Demonstration Alert- U.S. Consulate General, Barcelona

Location:  Barcelona, Spain

Event:  Several demonstrations related to Catalonia’s political situation are expected to take place on October 1st.  Additional demonstrations at other locations in Catalonia may also occur. Please see our Demonstrations in Spain webpage for more information.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.

U.S. citizens may monitor English-language Spanish media at the following website:

Also, view updates on Twitter, Facebook and Official Websites from the Mossos d’Esquadra (Regional Police), Barcelona City Police, Spanish National Police and Guardia Civil: