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Travel warning for three Spanish regions – Barcelona affected

Due to the strong rise in the number of coronavirus infections in Spain, the Foreign office now warns against tourist travel in the three regions of the most popular vacation lands of the Germans. From the formal travel warning are affected, according to a communication of the foreign office by the Friday of Catalonia with the tourist metropolis of Barcelona and the beaches of the Costa Brava, as well as the West in the inland regions of Aragón and Navarra, but not Mallorca and the Canary Islands.

Trip notes contain information about the entry regulations of a country, medical information, criminal or customs law peculiarities. They are regularly reviewed and updated.

Safety information on specific risks for travelers and Germans living abroad attention. You can include the recommendation to refrain from travel or limiting it. Where appropriate, nixcht-essential or all travel is discouraged. The safety instructions are regularly reviewed and updated.

Travel warnings contain an urgent appeal to the foreign office, travel in a country or in a Region of a country to do so. You will only be granted if due to an acute danger for body and life before traveling in a country or in a certain Region of a country warned of the need to be. A travel warning will only very rarely. Germans living in this country, may be asked to leave the country.


Source: Federal Foreign Office

The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) had classified the Northern Spanish regions previously considered to be risk areas. There is an increased risk for infection with the Coronavirus, there it was on Friday on the website of the RKI.

In a few days to tear to Germany at the end of a Corona Test, if you come from a high-risk area. The classification is the responsibility of the RKI. Among the approximately 140 affected countries, Brazil, the USA, Turkey and Balkan countries such as Serbia or Bosnia-Herzegovina. As the only full EU country, Luxembourg, is currently on the list.


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