Welcome to the Barcelona City Council tourism website, where you'll find information on the city's tourism strategy, how tourism is being managed and what action is being taken, as well as data and statistics on tourist activity.
Barcelona: city and surroundings
The most important statistics relating to tourism in Barcelona
Let’s share Barcelona
Barcelona promotes sustainable and respectful tourism
Fair Travel Living Together
Barcelona is to collaborate with Seoul to promote sustainable tourism. More info.
Strategic Tourism Plan 2020
The Strategic Plan for Tourism 2020 includes the lines of action that will guide the tourist policies of the City Council over the next few years.
International Conference - Sustainable Tourism and new urban agenda
International meeting of local governments, experts and operators committed to the challenge of ensuring the sustainability of tourism and urban development
Special Urban Plan for the management of tourist accommodation
A space for everyone keen to discover Barcelona
Help us detect unlicensed tourist apartments
PAM Let's decide Barcelona
Follow the process of drafting the Municipal Action Plan
Parking for tourist coaches
15 September, 2017 - 15:56
Tourism. Agreement with tour guides to adopt measures improving compatibility between tour activity and everyday life in the city.
18 August, 2017 - 16:35
100,000 people have come out on the streets to shout "I’m not afraid", a massive response by local people against the attack on La Rambla and in support of the victims
15 August, 2017 - 10:36
Tourism. In just one year the number of cessation orders and sanction proceedings to put an end to the supply of illegal tourist flats has nearly tripled.
26 July, 2017 - 14:19
Commerce. Fourteen empty premises in Ciutat Vella will fill with local commerce via a public competition to combat gentrification and the commercial monoculture of bars, restaurants and leisure.
Municipal government tourism policy is represented by three priority projects: