Tips on avoiding pickpockets, petty crime Barcelona Spain

Posted on August 1, 2012 • Filed under: Europe, Spain, Tourist Warning, Travel News

Tips for how to avoid pickpockets in Barcelona.
The areas where you need to be careful are the areas with many tourists, like the La Rambla, Sagrada Familia and generally anywhere near the top tourist attractions in Barcelona. If you use your common sense and take some simple precautions, you will be not be robbed. Also be vigilant when you are on or around Barcelona tour buses and be careful when you are in the Metro trains. In other areas of Barcelona pickpockets are not a problem. We do not want to scare visitors by posting many stories about robberies. Many people do get robbed every day in Barcelona. But the stories are always similar, so there is really no point in repeating them. You can find them in the links at the bottom of this page. We would rather tell you how you can avoid becoming the victim of theft in Barcelona. Just follow the safety tips below and the chances of you being robbed in Barcelona are really very small. The BarcelonaYellow team have lived in Barcelona for many years and we have walked on Las Ramblas a thousand times without being robbed. Read Article

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