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List of places and types of events requiring the health pass

Last updated: 13 August 2021

To see and do

In cultural sites:

  • Cinemas and theatres
  • Monuments, museums and exhibition halls
  • Libraries and media libraries

In leisure and entertainment sites: 

  • Large casinos, arcades and bowling alleys
  • In discos, clubs and dance bars
  • In fairgrounds, from a threshold of 30 stands or attractions

In zoos and amusement/theme parks 

In stadiums, sports establishments, swimming pools and sports halls

During events:

  • Organised in public spaces or in a place open to the public
  • Seated/standing outdoor festivals
  • Sports competitions
  • Concerts, shows
  • Congresses, conferences, exhibitions and fairs

The following are not affected:

  • Outdoor leisure activities that do not involve entry to places or events subject to presentation of the health pass
  • Sea trips on boats without accommodation and/or catering

Going out and eating

In bars and restaurants, including on terraces 

The following are not affected:

  • Take-away is available without a health pass


In department stores and shopping centres over 20,000m², as indicated by the departmental prefect

Getting around

In the following types of transport:

  • Plane
  • Trains including TGV, Intercity trains, night trains and non-government-regulated interregional coaches.

 Except in case of emergency making it impossible to provide proof:

The following are not affected:

  • Public transport
  • Taxis


All types of accommodation equipped with bars and/or restaurants;  swimming pools and/or performance halls

The health pass will be checked once at the start of the stay, regardless of the duration.

The following are not affected:

  • Tourist accommodation that only offers accommodation will not be affected. Breakfast in these types of accommodation may be served in your room without presentation of the health pass.


More info: Situation report: national health pass

Health Pass FAQ, to enjoy your holiday in La Rochelle in total peace of mind