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.
A space for everyone keen to discover Barcelona
Parking for tourist coaches
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.
7 May, 2021 - 15:55h
Tourism. Biosphere distinctions awarded to over 600 companies in the tourism sector.
30 April, 2021 - 16:26h
Economy. Ten main goals and 66 specific actions to reactivate the city economy in the mid to long term.
Municipal government tourism policy is represented by three priority projects: