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.
Welcome to Barcelona
Given the steady resumption of tourist activities, Barcelona City Council wishes to welcome all visitors to the city, inviting them to enjoy it, look after it and respect its spaces and community life
Security and coexistence tips
Barcelona is an open, welcoming and safe city. We welcome visitors and offer them tips and information so they can enjoy their stay.
Do you want to start and innovate in the tourism sector?
If you are an enterprising person and have a project in the tourism sector that is innovative, responsible and that adds value to the city or province of Barcelona, sign up for DEMO DAY! The term ends on September 8, 2022.
Impulsem el que fas
Do you want to open a tourist business in your neighborhood? We promote what you do with grants of up to € 40,000 for projects that activate the economy.
App Check Barcelona
The new App Check Barcelona allows you to manage the flow of visits to the different areas of interest
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.
Barcelona never stops-Let's get our city back
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.
Observatory of Tourism in Barcelona: city and region
Main statistical tourism information of Destination Barcelona
Parking for tourist coaches
17 July, 2022 - 11:19h
Sports. The event is being commemorated with a video mapping display on the façade of the City Hall and an official ceremony.
6 July, 2022 - 12:26h
Tourism. To help with traffic calming and bringing order to traffic in the space during show days.
More than 800 tourism companies receive the Biosphere Sustainable Lifestyle seal for their commitment to sustainability
28 June, 2022 - 14:29h
Tourism. Destination Barcelona, the city and the three tourist brands in the province, Costa Barcelona, Paisatges Barcelona and Pirineus Barcelona, has received Platinum Certification, thus becoming the first destination in the world...
22 June, 2022 - 14:34h
Tourism. Some 2D, 3D and infrared sensors will analyse flows of people in real time to help with decision-making about municipal services in the neighbourhoods.
Municipal government tourism policy is represented by three priority projects: