30 May OPENING OF CAMPSITES ON JUNE 2
The outdoor hotel industry will be able to welcome holidaymakers from June 2 throughout mainland France, placed in the green zone, with the exception of Île-de-France, in the orange zone, where this reopening of campsites has been postponed. to June 22.
Reopening of intra-European borders: June 15?
This is excellent news because the French have full visibility and can plan their vacations, in campsites that have set up suitable safety devices, including for swimming pools ”.
By implementing protection and prevention measures, and relying on everyone's responsibility, the season will go well and the French will be able to fully enjoy their holidays.
For foreign tourists, the reopening of intra-European borders on June 15 is second good news because it will allow campsites to welcome their European customers this summer ”.
More than any other type of accommodation, campsites can achieve health objectives with greater ease: the sites are large, with several hectares, each one is on its site, far from the others, and customers come with their own vehicle ”.
The campsites are ready to reopen, and to offer the French an outdoor bath essential to their personal and family balance. The camping sector - the first mode of accommodation in summer in France, with 129 million overnight stays last year and 69% of French customers - has submitted to the government a "health framework" the aim of which is "to ensure the distancing and barrier gestures ”.
The great concern of professionals was to reassure holidaymakers about the safe reception: the use of toilets will be limited, their cleaning reinforced.
Regarding the opening of outdoor swimming pools, "the water is chlorinated, so no problem with the virus", it will be necessary to limit the number of deckchairs, and to space them out. The use of the pools will be “limited (1 person for 4 m2).