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.
Emission reduction zone 2020: everything you need to know
In order to protect everyone's health, on January 1, 2020 the permanent emissions zone will enter into force. Find out about the affections on vehicles outside the metropolitan area and with foreign license fees. More information.
Observatory of Tourism in Barcelona: city and region
Main statistical tourism information of Destination Barcelona
Let’s talk about tourism at schools
Activities aimed at Barcelona's schools to encourage children and young people to reflect on the complex global phenomenon of tourism, which plays such an important role in the city
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.
Metropolitan territorial strategy and tourism management
Barcelona deploys 261 measures to maximize the social return of tourism activities in the neighborhoods.
Tourist mobility strategy
Barcelona presents an analysis of mobility among visitors to the city and proposals for intervention.
Special Urban Plan for the management of tourist accommodation
A space for everyone keen to discover Barcelona
Parking for tourist coaches
19 January, 2020 - 12:55h
Tourism. The measure broadens and diversifies options for tourism outside of the busiest zones.
15 January, 2020 - 18:56h
Climate emergency. The climate emergency declaration is an institutional and public commitment to adapt the city and mitigate the climate crisis.
7 December, 2019 - 10:37h
Some of the main reasons why tourist come back include culture and architecture, entertainment and the character and friendliness of the people.
5 December, 2019 - 18:17h
Economy. The institution achieves a record turnover (215 million euros) and is set to consolidate its position with the transformation of its venues and services.
Municipal government tourism policy is represented by three priority projects: