Switzerland goes a step forward to ease border restrictions with France, Italy, and Austria. The border with these countries will be reopened at 15 crossings, in 8 cantons as part of this second stage of the partial relaxation of the COVID-19 preventive restrictions.
Switzerland had closed its borders on March 25, 2020, to prevent the spreading of COVID-19. Now, since the situation has turned more conducive to think of returning to normal, the country has considered opening borders. Nevertheless, it has not yet decided to open the borders with Germany. Switzerland will keep its borders closed to Germany till May 15, 2020.
Here are the details of crossing points that the Federal council of Switzerland is reopening:
L’Auberson: Enter from France into Switzerland between 5 am and 9 am
Crassier: Enter from France into Switzerland between 6 am and 9 am
Morgins: Open between 5 am and 7 pm
Brusata: Cross between 5 am and 8 pm
Pizzamiglio: Open between 5 am and 9 am, and 4 pm and 9 pm
Camedo, Ponte Faloppia: Cross between 5 am and 9 am and 4 pm and 7:30 pm
Soleure / Solothurn
Flüh: Swiss – French border open both ways between 5 am and 8 pm, all week
Biaufond: Enter from France into Switzerland between 5 am and 8 am and return to France between 4 pm and 8 pm
Fahy: Enter from France into Switzerland between 5 am and 8 am and return to France between 4 pm and 7 pm
Grisons / Graubünden
Spiess: Cross to and from Samnaun between 8 am and 11:00 am
Landecy: Enter from France into Switzerland between 6 am and 9 am and return to France between 5 pm and 7 pm
Certoux: Chancy I, Croix-de-Rozon: Enter from France into Switzerland between 6 am and 9 am
Last month the following crossing points have been reopened:
- Soral II
3 border crossing points have been reopened by Switzerland on May 4, 2020 between Italy and Canton Ticino. Crossing points at Brusino, Ligornetto, and Ponte Cremenaga have been opened on workdays. They are made passable at specific periods.
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