Visited last year Barcelona foreign tourists appreciated the historical heritage attractions and cultural program , which offers the Catalan capital . Tourists put Barcelona in the last year the 8.42 points out of 10 , that one-tenth more than the estimate from the previous year.
Architecture, culture and beaches are the main aspects that have been highly appreciated by foreign visitors to the region.
According to the official publication ” Statistics of tourism in Barcelona” , jointly compiled by the Tourism Council of Barcelona and the Committee of Tourism of Catalonia, Barcelona's main aspects, which were appreciated by tourists from around the world are, first, the architecture , which was estimated at 9.21 points , the highest rating since the data collection , followed by a cultural program , which received a rating of 8.82 points, and urban beaches, received a rating of 8.75 points.
Barcelona Tourism Committee also stressed in his report that the first time the beaches of Barcelona are among the top three aspects , highly appreciated by foreign tourists who visited the city last year.
The results of the report and these scores were based on a survey that gathered the opinions of foreign tourists to Barcelona. In total, the survey participants were asked to rate the Catalan capital on 20 indicators , including architecture , beaches and cultural program of the city. Among the factors that received the lowest score from the foreign tourists were such aspects of Barcelona, like the noise level with 7.15 points, public safety – 7.46 points, and air pollution, which received 7.57 points.
Aspects of the Catalan capital , which advanced in ranking the most compared with last year, was the commercial offers, which received 0,5 points more and step up from ninth to fifth place, and catering establishments (restaurants), which received two-tenths of point more than in previous year.