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Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for visitors and travel trade 

Visit Finland Coronavirus updates for visitors and Travel Trade (updated 1 March)

The Finnish National Tourism Board Visit Finland has formed an internal recovery task force that gathers and shares practical information for leisure traveles and travel trade during and after the Coronavirus pandemic. These pages will be updated on an ongoing basis:

Enter into Finland

As of 1st of February 2022 there are no entry restrictions on internal border traffic within the EU or Schengen area. Restrictions on external border traffic will continue until 13th of March 2022.

Read the updated information about border traffic: Guidelines for border traffic during pandemic (website is frequently updated)

Official information:

These websites are updated frequently.

Health-related information for visitors in Espoo (updated 30 December)

The cities of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa recommend that everyone over the age of 12 start using face masks in municipal service situations in which it is difficult to avoid close contact.  Customers of municipal services will be responsible for buying their own masks. Further instructions for mask use can be found in English on the THL website.

Events and services in Espoo (updated 1 March)

As of 14th of February : No current restrictions.

Visit Espoo's event calendar is updated regularly but we still recommend that you visit the event organizers' websites for the most current information. 

We also recommend checking the opening hours of sights and services from each service provider’s own website. 

Restrictions on restaurants (updated 1 March)

The Government has on repealed that restricts the activities of food and beverage service businesses due to the COVID-19 epidemic. This means that the restrictions on the opening and alcohol serving hours as well as restrictions on the number of customers and customer seats in restaurants will be lifted.

General restrictions on restaurants throughout the country

The obligation to observe the general hygiene guidelines and to keep a safe distance will remain in force in all regions until the end of March.

More information at 

The safety of our clients and our personnel is of utmost importance to us. All the local suppliers in Espoo monitor and follow the advice of authorities regarding the coronavirus situation and work together around health safety to ensure the safety of the facilities, services, and experiences. On the service providers' own pages, you can read in more detail what kind of special arrangements there are, and how the safety of each customer is taken care of.

Getting around in Espoo (updated 30 December)

All passengers aged 12 and over are required to wear face masks when travelling on HSL public transport, unless unable to do so for medical reasons.

Public transport is operating in the Helsinki region but services are reduced. Until further notice, bus drivers do not sell tickets on buses. This measure is intended to avoid additional money handling and physical contact between drivers and passengers.

More information on the Helsinki Regional Transport Authority website.

Tourism information service in Espoo