The Federal government has lifted the travel warning for Turkey partially. The Foreign office said on Tuesday in his travel notes on the Internet, that the formal warning against tourist travel in the provinces of Antalya, Izmir, Aydin and Mugla is omitted.

In all the four provinces, it is holiday regions on the West coast. So far, Turkey was one of the approximately 160 countries outside of the European Union and the Schengen area, for which the travel warning actually, to 31. August was considered. With the present step, the Federal government makes for the first time, an exception.

Test-wear cost travelers

The Foreign office stressed that it had lifted the travel warning “under the condition of strict observance of the Turkish government had a comprehensive tourism and hygiene concept”. “This includes a mandatory PCR testing for all travellers in Turkey, within 48 hours before the return journey to Germany.”

The cost of the equivalent of 15 Euro in a certified laboratory, or 30 euros at the airport, the traveler would have to bear itself. Testing positive for have to go in Turkey in quarantine or medical treatment.

The Turkey had insisted for many weeks on this step. The German tourists are one of the largest groups of tourists in Turkey.