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COVID-19 Information

Check here for the official information COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019).

Recommendations of the WHO and the Department of Health:

  • Keep distance with others and avoid physical contact.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a handkerchief when coughing or sneezing.
  • Use disposable handkerchiefs.
  • Maintain cleanliness and disinfection of workspaces.
  • Do not share glasses nor alike with co-workers and/or other people.
  • Do not touch handkerchiefs worn by others directly with their hands (for example, if they may be on the floor).
  • Maintain proper hygiene habits, such as not putting pens or fingers in your mouth, not touching your eyes and nose, etc.
  • Maintain personal hygiene.
  • Wash your hands often and for at least 20 seconds with soap and water or alcohol solutions, preferably after: being with someone with a cold, using public transport, touching common surfaces such as railings, handles of doors, etc., coughing, sneezing, bruising, going to the toilet, healing a wound. Moreover, before handling food, wear or remove contact lenses.
Tourism Services and Information:

  • The Call Center service is operating as normal for any inquiry. Open daily from 8am to 8pm. Tel. 0034 932 853 832 or e-mail info@barcelonaturisme.com.

  • It is not restricted the exit of individuals through road with residence in other states in order to return to the country of origin: www.exteriores.gob.es

  • You can check updated information about air traffic in the health alert section of the website www.aena.es
The indications of the affected consulates are:

  • France consulate: you can travel providing that you are resident. You need to prove it with a bill or an invoice. It is recommendable a previous contact with the consulate.
    Tel. +0034 932 703 000.
    *It is compulsory to fill in the written proof to go through France.

  • Belgium consulate: as long as they are Belgians, they can go through because Belgium is their destination. They will need to prove they are líving there, with a bill or an invoice. Passport is not enough.
    Tel. +0034 934 677 080.
    *It is compulsory to fill in the written proof to go through France.

  • Netherlands consulate: there are no restrictions at the moment. It is recommendable a previous contact with the consulate.
    Tel. +0034 934 199 580.
    *It is compulsory to fill in the written proof to go through France.

  • Germany consulate: as long as they prove they are Germans and they live there, they can go through. Passport or ID required.
    Tel. +0034 932 921 002.
    *It is compulsory to fill in the written proof to go through France.

  • United Kingdom consulate: you should check www.gov.uk, and look for this information:
    In case of Spain : www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/spain
    In case of France: www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france
    Tel. +0034 933 666 200.
    At this moment ships are not travelling and you can only use the Eurotunnel.
Hotels available for tourists during the confinement period:

Those who, due to the current situation, cannot return to their city or country of origin, can contact:

  • Ronda Lesseps 4* (carrer de Ballester, 77 - Barcelona - 932 544 300). Num. of rooms: 59. Avail. rooms: 42.

  • Hotel SB Zero 4 sup. (plaça de Llevant, s/n - Barcelona - 935 078 000). Num. of rooms: 262. Avail. rooms: 65.

  • Generator Barcelona 1* (carrer de Còrsega, 373 - Barcelona - 932 200 377). Num. of rooms: 40. Avail. rooms: 39.

  • Continental Palacete 3* (rambla de Catalunya, 30 - Barcelona - 934 450 050). Num. of rooms: 19. Avail. rooms: 6.

  • Atenea Barcelona Aparthotel HA 4* (carrer de Joan Güell, 207-201 - Barcelona - 934 906 640). Num. of rooms: 105. Avail. rooms: 90.

  • Hotel NH Sants Barcelona 4* (carrer de Numància, 74 - Barcelona - 933 224 451). Num. of rooms: 203. Avail. rooms: 30.

  • Hotel Sallés Ciutat del Prat 4* (avinguda del Remolar, 46 - El Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona - 933 788 333). Num. of rooms: 130.

  • Hotel Flora Parc 3* (avinguda de la Constitució, 4 - Castelldefels, Barcelona - 936 361 990).

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