Spain Travel Advice - 18th August 2017

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Aug 18, 2017
Travel Advice - 18/08/2017

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises all Maltese nationals to exercise caution when travelling to Spain following recent incidents in Las Ramblas area of central Barcelona and Cambrils.

Maltese nationals are urged to avoid the affected areas until the situation returns to normal. Maltese nationals are advised that there may be some disruptions to the public transport system, however the international airport in Barcelona is fully operative in order to facilitate departures.

Furthermore the Ministry wishes to advice all Maltese nationals in the areas, to follow Spanish government instructions and to follow closely media updates.

In case of emergency, Maltese nationals may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Malta in Madrid on the following coordinates:


Embassy of the Republic of Malta
Paseo de la Castellana, 45 – 6 Dcha
Tel.: (+34) 91 391 3061
Mob: (+34) 648 867 329
Fax: (+34) 91 391 3066

Honorary Consul of Malta in Barcelona
Dr Luis Sampere Giménez
C/ Tuset, 32, 7º 2ª -08006 Barcelona
Tel.: 00 34 93 4156600

In case of an emergency Maltese citizens can call 21242191 (Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion).