Business hours

Information on business-hour regulations

The power to regulate business opening hours in Catalonia currently corresponds to the Spanish state and the Government of Catalonia (Generalitat).

The Generalitat regulates business opening times via Act 18/2017, of 1 August, on commerce, services and fairs, under section IV.



The current delimitation and commercial opening period of the tourist area of Barcelona is in the process of modification. For more information, please consult the news.