Created June 11, 2021
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This year ECOC travels to Bordeaux in France and takes place from 13-15 September at the Bordeaux Exhibition Centre, located north of the city, overlooking the Bordeaux Lake.


We are pleased to share the latest guidance from the French Government on travel to France.

Internal European travel is permitted without any restrictions to France. Along with countries shown in green on the below map.

Travellers from the amber countries are also permitted into France if you are complete with the vaccination process and before the flight , each traveller aged 11 years or older must present a negative PCR test taken less than 72 hours before the flight or a negative antigenic test taken less than 48 hours before the flight.



Please see the official link below:

Coronavirus – Advice for Foreign Nationals in France – Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (

To attend the event in venues within France from capacities over 1000, you must have completed the vaccination process and provide proof of this.

For full details please visit:

Register your interest in attending and be the first to know when our official event registration opens. Start planning your time at the exhibition and take a look at who can you meet using our Exhibitor A-Z.

Find full details on what’s in store at ECOC Exhibition 2021 and catch up on the highlights from last years virtual event at

Register your interest in attending ECOC Exhibition 2021


This article was written
by Peter Dykes

Peter Dykes is a independent telecoms and technology journalist who has over that last 30 years written for a wide range of B2B publications and companies. A former BT engineer, he specialises in networks and associated support systems. He is currently Editor of Optical Connections.