21/06/2018 - 13:09h

Activation of preventative warning stage for high levels of nitrogen dioxide

Pollution. People are advised to avoid using private vehicles and get around on foot, by bicycle or on public transport in order to improve air quality.

20/06/2018 - 18:35h

Victims of the attack on La Rambla to get legal support

The UAVAT will get municipal support and resources to provide care and advice for those affected.

18/06/2018 - 19:20h

Barcelona boosts its capacity to take in refugees

City Council. The contingency plan agreed with the Red Cross will enable more people to be taken in.

20/06/2018 - 13:57h

Weekend: Celebrations on the eve of Sant Joan, a festival in L’Eixample and photos from the terrace

Culture and free time. The shortest night of the year, performing arts and Barcelona photos.

18/06/2018 - 20:41h

The proposal to set aside 30% of new flats for protected housing moves forward

Urban planning. The measure is the result of an initiative by social entities standing up for the right to housing.

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Festa Majors

Find out about the wide range of festa majors on big annual festivals taking place in Barcelona’s districts and neighbourhoods and take advantage of the good weather for enjoying them.  

A shopkeeper speaking to a woman by the door of a children’s clothes shop.

Financial aid for freelancers

Barcelona Activa is launching an aid programme for freelancers to cut their first-year expenses. Find out all about it!

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

Programme aimed at reducing inequalities between Barcelona neighbourhoods, backing access to income, services, urban quality and welfare.

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Enjoy the parks

The city’s parks and gardens transform it into a living, breathing space. You’ll find them all here. Explore and enjoy them!

People buying and selling in a farmers' market.

Social and solidarity economy

Find out about and take part in organisations and initiatives that are helping to create a social and solidarity economy in Barcelona. Keep up to date with what's going on!

Discover Barcelona

Step into the city’s districts and neighbourhoods, and enjoy its attractions: urban areas, cultural and architectural heritage, nature areas, leisure, study centres or museums.

Beaches and bathing

Enjoy the city's beaches and urban bathing spots. Check out the available services, weather forecasts and a whole lot more.

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Energy rights

Energy-advice points offer help to prevent supply cuts from unpaid bills as well as advice on how to reduce energy expenses.

Open video Music in the Parks

Music in the Parks

From Saturday 2 June to Thursday 30 August, the city's green spaces will set the scene for free concerts making up the Music in the Parks season. A way of enjoying nature and music in the city.

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Sports calendar

Check out the key dates on the city's sports calendar and the spaces and options for getting into shape.

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Office for Non-Discrimination (OND)

A human-rights defence service you can turn to if you are experiencing or have experienced any form of discrimination or hate crime, especially on the grounds of origins, cultural or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity.

A woman watering plants on a flat’s terrace Open video Be a part of the Climate Plan

Be a part of the Climate Plan

Find out everything you can do to combat climate change. 

A group of youngsters play basketball in a park

Living with diversity

Barcelona is a melting pot of people with a variety of sexual and gender orientations, cultures, languages and traditions. Find out about how to live here with inclusion, diversity and interculturality.

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Study rooms

If you’ve got to study, Barcelona takes away the hard slog. Check out the daytime and night-time study rooms available in the city from 7 Mai to 22 June.

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#AturemRumors

A campaign supported by over a hundred organisations for fighting against stereotypes and rumours in Barcelona. Come and join it!

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Public housing

All the information on public housing in Barcelona: rented and officially protected flats, grants, housing offices and lots more.

The Magic Fountain light show

Enjoy the Magic Fountain

Enjoy the sound and light display at the Magic Fountain in Montjuïc. Find out about display times, the range of sequences and much more.

People walking along Les Rambles

Regaining Les Rambles

The ‘Les Rambles’ cooperative process is a proposal to revitalise and regain Les Rambles as an avenue for strolling along and a place for public life.

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Waste management

All you need to know about managing waste and helping to make the city more sustainable.

Audience at a concert in Plaça dels Àngels with its stage in the background

Cultural calendar

You can find full information on the main events planned for Barcelona’s cultural calendar.

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+Sustainable Barcelona Map

Check out the initiatives under way in Barcelona to make the city more sustainable. Want to help?

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School Playgrounds open

A total of 70 school playgrounds all over the city are opening for public use where children, young people and their families will be safe. See the opening times!

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Working in Barcelona

Discover the tools being offered by the city for promoting employment, business care and entrepreneurship.Working in Barcelona.

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Districts and neighbourhoods

Embrace the essence of each Barcelona districts and step into the different city neighbourhoods.