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.

  • Tourist reset. New scenario, new opportunities

    Learn about municipal measures to accompany companies in the sector and stimulate consumption

  • Barcelona never stops

    Owing to the exceptional circumstances caused by the economic crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, Barcelona City Council is launching a plan to reactivate the city’s economy through shock measures and long-term tools not just to regenerate its economic and social fabrics but also to continue making Barcelona a benchmark in innovation, sustainability and quality in work.

  • BCN safe city. BCN safe visit

    Barcelona City Council offers companies linked to the visitor's economy an online advice service to find out which protocols or health security measures are most suitable for each type of business.

  • Observatory of Tourism in Barcelona: city and region

    Main statistical tourism information of Destination Barcelona

  • 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.


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

  • Meet Barcelona

    A space for everyone keen to discover Barcelona

  • ZonaBus

    Parking for tourist coaches


Tibidabo’s 120th anniversary season gets under way

13 May, 2021 - 17:59h

Free time. The funicular railway has been transformed into the Cuca de Llum (firefly), offering access to the park through a three-minute panoramic journey.

Recognition for 250 more companies for their commitment to sustainable tourism

7 May, 2021 - 15:55h

Tourism. Biosphere distinctions awarded to over 600 companies in the tourism sector.

Barcelona Green Deal: 672 million euros in investment between now and 2023

30 April, 2021 - 16:26h

Economy. Ten main goals and 66 specific actions to reactivate the city economy in the mid to long term.

Subsidies to help summer concerts go ahead

24 April, 2021 - 10:15h

Culture. The subsidies are aimed at concerts taking place between 20 May and 30 September at the Fòrum or the Olympic Ring.