How many sharks are in Spain?

Are there any sharks in Spain?

Very occasionally, a blue shark comes to surface. So far there has never been an attack registered on Costa del Sol. There have been about 60 attacks registered in the whole of Spanish mainland and islands including Canaries in the last 100 years. … There are white sharks or tiger sharks in the Strait of Gibraltar.

Is there dangerous sharks in Spain?

Accidents with sharks are however very rare worldwide, in Europe and Spain they are still rarer. … Nor do we want to say that dangerous shark attacks are impossible in Spain. They are only comparatively very rare. According to various statistics, there are about 20 to 100 shark attacks on people per year in the world.

Are there sharks in Barcelona?

A shark scare has led to the closure of six beaches near the Spanish city of Barcelona, with people banned from swimming. Three small blue sharks, which were each between one and 1.5 metres long, were spotted by lifeguards close to shore, sparking the safety move by two local town halls.

Do you get scorpions in Spain?

Scorpions can be found throughout Spain. The two venomous species that can be found here are the Yellow Scorpion (pictured below), also sometimes referred to as the Mediterranean scorpion and the European yellow-tailed scorpion, so-called because it’s black with a yellow tail.

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What should I avoid in Barcelona?

13 Things That Tourists Should Never Do in Barcelona

  • Call Catalan a Dialect.
  • Expect Paella in Every Restaurant.
  • Drink Beer out of Huge Glasses.
  • Go to the Boqueria Market and Buy Nothing but a Fruit Salad.
  • Speak Loudly in the Streets at Night.
  • Not Leave La Rambla and the Gothic Quarter.

Is it safe to swim in Barcelona?

Yes. It is safe to swim at Barcelona’s beaches. There are no dangerous currents and rarely big waves. … You can swim comfortably in the sea at the beaches of Barcelona for around four or five months of the year from end of May to end of September.

Are Barcelona beaches safe?

Barcelona is safe for solo travelers, but locals tell us there are a few things anyone traveling alone should keep in mind. Locals say: If you swim, don’t leave your belongings on the beach: Thieves often target beaches, since people will leave their belongings on the sand while they swim.