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Munich: COVID restrictions and current information about your visit

As of 3 April 2022, all Corona rules in Bavaria, and thus also in Munich, were abolished with a few exceptions. You can find out what you shouldkeep in mind here:

Corona rules in Munich - what you have to keep in mind:


Contact restrictions and mask requirement

There are no more contact restrictions.

In public transport, the obligation to wear a mask will be waived as of 10 December 2022; in areas with particularly vulnerable persons, such as in old people's and nursing homes, hospitals and doctors' surgeries, a mask must continue to be worn.

On 16 November 2022, the obligation to isolate people infected with Corona was lifted in Bavaria and thus also in Munich. However, people infected with Corona are required to wear a mask and are not allowed to enter medical and nursing facilities.


Testing options in Munich

To find out where you can get a coronavirus test, go to: www.testen-muenchen.de.


Gastronomy and hotel industry

There are no longer any restrictions on overnight stays in hotels and holiday flats and on campsites.

The indoor and outdoor areas of Munich's gastronomy and beer gardens are once again open to all guests, even without vaccination and proof of testing. The same applies to visiting bars, clubs and discos.

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Culture and recreational facilities

All cultural and recreational facilities can be visited again without proof of vaccination, convalescent status or Coronatest.


Folk festivals

Folk festivals are allowed to take place again from 19 March.


Public transport

In public transport, all persons will again be transported regardless of their vaccination status. The obligation to wear a mask also does not apply.

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Services and retail

Wearing an FFP2 mask in retail is no longer mandatory.

There are no longer any restrictions on visits to the hairdresser or the use of body-related services.

All guests are again admitted to city and guest tours regardless of vaccination or convalescent status or Coronatest.

Tip: Many city tours in Munich take place outside in the fresh air.

Trade fairs, congresses and conferences

For visitors to trade fairs, congresses and conferences, there are no longer any Corona requirements.

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The previous hygiene and prevention guidelines should continue to be followed: Please continue to keep a safe distance of at least one and a half metres from other people. You should also make sure to follow the cough and sneeze etiquette and wash your hands several times a day.


Further information:

The Tourist Information offices in the Town Hall on Marienplatz and at the Hauptbahnhof are open for you. Please wear an FFP2 or medical mask when entering the Tourist Information. The guest service can also be reached by phone from Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm at +49 89233 96500.

Further up-to-date information on the coronavirus in relation to your trip to Munich can also be found at muenchen.de.

For acute questions regarding the coronavirus during your stay in Munich, please contact the Coronavirus Hotline of the City of Munich: 089 233 96333.

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



Photo: Thomas Klinger