Nov 30, 2020
Decisions of the State of Vaud communicated on November 25, 2020
Adaptation of measures for the canton of Vaud. The measures concerning the area of culture will come into force on December 1, 2020, and those for restaurants and catering on 10 December.
As of December 1, museums and exhibition galleries will reopen. Cinemas, concert halls, theatres, casinos, game rooms, leisure facilities, sports and wellness centres (fitness, etc.) as well as night clubs, discotheques and swimming pools will remain closed.
From December 10, restaurants, cafes and bars will open again from 6:00 to 23:00. Eating on the terrace will be permitted. The following measures apply: No more than 4 people per table. They must be seated for eating and provide contact information via a mobile app. Customers must also observe social distancing, wash their hands and wear a mask when not seated. The sale of takeaway dishes continues to be permitted.
Hotels are open and, as of December 10, their restaurants may again welcome people who are not hotel guests. The spa and wellness areas within the hotels will only be open to hotel guests.
Shops, hairdressers, florists and libraries remain open. A mask is compulsory at all of them.
Ski resorts may open provided they have a protection plan to prevent people from grouping together. Cafes and restaurants on the ski slopes may open at the same time as the ski lift facilities.
Masks are compulsory in closed public spaces, in vehicles from two occupants (except persons from the same household) and in very busy areas such as markets. Masks must also be worn whenever social distancing is not possible.
All these decisions may be subject to change depending on how the sanitary situation develops.