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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