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.
What is the City Council doing to tackle COVID-19?
In coordination with the Government of Catalonia and the Government of Spain, and coinciding with the emergency stage of the specific municipal plan for a health risk, additional measures have been established at a local level to protect vulnerable groups and contain the spread of coronavirus in the city.Click for 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.
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.
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.
Special Urban Plan for the management of tourist accommodation
A space for everyone keen to discover Barcelona
Parking for tourist coaches
17 March, 2020 - 11:58h
Economy. A tax support and advice office is being set up to offer personalised measures.
4 March, 2020 - 16:28h
Free time. The park opens on Saturday, 7 March, with new attractions such as family trampolining.
28 February, 2020 - 13:26h
Business. Over 50,000 users have visited some 160,000 pages from the website for the offer programme conceived following the cancellation of the Mobile World Congress.
Municipal government tourism policy is represented by three priority projects: