Information on COVID-19 regulations

Information on COVID-19 regulations
Information on COVID-19 regulations

Safe holidays in the Region of Bern

The Bernese destinations have taken the necessary precautions to protect their guests and employees. These measures are under constant review to ensure everyone enjoys a safe stay.

How we protect ourselves

Please take note of the rules on hygiene and social distancing.

Information from the Federal Office of Public Health
Information from the Canton of Bern (German)

In addition, find out about the detailed protection concepts of the relevant destination before your stay.

Entry requirements for Switzerland

Starting on September 20, 2021, anyone over the age of 16 entering Switzerland who has not been vaccinated against Covid-19 or recovered from the virus must provide a negative Covid test result, as well as another negative test 4-7 days after entry into the country. Additionally, every person entering Switzerland must fill out the entry form SwissPLF before entering Switzerland, regardless of health and vaccination status.
More information about entering Switzerland

COVID certificate

You need a valid COVID certificate to enter most public venues, such as restaurants, museums and cinemas. If you have a valid EU COVID certificate (EU-DCC), this certificate is valid in Switzerland. If you have been fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 and do not possess a EU COVID certificate, you may request a Swiss COVID certificate. You can find more information here:
Request a Swiss COVID certificate

Clean & Safe: Getting about safely in Switzerland

The tourism trade associations have launched a ‘'Clean & Safe’' label. It lets you know that you are visiting an establishment that has consciously committed to comply with the safety concept.
Clean & Safe

Our partners

Bern Economic Development Agency
Swiss Travel System
Switzerland Mobility
Grand Tour of Switzerland
Hotellerie Bern+ Mittelland
Hotelier-Verein Berner Oberland
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