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.
Christmas in Barcelona
Do you want to discover why Barcelona has an amazing Christmas? Here's a spoiler: the city becomes a great stage for proposals that will leave you speechless, such as street music, local gastronomy and sweets, traditions, urban lights and a wonderful show to usher in the new year after the 12 chimes .
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.
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
App Check Barcelona
The new App Check Barcelona allows you to manage the flow of visits to the different areas of interest
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.
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.
Observatory of Tourism in Barcelona: city and region
Main statistical tourism information of Destination Barcelona
Parking for tourist coaches
25 November, 2022 - 12:27h
Christmas. Barcelona City Council, TMB and Turisme de Barcelona are once again offering their Barcelona Christmas Tour.
23 November, 2022 - 13:07h
Tourism. Some sixty professionals from the sector took part.
10 November, 2022 - 14:28h
Christmas. The Tourism Consortium is launching a new Christmas promotion campaign which seeks to highlight the value of commerce through the city’s vitality, in the form of musical performances and street events.
Impulsem el que Fas programme has selected 9 responsible and sustainable tourism projects for the 2022
7 November, 2022 - 12:01h
Sustainable tourism. ‘Come to the neighbourhoods’ and ‘Submarine itineraries in Barcelona – ISBarcelona’ are two examples of the selected tourism projects.
Municipal government tourism policy is represented by three priority projects: