Being active

Being active

Frequently asked questions on holiday activities.

1. Which rules apply on ski lifts and cable cars?

  • To use of ski lifts and cable cars, guests must show proof that they are fully vaccinated or have had and recovered from COVID-19 (2G Rule).
  • Each ski pass must be activated after purchase and before first use. To active your ski pass you must show the ski pass and proof of vaccination or recovery at the ski resort. There are also ways of activating your ski pass online.
  • FFP2 face masks must be worn on gondolas, cable cars and ski lifts with a pull-down weather cover.

Rules for children:

  • For children aged 12 years and older who are not able to present proof of vaccination or recovery (2G Rule), ski passes will be activated for a maximum of 72 hours if they are able to show a negative PCR test.

For more information on the 2G Rule, please see the section Current COVID-19 rules.

2. Which rules apply to cross-country skiing?

  • The 2G Rule applies to cross-country skiing trails as these are considered non-public sports facilities.
  • Proof of vaccination or recovery must be carried at all times when on the cross-country skiing trails.

3. Sports equipment hire centres and shops. Which rules apply?

  • The 2G Rule applies to all retail locations.
  • An FFP2 face mask must be worn in customer areas.
  • Many sports equipment hire centres offer online booking.
  • If you are unable to come on holiday as planned due to a travel warning, free cancellation is usually possible.

4. Which rules apply to swimming pools and spas?

  • Swimming pools, saunas and spas are generally open.
  • When entering, a vaccination certificate or a confirmation of having had and recovered from COVID-19 must be shown (2G Rule).
  • An FFP2 mask must be worn in all areas open to the public (except in showers, saunas or swimming pools).
  • Visitors must provide their name and contact details when entering.
  • Swimming pools, spas, etc. strive to achieve the highest possible level of safety through comprehensive hygiene measures.

Details of the current COVID-19 rules.

5. Indoor sports. What do I need to know?

  • For sports venues where there is prolonged interaction with other people, the 2G Rule applies.
  • In customer areas (e.g. the reception desk at a gym) an FFP2 mask must be worn.
  • For contact and team sports involving more than 25 persons, each person must be able to provide a negative a test, a vaccination certificate or proof that they have had and recovered from COVID-19.
  • Operators of non-public sports facilities are obliged to collect the contact details of all people who are likely to be present for more than 15 minutes (contact tracing).

For more information on the 2G Rule, please see the section Current COVID-19 rules.

6. Are there events taking place in Tirol at the moment?

  • The 2G Rule (vaccinated or recovered) applies to events.
  • Events without designated seating: max. 25 people 
  • Events with designated seating: max. 2,000 people indoors, 4,000 outdoors.
  • From December 27th: Events with designated seating (indoor / outdoor) max. 500 people with 2G, max. 1,000 with 2G + (vaccinated / recovered + PCR tested), max. 2,000 with booster + PCR

  • Information on meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) can be found here.
  • The rules for event catering are the same as those which apply to restaurants.

7. Which rules apply at Christmas markets?

  • People wishing to visit a Christmas market must provide proof that they have been fully vaccinated or had and recovered from COVID-19 (2G Rule).
  • An FFP2 face mask must be worn.
  • The contact details of all visitors to Christmas markets will be collected for the purposes of contact tracing.

8. Arts and culture. Which rules apply?

  • The 2G Rule (vaccinated or recovered) applies to theatres, cinemas and concerts, as well as to all (cultural) events.
  • Visitors must provide their name and contact details on entry.
  • Food and drink may not be consumed standing up or at the bar.
  • FFP2 masks are mandatory (including when sitting in your seat) for gatherings with or without designated seating, whether indoor or outdoor.

8. Questions about meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions in Tirol. Who can I contact?

If you have any detailed questions about the MICE sector, the experts at the Convention Bureau Tirol will be happy to help.

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