The website will provide real-time information on borders and available means of transport and tourism services in Member States. It will also provide practical information such as travel restrictions, regulations regarding physical distancing, wearing face masks and tourism offers.
“Europe’s vast and rich cultural heritage is one of our major assets. But with no possibility to travel and with most venues closed these past months, culture and tourism have been hit hard. The Re-open EU platform provides up to date, essential information so that we can start exploring Europe safely again” says Mariya Gabriel, the Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, and responsible for the Joint Research Centre.