Important Information on Coronavirus

Events and Public Places

All events are prohibited until February 28, 2021.

Cultural and leisure facilities, such as restaurants, bars, casinos, discotheques, dance venues, zoos, botanical gardens, museums, and sports and wellness facilities, as well as stores and markets selling non-essential goods, will remain closed until February 28, 2021.

Stores selling essential goods such as supermarkets and pharmacies, as well as take-out outlets and delivery services, will remain open.

Hotels may remain open provided that they strictly comply with the precautionary measures. Restaurants, sports facilities and spas in hotels remain open to hotel guests.

Mountain railways/cableways and ski areas may continue to operate in strict compliance with the current precautionary measures.

The wearing of face masks is mandatory on all public transportation throughout Switzerland, at bus stops, tram stops and on railway platforms, and in all publicly accessible buildings and indoor spaces. This includes, for example, stores, businesses, and banks.

Face masks are also mandatory in the outdoor areas of publicly accessible facilities and businesses such as stores and weekly 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 or areas with a high risk of infection are required by law to go into quarantine for ten days.

Please refer to the official sources for further 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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