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    Current Protective Measures in Austria

    A lockdown is currently in effect in Austria. Hotels are closed to leisure travellers/tourists, restaurants can only offer take-out, and events are cancelled.

    Lockdown

    Special rules and regulations are in place

    Find them here

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Currently, strict protective measures are in place in Austria. Find all lockdown measures here.

    When do you have to wear a face covering in Austria?
    Generally, a face mask must be worn in most indoor settings.
    In the following settings, your are required to wear an FFP2 mask:

    • on public transport
    • in all shops
    • on cable cars

    Do children need to wear face masks?
    Children under 7 are not required to wear masks.

    Does a minimum distance have to be maintained?
    As a matter of principle, a distance of at least two metres (6.5 ft) must be kept between yourself and those living in another household.

    Which measures are in place at restaurants?
    All restaurants are closed until at least the end of February (only takeaway is permitted). Find general information on regulations in Austria’s restaurants after lockdown here

    Which measures are in place at accommodation establishments?
    All hotels are closed until at least the end of February. Find general information on regulations in Austria’s hotels after lockdown here.

    Which measures are in place at museums?
    Museums are currently closed.

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