Every drop counts, so do your bit!
In Barcelona we use our water responsibly.
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.
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
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.
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
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Destination Barcelona now boasts over 1,000 companies holding Biosphere tourism sustainability certification
16 February, 2024 - 15:13h
Sustainable tourism. Destination Barcelona boasts the highest number of certified sustainable tourism establishments in the European Union, over 1,000. This is reflected in the EU's own Environmental Labels and Schemes indicator.
5 February, 2024 - 12:45h
Tourism. Now that the Covid-19 pandemic is over and tourism has returned to Barcelona, city residents’ opinions of it are similar to those expressed in 2019, according to the 2023 perception survey.
Barcelona receives tourist accolades at FITUR 2024 and focuses its efforts on holding the 37th America's Cup in August
25 January, 2024 - 13:02h
Sustainable tourism. Destination Barcelona has taken this event to renew its Biosphere Platinum certification (which recognises sustainable tourism) while also receiving the Smart Tourism Destination certification from Segittur.
12 January, 2024 - 09:08h
Tourism. The online tourism reputation monitor analysed the opinion of 7.1 million comments. 7 out of 10 opinions on the city’s tourist attractions score over 9 out of 10.
Municipal government tourism policy is represented by three priority projects: