Vaccinated American Tourists Allowed Back in Germany on June 25

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As European countries like FranceGreecePortugal, and Switzerland reopen for tourism, Germany has announced it’s following suit. 

According to Reuters, beginning on June 25th, Germany will allow entry to travelers who are fully vaccinated with covid vaccines approved by The European Medicines Agency (EMA). At the time of writing, the list of approved vaccines are Moderna, Janssen/Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and AstraZeneca. For the currently approved list, click here

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Notably, these travelers must be entering from an area that is also not currently considered a country with a variant risk. Currently, travel from the United Kingdom will not be allowed due to this exception, as well as Brazil, India, South Africa, among a handful of others. You can check on which countries are currently listed as high-risk here.

Travelers wishing to enter Germany from an approved country must be able to show official proof of vaccination a minimum of 14 days prior to entry.


Lauren Allain
Lauren is a freelance journalist from Seattle. She travels the globe in search of the best grocery stores, bouldering gyms, and snorkeling locations. Her mission at Freedom Is Everything is to help others make the transition into location-independent lifestyles.