaPapa

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People travelling to the UK from the following countries & territories are to be exempt, through "air corridors", from the 14-day quarantine from 10th July :

Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Réunion, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, South Korea, Spain, St Barthélemy, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Vatican City, Vietnam.

The 14 British Overseas Territories are also exempt.


Interestingly, not Andorra, Portugal.

Ireland, the Channel Islands, and Mann are not mentioned as they have never been subjected to this quarantine measure.

Finland and Lithuania, but not Latvia nor Estonia ; Norway and Denmark, but not Sweden.

No big surprise USA isn't on the list though.
 
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