France Plans to Welcome American Tourists Starting June 9

France Plans to Welcome American Tourists Starting June 9

This article originally appeared in Travel+Leisure.

U.S. travelers could be back to exploring the French countryside and iconic attractions like the Louvre and Eiffel Tower in June.

French President Emmanuel Macron has laid out a reopening plan that would allow U.S. passport holders to enter France beginning June 9, assuming COVID-19 levels remain under control and visitors can present proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID-19 test, The Local France reports.

Also on June 9, France plans to allow cafes and restaurants to resume regular service until 11 p.m. Events with up to 5,000 participants will also have the green light to go ahead.

U.S. passport holders have been prohibited from traveling to France since March 2020. France has loosed restrictions on travelers from certain countries, including Australia and New Zealand, though.

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