Photo: from open sources Barceloneta Beach

Local residents are unhappy with the behavior of tourists.

In Barcelona on Saturday 12 August, several hundred locals turned up at the popular tourist beach town of Barceloneta with placards against tourists, reports Echo of Moscow.

In this area there are many hotels and restaurants, in addition, vacationers rented many apartments.

During the protests residents of Barcelona stated that dissatisfied with the behavior of tourists and the fact that they in the city rising prices for rental housing.

In the first half of Spain set a new record for the number of foreign tourists arrived in the country over 36 million people. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said that tourism accounts for 11% of GDP .