Sustainable tourism

We invite you to discover, enjoy and respect our territory by practising ethical and sustainable tourism.

10 ideas for being a responsible traveller

 

Ideas for a sustainable trip

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<p>Beaches of the Costa Barcelona</p>

The climate is varied enough in the regions of Barcelona for you to enjoy each season to the full. Despite being strongly associated with sun and sand tourism, this Catalan province is also an ideal destination for winter, autumn and spring holidays, with plenty of interesting activities available outside high season. Here are some ideas for sustainable breaks you can enjoy throughout the year.

<p>Mercantic, Sant Cugat del Vallès</p>

Perhaps you’ve never heard of the concept of “circular economy”, but you’re sure to agree with its principles. Knowing the impact of climate change, who wouldn’t be concerned about energy waste, the generation of plastic waste and the damage being done to ecosystems? The regions of Barcelona are very environmentally conscious; several political and citizen-driven initiatives exist aimed at fostering a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle. We also promote sustainable tourism, so here are five suggestions for conserving the environment we all share.

<p>Green education</p>

With more than a thousand hectares of protected areas, the regions of Barcelona are the ideal destination for losing oneself in nature. But before you reach for your backpack, let’s talk about the flora and fauna and everything you have to do in order to enjoy an environmentally responsible visit. If you follow the five general rules listed below, you’ll be helping to conserve nature for future generations.

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