You can expect local residents to be helpful if you have an emergency. For assistance, dial the pan-European emergency phone number 112, which can connect you to an English-speaking operator. Otherwise, dial the emergency numbers below for national police, local police, fire department, or medical services. On the road, there are emergency phones at frequent regular intervals on autovías and autopistas. They are marked S.O.S.
If your documents are stolen, contact both the police and your consulate or embassy . If you lose a credit card, phone the issuer immediately .
To find out which pharmacies are open late at night or 24 hours on a given day, look on the door of any pharmacy or in any local newspaper under "Farmacias de Guardia" or dial 010.
In Barcelona, Tourist Attention, a service provided by the local police, can help if you’re the victim of a crime or need medical assistance. English interpreters are on hand.
Australian Embassy. The Australian consulate in Barcelona is now closed. Refer questions and problems to the Embassy in Madrid. Torre Espacio, Paseo de la Castellana 259D, 24F, Madrid, 28046. 91/353--6600; spain.embassy.gov.au.
Canadian Consulate Barcelona. Pl. de Catalunya 9, 1, 2, Eixample, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08002. 93/270--3614; www.canadainternational.gc.ca/spain-espagne/offices-bureaux/consul_barcelona.espx?lang=eng.
Consulate of the U.K. in Barcelona. Edificio Torre de Barcelona, Av. Diagonal 477, 13F, Eixample, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08036. 93/366--6200; www.ukinspain.fco.gov.uk/en.
Consulate of the U.S. in Barcelona. Passeig Reina Elisenda 23, Pedralbes, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08034. 93/280--2227; www.embusa.es.
General Emergency Contacts in Barcelona
Ambulance. Barcelona, 93/300--2020; 93/300--6565; 902/222292; www.creuroja.org/AP/cm/22P24L2/Barcelona.aspx.
Dental Emergencies. 93/265--8070.
Fire department. Barcelona, 080.
Medical assistance. Barcelona, 061.
Police. Barcelona, 091; 092.
Police. Main police station, Via Laietana 43, Barri Gòtic, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08003. 93/290--3327.
Tourist Attention. Visitors should report thefts and other problems in Barcelona to the Guardia Urbana. Guardia Urbana, Ramblas 43, Rambla, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08002. 93/256--2430; 93/291--5092.
Hospital Clinic. Carrer Villarroel 170, Eixample, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08036. 93/227--5400; www.hospitalclinic.org.
24-Hour Pharmacies. Barcelona, www.farmaguia.net/desktop/en.