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The 15 Spanish cities which receive the most international tourism

22 November, 2023

Barcelona, Madrid and Palma de Mallorca are the three Spanish cities that receive the highest number of international tourists staying in hotels. The Balearic capital is up 10% this year compared to 2019. But which other cities receive a significant volume of visitors throughout the year?

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By comparing the figures for 2022 with those for 2019 - before the pandemic - from the INE’s Hotel Occupancy Survey, it has finally been possible to establish which cities and municipalities receive the most international visitors. They are all places to consider for a new visit to Spain.

  1. Barcelona

  2. Madrid

  3. Palma de Mallorca

  4. Calvià

  5. Adeje

  6. Seville

  7. San Bartolomé de Tirajana

  8. Benidorm

  9. Valencia

  10. Pájara

  11. Málaga

  12. Arona

  13. Granada

  14. Lloret de Mar

  15. Salou