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Tourism in the city of Barcelona has continued to grow in recent years and has become one of the pillars of the city's economy. Barcelona receives more than 6.5 million tourists each year, generating almost 13 million overnight stays.

The quality of services, the diverse cultural options, the world-renowned cuisine and the shops make Barcelona a highly desirable destination for tourists.

According to the International Congress and Conventions Association (ICCA), Barcelona holds second place worldwide for organizing congresses. 

Barcelona Tourism
Barcelona Convention Bureau
Strategic Tourism Plan for the City of Barcelona
Cultural Institute

The tourism sector in Barcelona (pdf)

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