Important Information on the Coronavirus

Events and Public Places

As from October 29, 2020, events with a maximum of 50 people are permitted, provided that the current health and safety concepts are being implemented.

Within the framework of the current regulations, leisure facilities such as restaurants, bars, casinos, zoos, botanical gardens, wellness & spa facilities, and swimming pools will remain open, as well as camping sites, mountain railways, toboggan runs, and bike and rope parks.

In restaurants and bars, there is a curfew from 11pm to 6am, and food and drink may only be consumed sitting down. Restaurants, cafés, and bars are required to record the contact details of their guests. Discos and nightclubs are closed.

The wearing of face masks is mandatory on all public transport throughout Switzerland, at bus and tram stops, and in all publicly accessible establishments and indoor areas. This includes, for example, stores, banks, movie theaters, and restaurants.

Face masks are also mandatory in the outdoor areas of facilities and businesses, such as stores, event locations, restaurants, and bars, as well as at weekly and Christmas markets, in busy pedestrian zones, and in all public spaces where it is not possible to maintain the required distance.

Entry Restrictions

People arriving in Switzerland from countries and areas with an increaded risk of infection are required by law to go into quarantine for ten days.

Please refer to the official sources for details and up-to-date information:

Federal Office of Public Health

Canton Zurich Department of Health


Zurich Convention Bureau

The Zurich Convention Bureau is there to answer your questions and help you plan future events. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

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