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Covid-19 information

Important information

Find out more about current restrictions und lockdown rules due to the Covid-19 pandemic that are important for your visit of Fehmarn.

Overnight stays

Due to the current lockdown, touristic overnight stays are not allowed until 9 May 2021. Overnight stays are only allowed for business, medical or inevitable social-ethical reasons. Owners of second homes may use their second homes themselves. If touristic overnight stays will be allowed after 10 May 2021 is still under consideration.


Information for people travelling to Fehmarn from abroad

Before you enter the region of Schleswig-Holstein (and Fehmarn) from abroad, it is important to check whether you are coming from a currently designated high-risk area, high-incidence area or virus variant area at the time of your entry. These areas in foreign countries are listed on the website of the Robert Koch Institute

Persons entering Schleswig-Holstein or returning to the state from high-risk areas in other countries to whom none of the exceptions apply are obligated to comply with the following regulations: 

Registration procedure 

Before crossing the border to enter this state you must register on the internet at www.einreiseanmeldung.de. You are required to provide your contact data, details of your travels and health status. You then receive confirmation of registration, which you must have with you when you cross the border. 

Obligatory testing 
You must undergo a SARS-CoV-2 virus test to enter the state from a foreign high-risk area, high-incidence area or virus variant area. This obligation does not apply to children under six years of age. 

  • If you are arriving from a high-risk area or were in a high-risk area that is not a high-incidence area or virus variant area at any time in the past ten days before entering the state, you must present a negative SARS-CoV-2 test at the latest 48 hours after entering the state. You may also have yourself tested after entering the state and you may leave your quarantine location for this purpose.
  • If you enter the state from a high-risk area or were at any time in the past ten days before entering the state in a high-risk area that is a high-incidence area or virus variant area, you must be in possession of a negative SARS-CoV-2 test when you cross the border to enter the state. The smear sample for the test must not have been taken more than 48 hours before you cross the border to enter the state. You must have the test result with you when you cross the border.

The test result must be in the form of either a print or electronic document in German, English or French and must be presented to the competent Public Health Office (Gesundheitsamt) on demand without delay within ten days of your entry. The test on which the result document is based must comply with the requirements of the Robert Koch Institute.

After crossing the border to enter the state you must …

  • …proceed directly to your home or to another suitable accommodation.
  • …remain under quarantine for 14 days at home or in the appropriate accommodation. 
  • During this period, you must not receive any visitors who are not members of your household. 
  • …inform the local Public Health Office without delay if symptoms indicating an infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus occur during the quarantine period.

Detailed information on the regulations

Please find detailed information on the regulations for entering Germany on the website of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Please do also check the conditions for the re-entry from Germany back into your country of origin with your local authorities before your trip as well, as there might be special regulations as a quarantine back at home.


Code of conduct

  • Stay at least 1.5 metres apart from each other. 
  • Reduce social contact and meet only with people of your own household and with the people of a second household with a maximum of 5 people in total. 
  • Wash your hands regularly and cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Keep away from large groups of people. 
  • Medical face masks (e.g. KN95/N95 oder FFP2) must be worn in public means of transport, in shops and supermarkets and other public buildings, as well as in the town centre of Burg (car parks east & west, Bahnhofstrasse, Am Markt, Breite Strasse) and in the harbours of Burgstaaken and Orth.
  • Do not go shopping with your whole family, rather enter supermarkets preferably alone. 
  • Use contactless payment methods. 
  • Act responsibly and protect yourself and others.
  • The disregard of Covid19-regulations may lead to a fine. 


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