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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.

  • Emission reduction zone 2020: everything you need to know

    In order to protect everyone's health, on January 1, 2020 the permanent emissions zone will enter into force. Find out about the affections on vehicles outside the metropolitan area and with foreign license fees. More information.

  • Observatory of Tourism in Barcelona: city and region

    Main statistical tourism information of Destination Barcelona

  • Let’s talk about tourism at schools

    Activities aimed at Barcelona's schools to encourage children and young people to reflect on the complex global phenomenon of tourism, which plays such an important role in the city

  • Interested to make your business more sustainable?

    Barcelona City Council offers tour operators the opportunity to adhere to a distinction that recognizes those who are committed to responsible management of the environment, culture, working conditions, gender equity and social and economic return. Information and registration here.

  • 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.

  • #FAIRTOURISMBCN

    Before you rent your tourist accommodation, check that it's got a tourist licence.

  • Metropolitan territorial strategy and tourism management

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

  • Tourist mobility strategy

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

  • Special Urban Plan for the management of tourist accommodation

  • Meet Barcelona

    A space for everyone keen to discover Barcelona

  • ZonaBus

    Parking for tourist coaches

News

La meitat dels turistes tornen a Barcelona

Almost half Barcelona’s tourists come back

7 December, 2019 - 10:37h

Some of the main reasons why tourist come back include culture and architecture, entertainment and the character and friendliness of the people.

Mobile world congress fira de barcelona

Fira Barcelona consolidates the present by looking to the future

5 December, 2019 - 18:17h

Economy. The institution achieves a record turnover (215 million euros) and is set to consolidate its position with the transformation of its venues and services.

Barcelona ranks eighth in the world for work-life balance

4 December, 2019 - 18:53h

City Council. The city stands out in the areas of innovation, competitiveness and the attraction of talent and investment.

Tibidabo opens up to robotics and programming

3 December, 2019 - 18:38h

Culture. The Creatibi Robotics section broadens the range of educational activities at the park.