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?

    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.

    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

  • ZonaBus

    Parking for tourist coaches


Thirty years since Barcelona '92

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.

Regulated coach parking around the Magic Fountain

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...

A tech challenge to move towards more sustainable tourism

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.