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Safety. What information is it handy to know?


Spain is one of the safest countries in the world. Nevertheless, we’ll give you a series of recommendations to follow during your stay and tell you the emergency telephone number and the app that you can use to communicate directly with law enforcement authorities.

  • COVID-19 updates

    To see information about COVID-19 for holidaymakers in Spain, tap here.

  • Is Spain a safe country?

    Spain is one of the safest countries in the world. As in any other country, there are minimum safety measures based on theft prevention. In this regard, it is advisable to only carry with you the money that you will need, to pay attention at times when there are large crowds of people in transport or shopping centres, and to avoid passing through empty places.

  • What is the emergency telephone number?

    The emergency telephone number is 112. It is free to call, and available throughout Spain. The emergency services can track the location of the call, and there is a tele-translation service in multiple languages.

    The mobile app Alertcops also enables you to contact the police directly and alert them to any abnormal situation or violence. It is available in English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish.