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.

  • Enjoy the Hotel Terraces

    Enjoy more than 300 activities for free

  • Metropolitan territorial strategy and tourism management

    Barcelona deploys 261 measures to maximize the social return of tourism activities in the neighborhoods.

  • Responsible tourism

    We've launched a series of grants for projects that promote responsible and sustainable tourism. Click the banner for more information.

  • Graphics: Tourism in Barcelona. City and environment.

    Graphic summary of the main figures on tourism in Barcelona.

  • Share Like Follow Barcelona

    Check out all the information you need for starting your business, investing, coming over to study or doing research in Barcelona. #ShareLikeFollowBCN #AlwaysBarcelona

  • 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. You can find the document here.

  • Tourist mobility strategy

    Barcelona presents an analysis of mobility among visitors to the city and proposals for intervention.

  • Barcelona: city and surroundings

    The most important statistics relating to tourism in Barcelona

  • Let’s share Barcelona

    Barcelona promotes sustainable and respectful tourism

  • Special Urban Plan for the management of tourist accommodation

  • Meet Barcelona

    A space for everyone keen to discover Barcelona

  • Tourist accommodation

    Help us detect unlicensed tourist apartments

  • PAM Let's decide Barcelona

    Follow the process of drafting the Municipal Action Plan

  • ZonaBus

    Parking for tourist coaches


Municipal inspections to get access to all data from Airbnb adverts

29 May, 2018 - 19:59h

Urban planning. The information will enable illegal tourist lets to be detected and corresponding ads removed swiftly.

Strategy to optimise the social return of tourism in the neighbourhoods

13 May, 2018 - 11:25h

Tourism. The territorial strategy for managing tourism includes 261 requests and priorities from districts to optimise the social return of tourism in each area.

If it’s not accessible, it’s not quality tourism

7 May, 2018 - 15:49h

Tourism. Training for professionals from the tourism sector to improve support for people with disabilities around establishments in tourist destinations.

A well-established congress destination

2 May, 2018 - 18:21h

Tourism. A record year for congress tourism, with over 10% more events and 14% more attendees.