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.
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Metropolitan territorial strategy and tourism management
Barcelona deploys 261 measures to maximize the social return of tourism activities in the neighborhoods.
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Graphics: Tourism in Barcelona. City and environment.
Graphic summary of the main figures on tourism in Barcelona.
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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
Special Urban Plan for the management of tourist accommodation
A space for everyone keen to discover Barcelona
Parking for tourist coaches
27 July, 2018 - 13:11h
Urban planning. The path, connecting C/ Cartagena and C/ Sant Quintí, will provide a pedestrian connection between the Guinardó neighbourhoods.
5 July, 2018 - 17:55h
Tourism. Besides the flats sealed off, a further 1,800 have been ordered to close down.
27 June, 2018 - 16:49h
Commerce. Establishments in shopping hubs and markets in the district of L’Eixample are to start operating Viba Barcelona in October, the first loyalty card scheme for local commerce in the city.
29 May, 2018 - 19:59h
Urban planning. The information will enable illegal tourist lets to be detected and corresponding ads removed swiftly.
Municipal government tourism policy is represented by three priority projects: