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.

  • Here comes the eleventh Forum TurisTIC

    This year’s congress is on AI applied to tourism and is being held at the Torre Glòries in Barcelona on 29 September.

  • Every drop counts, so do your bit!

    In Barcelona we use our water responsibly.

    More info

  • Tourism workshops

    Turisme de Barcelona and the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce organise tourism torkshops to provide companies and organisations with a training offer aimed at designing and/or implementing new methodologies or sales tools for products and services, thus helping to improve their positioning. More information and registration here.

  • Do you want to start and innovate in the tourism sector?

    Barcelona ActivaDiputació de Barcelona, the Catalan Association of Specialized Travel Agencies ACAVE and the Gremi d’Hotels de Barcelona are launching the sixth edition of the FuTurisme program. 

  • Barcelona-Destination Tourism-Sustainability Plan

    The Barcelona-Destination Tourism-Sustainability Plan includes 19 projects financed with €41 million from NextGeneration EU funds and to be carried out between 2023 and 2025. We’ll give you the lowdown on all the planned initiatives (see video)

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • App Check Barcelona

    The new App Check Barcelona allows you to manage the flow of visits to the different areas of interest

  • Observatory of Tourism in Barcelona: city and region

    Main statistical tourism information of Destination Barcelona

  • ZonaBus

    Parking for tourist coaches


The Turisme de Barcelona consortium celebrates its 30th anniversary with the challenge of tourism management

19 September, 2023 - 11:21h

The Consortium celebrates the 30 anniversary of its creation in a festive ceremony attended by over 700 representatives from every area and sector around the visitor economy.

Barcelona and Amsterdam share strategies to improve tourism management

8 September, 2023 - 14:35h

The meeting shows that Amsterdam and Barcelona share the same concern and political commitment to make tourism management a priority issue.

The 10th edition of the Jazzing Festival in Sant Andreu has arrived

1 September, 2023 - 09:59h

The festival takes place on September 1, 2 and 3 at Fabra i Coats and is directed by Joan Chamorro.

New direct air route: Barcelona – Shenzhen

30 August, 2023 - 10:17h

Shenzhen Airlines has opened a new direct route with the Chinese city in order to meet the high demand for this Asian destination.