03.06.2020 | Greece and Halkidiki is open once again. Starting on the 15th of June, Halkidiki will welcome the world steadily and methodically, with rules and protocols according to the announcement of the Greek government and health services. The international tourism period will begin on June 15, when seasonal hotels will open their doors again. Tourists will be allowed to land from abroad at Thessaloniki Airport from June 15. Direct international flights to other airports in Greece will gradually resume from July 1.
The list of 29 countries from which tourists will be able to travel to Greece without special restrictions after June 15, 2020:
Albania, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea and Switzerland.
For all other countries, travel restrictions will continue to apply after June 15, however the list will be updated and expanded as of July 1. It should be noted that the current restrictions relate to where flights originate from and not to individual travelers’ nationalities. Restrictions will only apply to flights from airports included in the EASA “black list” of airports located in areas of high risk of transmission of COVID-19. Travelers will still be able to arrive from those airports, but will undergo mandatory tests and quarantine of 7-14 days in case of a positive test.
Please visit this website to view the updated "black-list": https://www.easa.europa.eu/SD-2020-01/Airports