Barcelona is a Spanish city that is very popular with tourists. In order to keep tourism sustainable, a special tax is levied – it is higher the more luxurious the place of stay. The tourist tax applies to both organized and individual trips.
What is the tourist tax in Barcelona?
Tourist cruise passengers must pay a 5.75 euro tax for their stay in Barcelona. If the stay in Barcelona is longer than 12 hours, the fee is 4.75 euros per day.
In four-star hotels, a tourist must pay 5.50 euros in tax for each day of vacation in Barcelona; in a five-star hotel it is 6.25 euros per day.
Renting an apartment or house as a tourist (such as through Airbnb) forces a tax of 5 euros per day.
The tourist tax on low-standard accommodation (hostels, camping, cheap guesthouses) is 3.75 euros.
No tax is paid for children under 16.
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What tourist tax is paid in Barcelona in winter?
The tourist tax in Barcelona is levied throughout the year. Its rate does not change after the end of the main season – the fee is the same regardless of the month.