2018-11-29: On Thursday (29 November) a strike of doctors, firemen, nurses, teachers, civil servants and students takes place in the region of Catalonia. In addition, there are protests and demonstrations in the cities of Barcelona, Girona and Tarragona. The reason for this is the repeated demand for a separation of the region from Spain.
Increased security measures are to be expected, local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers should avoid demonstrations as a precaution and follow instructions by authorities.