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Southern EU countries open up to tourists | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

Greece and Italy are opening up to holiday makers who are vaccinated, exempting them from the quarantine requirement.

Greece on Friday lifted the 10-day post-entry quarantine for visitors from 53 countries, including EU members, Britain and the United States. They, however, need to present a vaccination certificate or a negative PCR test result.

Milos, one of the Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, welcomed a ferry which carried foreign holiday makers on Saturday.

A German man who came with his family said that he made a reservation two months ago and was looking forward to the trip.

He added that opening up to tourists is great and he and his family are happy to be there.

A municipal leader of Milos said more than half of the residents’ livelihood is dependent on tourism and they were longing for the reopening.

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