Current situation

Wandern im Schweizerischen Nationalpark
Information for our guests on the current situation regarding coronavirus in the Lower Engadine.

 

Status: 17 September 2021

Chars giasts, esteemed guests

Below you will find the most important information and regulations in connection with the coronavirus. All measures are aimed at reducing new infections with the virus.

For questions about your booking, please contact your host directly. You can make general booking enquiries in our online shop.

Restaurants and Bars

The restaurants and bars are open.

Indoor area

The certificate requirement applies in indoor areas of restaurants, bars and clubs.

Restrictions such as compulsory seating, capacity restrictions and the obligation to register guests are lifted in these indoor areas.

Outdoor areas (terraces)

No compulsory certification, but businesses are free to demand certificates from their guests. If no certificates are required outside, the minimum distance of 1.5 metres between groups must be maintained or effective barriers must be installed.
Registration of guest data is not necessary.

You can find the current opening hours and take-away options of our restaurants here.

Hotels

In all hotels, only the hotel stay incl. check-in and transfer to the room is exempt from the certificate obligation. For access to the hotel restaurant, the breakfast room, the dining room, the hotel bar, the wellness area, etc., however, the Covid certificate is mandatory and must be checked. This also applies if these are used solely by hotel guests.
In all zones where no certificate is required, masks and minimum distances apply to all hotel guests - regardless of whether they have a certificate or not.

Holiday flats

The regulations for private meetings apply.

Campsites

No certificate requirement applies at campsites.

In general indoor areas the obligation to wear a mask applies. For catering or other special offers on campsites, the respective regulations apply.

Discotheques and dance halls

In discotheques and dance halls the certificate obligation applies.

  • no restrictions on the number of guests
  • there is no obligation to wear a mask
  • the contact details of all guests are collected

Tourist offer

Offers such as wellness and leisure pools, museums, libraries, the outdoor and indoor areas of leisure businesses and sports facilities as well as sports and fitness centers are open.

A certificate is compulsory in museums, libraries, fitness centres, climbing gyms and indoor swimming pools.

Our baths
There is a certificate requirement.

The Bogn Engiadina Scuol, the Zernez family pool and the Quadras indoor pool are open. 

Scuol mountain railways
No certificate requirement.

  • Masks are compulsory in all closed lanes.
  • Closed railway cabins may only be loaded to 2/3 of their capacity

Click here to go to the Scuol mountain railways.

Shops

The shops are open. To the shops.

Retail trade and personal services (such as hairdressers, therapeutic services and counselling services) are not subject to compulsory certification.

Events

Events with certificate: Without mask, without restrictions

Events to which access is restricted to Covid-certified persons are now no longer subject to restrictions, not even for large events.

Events without certificate

For events without Covid certificate applies:

  • When the audience is seated, a maximum of 1000 visitors can attend - inside and outside.
  • When people are standing or moving around, a maximum of 250 visitors can be admitted inside and 500 outside.
  • The capacity of the venue can be used up to two thirds - indoors and outdoors.
  • Inside, masks are compulsory and consumption is only permitted in the restaurant areas.
  • Masks are not compulsory outdoors.

Here you will find all the holiday tips that you can currently experience in our region while observing the protection measures. We record your contact details with the holiday tips.

Private events

A maximum of 30 people indoors or a maximum of 50 people outdoors are still permitted at private meetings (with family and friends in areas not open to the public).

The certificate obligation does not apply to

  • public transport, including mountain railways
  • retail trade
  • personal services, such as hairdressing salons, therapeutic and counselling services (e.g. banks or information centres)
  • private events in private premises for up to 30 people
  • religious events and events for the formation of political opinion up to a maximum of 50 persons
  • meetings of parliaments and municipal assemblies
  • services provided by public authorities
  • catering services in social contact points (e.g. street kitchens indoors)

Where no compulsory certification is introduced, the existing measures apply (e.g. compulsory wearing of masks in publicly accessible rooms).

Obligatory wearing of masks

In Switzerland, persons over the age of 12 are required to wear masks in publicly accessible indoor areas that are not subject to compulsory certification. The obligation to wear masks also applies in the retail trade, public transport and mountain railways. It remains important to maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 metres and to observe the hygiene rules in order to prevent new infections from the coronavirus.

Covid-19 tests in the Lower Engadine

You can find an overview of the various test options here. On the website of the Federal Office of Public Health you can also do a corona check, which helps you to assess whether a test is useful.

Entry into Switzerland - from 20.9.21

For people without a certificate:
A negative test (antigen or PCR; no self-tests) must be presented by:

  • Persons aged 16 and over who have not been vaccinated or have not recovered. 
  • After four to seven days, a further test carried out in Switzerland, which is subject to a fee, is required. The result of the second test must be sent to the competent cantonal office.

For persons with a certificate:
For vaccinated and recovered persons with a Covid certificate or other valid proof of vaccination or recovery, no testing obligation applies.

Form requirement for all entrants
All persons entering the country - vaccinated, recovered and negatively tested persons - must complete the entry form (Passenger Locator Form, SwissPLF). 

Covid certificate for persons vaccinated and recovered abroad
All persons who have been vaccinated abroad with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and who are resident in or entering Switzerland can obtain a Swiss Covid certificate. The documents can be submitted electronically.

In a transitional phase until 10 October 2021, all foreign vaccination certificates (e.g. WHO vaccination certificate) are still valid for access to facilities or events requiring a certificate.

For details, please refer to the Switzerland Tourism newsletter.

All cantonal contact points are listed on a federal website. Details are currently being worked out at federal and cantonal level - we will keep you informed.

Risk countries
For countries and regions (source: Federal Office of Public Health) where virus variants of concern for Switzerland are prevalent, certain further restrictions apply. For further information, please refer to the website of the Federal Office of Public Health.

Transit
Transit through Austria and Italy is possible without restrictions. 

Return journey
Please note any restrictions in your country of origin for your journey home from Switzerland.

Behavioural recommendations of the Federal Office of Public Health

The recommendations of the Federal Office of Public Health regarding keeping a distance and hygiene still apply.

Clean & Safe – Your health is important to us

The establishments have a protection concept with concrete measures to protect guests and employees and to enable them to have a pleasant stay. This is communicated with the new Clean & Safe label of the Swiss tourism organisations.

We also participate in the Clean & Safe label with the protection concept (PDF) of the guest information.

Fin bainbod – see you soon!

We look forward to welcoming you to the Engadin Scuol Zernez holiday region and wish you a wonderful holiday already today.

Your team of the holiday region Engadin Scuol Zernez

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