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Published on Monday, May 31, 2021

France begins tighter restrictions on travel from UK

France has begun imposing tighter restrictions, barring UK travellers for non-essential travel. Entry  from the UK is allowed only for EU nationals, French residents or for 'compelling reasons.'

The rules apply to travel by air, car, ferry and train.  People allowed in,. including those already vaccinated, must take a pre-travel PCR Covid test and then quarantine for seven days.

France is rated as an 'amber list' destination under the UK's traffic light system.


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  • France is a strange country. . . . .

    I can understand why the French government has decided to restrict entry from the UK. BUT why is it that a Briton from (say) Burnley is not allowed into France but a Pole or Bulgarian or Romanian from Burnley is?

    By Tony Wedgewood, Wednesday, June 2, 2021

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