Samnaun

14.04.2021

Current situation regarding coronavirus

Information for our guests on the current situation with Corona virus in Samnaun.

Status: 15 April 2021

Dear 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 regarding your booking, please contact your host directly. General booking enquiries can be made in our online shop.

Meetings are permitted in a private setting outdoors with a maximum of 15 people, indoors with a maximum of 10 people. It is recommended to be tested for Corona before a meeting.

Silvretta Skiarena Samnaun/Ischgl

The skiarea is open. Note on cross-border skiing in Samnaun: This winter, skiing is only possible on the Swiss side. The ski passes are therefore available at a reduced rate.

In addition to the obligation to wear masks in all waiting areas, indoor areas and means of transport, the gondolas are filled with max. 2/3 of the normal capacity.

There is the option of take-away food at the Alp Trida Ski House and Alp Bella. The toilets are accessible on Alp Trida, Alp Bella and Salaas. The toilets on the Alp Trider Sattel are closed.

Journey to Samnaun

For countries and regions (source: Federal Office of Public Health) which have a significantly higher number of new infections compared to Switzerland, a travel quarantine applies when entering Switzerland. For further information, please refer to the website of the Federal Office of Public Health

Information on arrival via Austria: Transit through Austria is still possible. We recommend that you carry a booking confirmation from the accommodation or a similar document.

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

Restaurants

Bars and restaurants are closed. Still allowed are:

  • Take-away and delivery service until 11.00 pm
  • Hotel restaurants and hotel bars for hotel guests until 11.00 pm
  • Catering for guests of hotel garnis / bed and breakfasts with an agreement and within walking distance of a partner business

You can find an overview of the take away offers in our region here.

From Monday, 19 April, restaurant terraces are allowed to reopen until 11 pm. Seating is compulsory. The mask may only be removed during consumption. A maximum of four people are allowed per table. Contact details must be collected from all persons. A distance of 1.5 metres must be maintained between tables or a barrier must be installed. 

Tourist offer

Offerings such as museums, libraries and the outdoor areas of leisure businesses and sports facilities are open.

From Monday, 19 April 2021, sports and fitness centres and indoor areas of leisure businesses will also be open again. The indoor areas of wellness and leisure pools will remain closed. Wellness facilities of hotels for hotel guests are excluded.

The Alpenquell leisure pool is closed.

Stores

Shops are open. To the shops.

Events

The holding of events is prohibited. Excluded are:

  • Worship services with max. 50 people
  • Events without an audience in the fields of sport and culture
  • Activities in groups, sports and cultural activities in leisure time up to 5 persons indoors and up to 15 persons (aged 20 years and older) outdoors, provided that a face mask is worn or the required minimum distance is maintained.

Under this overview you will find all the holiday tips that you can currently experience while observing the protection measures in our region.

From Monday, 19 April, events with restricted audiences will be possible again: 100 people outside, 50 people inside. This applies, for example, to sports stadiums, cinemas or theatre and concert venues. Indoor sporting and cultural activities are also permitted again, as are certain competitions. There is a restriction to a maximum of one third of the capacity of the venue, as well as compulsory seating and wearing of masks, a distance of 1.5 metres and a ban on consumption.

Sporting and cultural activities are also permitted again for adults in the amateur sector from 19 April, for individuals or for groups of up to 15 people. Competitions are allowed again under these conditions. Outdoors, either a mask must be worn or the required distance of 1.5 metres must be maintained. Indoors, masks and distance requirements apply. Exceptions are possible, for example, for endurance training in fitness centres or when singing in a choir.

Obligation to wear masks

In Switzerland, persons over 12 years of age are required to wear masks in indoor public areas and outdoor areas of institutions and businesses and in busy pedestrian areas. In restaurants and bars, guests may only take off the mask when seated at a table. The obligation to wear a mask also applies to 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 with the corona virus. The protective measures are valid until further notice and are not limited in time.

Please observe the protection concept of the municipality of Samnaun for public spaces.

Covid-19 tests in Samnaun

Corona rapid tests and PCR tests are offered at the mountain practice in Samnaun-Ravaisch. Every person in Switzerland can be tested for the Corona virus once a week free of charge by means of a rapid test, this regulation applies equally to guests. A medical certificate can be issued for border crossing if required. 

PCR tests are still subject to a fee (depending on the case, you may need a PCR test for a trip abroad). 

In order to offer guests as well as locals an uncomplicated and simple service, the mountain practice (Pozstrasse 3, 7563 Samnaun-Ravaisch) asks you to register in advance by e-mail (info@bergpraxis-samnaun.ch) or by telephone (+41 81 822 12 00). Testing times are from 4 to 6 p.m. during the week and by appointment at weekends.

You can also take a corona check on the website of the Federal Office of Public Health, which will help you to assess whether a test is useful.

Recommendations for behaviour by the Federal Office of Public Health

The recommendations of the Federal Office of Public Health regarding keeping 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 ensure that your stay is a pleasant one. 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.

See you soon in Samnaun!

We look forward to welcome you soon in Samnaun and wish you already today unforgettably beautiful holidays.

Your team of the holiday region Samnaun

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