Turisme de Sitges

Safe Sitges

Before your trip to Sitges, we recommend that you check the official information sources; your country's consulate or embassy in Spain and our social media to be informed of the situation at all times.

 

Useful information on primary care, hospital care, pharmacies and helplines. 

 

Where to get your PCR in Sitges

If you are a tourist or visitor and you need to do a PCR or antigen test you can contact: 

 

Policlínic SITGES Medical Center

http://policlinicsitges.es
policlinicsitges@gmail.com
Tel. +34 93 894 9595
Francesc Gumà, 25
08870 SITGES

 

Helplines

Doubts about symptoms, mobility and restrictions: 061

Medical Emergencies: 112

 

Primary Care Center

Carrer Samuel Barrachina, 1

Sitges    08870

TELÈFON 061  - 93 894 75 78 -  902 111 444

 

Sant Camil Regional Hospital

Ronda Sant Camil s/n 

Sant Pere de Ribes 08810

Telèfon 93 896 00 25

 

Pharmacies in Sitges

Pharmauto: Pssg. Vilanova, 72 . Tel. 93 811 38 01

Torrents: Av. Sofia, 14. Tel. 93 894 35 48

Miret: Ctra. Sant Pere de Ribes, 42. Tel. 93 894 49 11

Masagué: Ctra. de les Costes, 20 Tel. 93 894 63 48

Font:  Sant Francesc, 40. Tel. 93 709 05 52

Benazet: Camí Capellans, 23. Tel. 93 894 13 31

Arroyo: Platja Sant Sebastià, 57. Tel. 93 894 34 96

Planas: Artur Carbonell, 30. Tel. 93 894 15 73

 

 Check on-call pharmacies here (9 am to 11 pm) 

  

BEFORE TRAVELING TO CATALONIA

International borders :

 

Countries with allowed entry:

 

-Travellers from the rest of the European Union (EU) can enter without quarantine requirements. 

-In additon to EU countries, entry is permitted travellers from states associated with the Schengen area (Iceland, Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein and United Kingdom), Andorra, the Vatican, Monaco, San Marino, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapur, South Korea, Thailand, Georgia and China. 

Moreover, people arriving from the following countries, with or without connecting flights, will have to quarantine for ten days: 

-Federal Republic of Brazil, Republic of South Africa, Republic of Botswana, Union of the Comoros, Republic of Ghana, Republic of Kenya, Republic of Mozambique, United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Zambia, Republic of Zimbabwe, Republic of Peru, India and Republic of Colombia.

Quarentine may be suspended on the seventh day if the person undertakes a diagnostic test for active infection with a negative result.

For the time being, these restrictions are still in force for vaccinated people living in other countries. 

For additional information, check the official recommendations of your government or consulate.

 

HOW TO GET TO CATALONIA

 

Arrivals in Catalonia are possible through the international airports Josep Tarradelles Barcelona El PratGirona-Costa Brava and Reus, as well as by rail and road.

Currently, all activities at Josep Tarradelles Barcelona-El Prat Airport are concentrated in Terminal 1. For additional information, visit this link

You can find more information on Catalonia's airports at the AENA website.

Currently, ships and cruises are not allowed to enter into Catalan ports. For further information, please check the official website of the Port of Barcelona.

 

Controls and requirements for entrance to the country

 

1. All travellers coming from outside Spain, by air or sea, must fill in an electronic public health form before starting their journey. The form is available at the following link  or in SPAIN TRAVEL HEALTH-SpTH app (Android and Apple). Once completed, the traveller will received a QR code that must be presented to the country. 

All companies or agents selling tickets must inform travellers at the beginning of the sales process of the obligation to present the public health form at the airport or port of destination.

2. It is also mandatory to present a PCR or TMA test for SARS-CoV-2 with a negative result (in English, French, German or Spanish) performed within 72 hours prior to the start of the trip for all those passengers arriving from countries considered a risk area. This requirement applies also to all travelers arriving by land (road or train) from France, starting March 30.

In this sense, the following are considered risk areas: 

-Europe: regions and countries with a cumulative incidence and a percentage of contagion in accordance with the provisions of Council Recommendation (EU) 2020/1475 of October 13th 2020. You can check on these maps the incidence status in EU countries and Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway.

-Rest of the world: all those territories and states with a cumulative incidence of cases greater than 150 per 100.000 inhabitants in the 14-day projection.

3. Before entering the country, passengers arriving by air or sea must go throught a documentation check, a visual check of the passenger's condition and a temperature check that will be done routinely to identify those with a temperature of 37.5ºC or higher.

4. Travelers suspected of COVID symptoms or other transmission pathologies, based on the public health form or the control carried out upon arrival, will be subjected to a new health assessment to determine if they present a risk to public health. If confirmed, health alert protocols will be activated to refer the traveller to the appointed health centre.


HOW CAN I TRAVEL AROUND CATALONIA

There is no restriction at the moment limiting people's mobility within the Catalan territory, or limiting the entry to and exit from Catalonia. 

It should be noted that masks are mandatory inside vehicles, such as cars, buses or trains, as well as in train and bus stations.

 

Train

Train lines throughout Catalonia operate normally.

 

Taxis 

They function normally, although in areas outside major cities there might be some restrictions. 

For further information on the state of taxis in Barcelona and its surrounding area, please check this link

 

Public transport in Barcelona 

Public transport in Barcelona operates normality.

 

Bus

Bus lines function with normality, although in specific lines, some limitations or changes in schedules should be expected. 

 

Health advice and recommendations when using public transport: 

    • Mandatory use of masks. 
    • Avoid using public transport if someone is unwell.
    • Avoid rush hours whenever possible.
    • When exiting a place, wash your hands with soap or hydroalcoholic gel at the earliest opportunity.
    • Keep the safety distance and avoid sitting facing other users.   
    • While waiting for your transportation, make sure you stand on a straight line and you keep the safety distance. Should the vehicle reach its maximum occupancy, please wait for the next one to come. 
    • Bus drivers do no longer sell tickets at the bus. You need to buy them in advance.

 

STATE OF CATALONIA´S TOURIST OFFER AND MEASURES

 

Restrictions relative to the permanent control of the epidemiological situation in Catalonia are reviewed constantly. Restrictions are reduced, maintained or increased as the pandemic evolves in the territory.

 

Accommodation  

There are no restrictions to the opening of accommodation establishments. The Government of Catalonia and the Spanish Institute for Tourist Quality have provided them with the respective protocols to ensure safety and the relevant health measures.   

 

Restaurants and Bars

Bars and restaurants are allowed to open and serve customers from 6am until midnight. Outside those hours, customers will not be allowed inside the establishment.

The minimum distance between tables must be 2 meters and no more than 6 people per table are allowed except in those cases where they are from the same coexistence bubble.

The maximum capacity allowed is 30% indoors and 100% outdoors in terraces, keeping the recommended distance between tables. 

 

Commerce

All shops can open with a 50% maximum capacity and without limitation depending on their size. 

They can remain open until 10pm and until 11pm for shops offering basic or essential consumer goods. 

 

Visits to museums, monuments, other cultural venues and events 

Public museums and exhibition halls can operate up to 70% of their capacity. In addition, cinemas, theaters, auditoriums and concert halls can also operate up to 70% of their maximum capacity and never exceeding a maximum of 500 people or 1000 if they can guarantee optimal ventilation.

Cultural activities can run until 11pm. 

Theme parks and amusement parks can reopen with a 30% maximum capacity. Casinos and recreational spaces can reopen too, with a maximum capacity of 100 people or with 30% capacity with ventilation. 

Congresses and conventions can restart again with a 50% maximum capacity. 

 

MEASURES REGARDING SAFETY DISTANCES, MASKS, MEETINGS OR CAPACITY

 

Related to the measures listed below, people who have already been vaccinated are not exempt from compliance. The restrictions of COVID-19 remain in force for the entire population as a prevention measures and in favor of the common good.

 

Safety distance:

 It is requested to maintain a safety distance between people of 1.5m and a safety space of 2.5m2 per person.

Distances of less than 1m cannot be held indoors, except between people who travel in a group, or that have close contact on a regular basis.

 

Masks: 

The use of face masks is mandatory for everyone over 6 years old when outside on the street and outdoors as well as in any public space outdoors or indoors and while using public transportation. 

The use of face masks is not mandatory for those suffering any type of respiratory illness or difficulty that may be exacerbated by the use of such face mask. 

There are some exceptions while practicing sports, while eating or drinking, while at the beach or swimming pool and while you are surrounded by the people in your household.  

For additional information, please check the website of the health department of the Catalan Government.

 

Meetings and gatherings:

Meetings and gatherings are allowed as long as they do not involve crowds or exceed the maximum allowed capacity. It is recommended to limit social gatherings outside the groups of coexistence and meetings cannot exceed the maximum of 6 people.

 

Tobacco consumption and the like:

Smoking is not allowed on public roads or in outdoor spaces when a minimum distance of 2 meters between people cannot be respected.

 

You can find more information about the measures at this link.

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Last update: June 8th, 2021

Official information: http://www.catalunya.com/info/covid