From June 1, 2020, Bulgaria will accept tourists from 29 countries, according to a statement of the Ministry of Tourism in connection with the start of the summer tourist season 2020.
The Ministry of Health announced that the Minister of Health of Bulgaria issued an order cancelling some of the measures introduced because of COVID-19. According to the order, as of May 26th, cultural and entertainment events are allowed (such as theatres, concerts, stage events, classes in dance, creative and musical arts, etc.).
The ban for EU citizens and citizens from the Schengen countries to enter the territory of Bulgaria will be lifted from May 22, the press centre of the Council of Ministers reported.
The European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) has published a map of the current restrictions and travel opportunities in Europe introduced to help reduce the coronavirus infection. The map makes it possible to trace the temporary restrictions all throughout Europe.
Malls and gyms in Bulgaria open today after being closed for 2 months due to the coronavirus. However, a number of restrictive measures remain in place. Protective face masks will be mandatory in all indoor spaces.