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Munich: COVID restrictions and current information about your visit

Munich's hotels and accommodation establishments have reopened for tourist overnight stays. Visits to beer gardens, outdoor dining areas and theatres, museums, cinemas and concert halls are also possible again. Guided city tours and guided tours for guests may take place again. The mask requirement in Munich's city centre has been lifted. As of now, you no longer need a test certificate for many offers. From now on, up to ten people from any number of households may meet again.

What you have to keep in mind:

Hotels, holiday flats and campsites in Munich are open again for tourist guests. A test certificate is required on arrival. For overnight guests, there are gastronomic offers in closed rooms and wellness offers.

City and guest tours may take place again without a test certificate.

The indoor and outdoor areas of Munich's gastronomy and beer gardens are open to guests again. The test obligation and a prior appointment booking do not apply. Members of one's own household and additionally members of any number of other households are admitted to a table, as long as the total number of ten persons is not exceeded. Vaccinated and recovered persons as well as children under 14 years of age are not counted. All you need to do is register in the restaurant via app or paper.

Shops are open for normal customer traffic. There are only limits on the number of people who can be in the shop at any one time. The mask is still compulsory in the shops.

Museums, exhibitions, memorials, objects of the Bavarian Administration of State Palaces, Gardens and Lakes can be visited again without appointment booking and registration.

The Hellabrunn Zoo and the Botanical Garden have also reopened. Registration and appointment booking are not required here either. Masks are only required in the indoor areas.

Cultural and sporting events in the open air may be attended again with immediate effect with fixed seating for up to 500 people, the test obligation is dropped.

The same regulations apply to trade fairs, congresses and conferences as to cultural events; sufficient distance between visitors must be ensured indoors and outdoors.

Fitness studios and outdoor swimming pools also reopen.  An appointment booking is still required. The test obligation does not apply.

The night curfew has been lifted.

Sharing public spaces, privately used rooms and privately used land with members of one's own household and additionally with members of other households is permitted, as long as the total number of persons does not exceed ten. Children under 14 years of age, fully vaccinated persons and those who have recovered from Corona within the past six months are not counted.

Bars and clubs will remain closed.

What else is important:

Wearing a mouth and nose protection is obligatory in Munich on public transport and in all shops. Since 18 January an FFP2 mask is obligatory here. Non-compliance will be prosecuted under criminal law.

The ban on the consumption of alcohol in the open air in the city centre has been lifted, but has been replaced in each case by a ban on glass bottles, jugs etc. at night. You can find out the exact regulations on the city portal

The previous hygiene and prevention regulations still apply: Please continue to maintain a safety distance of at least one and a half meters from other people. You should also make sure that you observe the cough and sneeze etiquette and wash your hands several times a day.

Further information:

The Tourist Information in the Town Hall on Marienplatz is open again. The guest service can also be reached by phone from Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm at +49 89233 96500.

If you have acute questions about the coronavirus during your stay in Munich, please contact the Coronavirus Hotline of the City of Munich: +49 89 233 44740

Information on Corona in Munich and Bavaria in English and other languages is given on and on

Further information on entry for guests coming to Munich from abroad can be found here.



Photo: Thomas Klinger