Rare violent crime, be careful around tourist sights
Barcelona is a safe town. Violent crime rearly happens.
Small scale criminals attend tourist areas and major attractions such as museums, restaurants, hotels, beach resorts, trains, train stations, airports, subways, and ATMs.
Criminally most frequented attractions
- La Rambla (in particular, the section closest to the waterfront)
- Barri Gótic
- Raval neighborhood
- La Sagrada Família
Avoid these places in the night
You shouldn't walk alone at night in either the Gothic Quarter or the Raval district. If possible avoid these places.
If you become a victim
Turisme Atenció (Tourist Attention Service) has English-speaking attendants. They can help crime victims with police processes, reporting losses and acquiring new documents.
You find its office at La Rambla or you can call them at (34)-93-256-24-30.
The office is open 24/7.