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Coronavirus - What can I do or not do?

Masks are compulsory in Andalucia   © Michelle Chaplow
Masks are compulsory in Andalucia

What can I do or not do inAndalucia?

Updated 24-10-2022

Since 20-04-2022 it is no longer nobligatory to wear masks inside most buildings in Spain. The exceptions are health centres, hospitals, clinics, pharmacias and visitors to care homes. Passengers on trains, buses, taxi and airplanes must still wear a mask in stations, platform or airports.not now manditory in a private vehicle.

Wearing a facemasks is NOT mandatory outdoors in Spain. People should carry a mask at all times in case it is required; in anticipation of going into health establishments, care homes or public transport.

The international borders into Andalucia/Spain are NOT closed by the National Government. Travel is currently permitted in all areas including between the 8 provinces of Andalucia and the neighbouring regions.

At the entrance to many business and shops there is still a stand with hand cleaning gel which can be applied before entering. You are requested not to handle products that you do not purchase.

Bars, Cafe, and Restaurants should clean and disinfect tables between each customer. In practice some are more thorough than others. So if in doubt watch first and choose your cafe bar. Many restaurants now operate a formal reservation system with a welcome stand at the entrance. Look for this and wait to be seated in all but the smallest of bars.

RENFE the train operator has introduced a normal service. Busses locally and nationally operate a normal schedule.

Read our 'Travel to Andalucia page.

Read the latest updates on our Coronavirus in Andalucia page.