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Updated information on COVID-19 and trips to Catalonia

BEFORE TRAVELING TO CATALONIA

International borders :

Entry to Spain is currently permitted for people traveling for leisure purposes. 


Controls and requirements for entrance to the country

Regarding access to Spain by air or sea, check the information here.  

You can check the current situation of airports in Catalonia by visiting AENA's website or directly at each of the airports' websites: Josep Tarradellas Barcelona - El PratGirona-Costa Brava i Reus.


STATE OF CATALONIA'S TOURIST OFFER AND MEASURES

Catalonia is currently back to normality thanks to the improvement of the indicators of the virus situation, which is continually monitored. 

Tourism offer and leisure activities operate with total normality, and they are not affected by either hours of operation or capacity limitations. 

Map with the situation of restaurants and accommodation in Catalonia



HOW CAN I TRAVEL AROUND CATALONIA

Public transportation is back to normal scheduling and functioning and there are no limitations to mobility. 

Health recommendations when using public transportation

-Mandatory use of masks.

-Avoid using public transport if someone is unwell.

-Wash your hands with soap or hand sanitizer often.

-Keep the safety distance and avoid sitting facing other users.


MEASURES REGARDING SAFETY DISTANCES, MASKS, MEETINGS OR CAPACITY

Safety distance:

Virus transmission is easier in crowded areas. If you have any health issued that can be worsened with Covid-19, we recommend that you use a face mask in such crowded areas (especially if they are indoors). If you are in a crowded area, wear your face mask correctly and do not remove it. 

Face Masks: 

The use of face masks is mandatory for anyone over 6 years old when using public transportation and in pharmacies, health centers, health facilities and elderly people residences. 

Exceptions to the above rule apply to people with respiratory illnesses or health issues that can be worsened by using a face mask or people that, due to disability or dependency, are not able to remove it themselves or that present behavior disorders that prevent their use. 

For additional information, please check the official website of the health department of the Catalan Government.

Meetings and gatherings:

Meetings and gatherings are allowed as long as they do not create crowds nor go over the maximum space capacity.  Additionally, it is recommended that indoor spaces are ventilated before, during and after the gathering, as well as that outdoors gatherings be prioritized. 


LINKS OF INTEREST

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Last Update on 08.11.2022