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Paris Louvre Has Announced Its Reopening Date. New Restrictions Will Be Applied

Louvre Will Reopen Its Doors In July

The world’s most visited museum, home to the iconic Mona Lisa, has announced it will reopen its doors on July 6 after the government allowed French museums and historic sites to reopen.

“The Louvre is happy to announce that it will be reopening its doors after these weeks of quarantine that we have all endured,” Jean-Luc Martinez, the president of the Musée du Louvre, said in a statement. “Visiting conditions will be adapted to adhere strictly to the recommendations made by health authorities, as we want everyone to feel safe at the Louvre, whether they are coming for work or pleasure."

Visitors will be required to book time slots in advance, according to officials.

Wearing a mask would be obligatory as well. New signposting will also be introduced to maintain social distancing

The Palace of Versailles and Musée d’Orsay will also reopen as France eases its lockdown.

Regarding travel across the "internal borders" of the EU, Schengen and from the UK, only essential travel is allowed and everyone crossing the border needs an international travel certificate.

France will review border controls on June 15.

As summer season approaches, many countries are trying to figure out how to revive the travel industry. Greece has recently announced it expects to open its borders by July, Iceland said it will start welcoming tourists on June 15, Aruba expects to open by July.

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