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The French president announced that all non-necessary travel in France is no longer allowed as per March 16th. Everyone caught on the street without a valid reason is being fined 135 euros.
The European Union will ban all nonessential travel from outside the Schengen zone for the next 30 days. France is part of Schengen and approved this new temporary measure. If you are not an EU-citizen, traveling to France will no longer be possible.
Earlier, France already closed down major tourist attractions in Paris like the Eifel Tower and Louvre. With the new measures in place, European leaders try to stop the spreading of the coronavirus. Traveling between Schengen countries is still possible, however, some countries closed the borders to their neighbors as well.
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Last validated on March 27, 2020:27 March: France has extended its stay-at-home order with an extra two weeks until April 15, instead of April 1. People have to stay inside and may only go outside with a valid reason.
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