Corona (Covid-19): Information for visitors of Schiermonnikoog
Where can I find Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for visitors to Schiermonnikoog?
[ UPDATE 6 August 2020 ] - Holidays on Schiermonnikoog are allowed. Day tourists are of course also welcome.
Are you currently on Schiermonnikoog or are you about to travel to Schiermonnikoog? On this page you will find information on the current situation and useful links to relevant information sources:
Are the beaches of Schiermonnikoog open and accessible?
The beaches of Schiermonnikoog are open and accessible. Swimming in the sea is also allowed. Everyone in the Netherlands, also on the beach and in the sea, must keep a minimum distance of 1.5 meters from each other (unless they belong to the same household).
Are attractions, museums, theaters, restaurants, beach-pavilions, cafés and other tourist spots still open?
Since 1 June 2020, it is allowed for restaurants, beach pavilions, terraces and cafes to open again. Furthermore, many restaurants currently offer takeaway. Takeaway food at restaurants is also allowed.
Since 1 June 2020, it is allowed for theaters, concert halls, museums, monuments and cinemas to open again.
Are the shops and supermarkets open?
Supermarkets and shops are open and but need to follow the rules strictly.
Will events on Schiermonnikoog still take place as planned?
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Dutch government has decided that all events are canceled until Septemer 1, 2020.
We strive for keeping the event overview on our own website as updated as possible. We also recommend informing yourself on the website of the respective organisation.
Already booked a vacation?
Have you already booked a holiday to Schiermonnikoog? Please contact the landlord (by phone) for questions about your reservation. You will (most likely) find the contact details on your booking confirmation.
Can I be in a car with more than 2 people, with whom I do not form a household?
Yes that is allowed. It is recommended to wear a face mask with several people in the car with whom you do not form a household.
Is it possible to use a holiday home/appartement in the Netherlands with several families?
Yes that is allowed. People from different households must always keep a distance of 1.5 meters.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Netherlands
General information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus and frequently asked questions and answers can be found on the website of the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment (RIVM):