19/02/2018 - 11:48h

Six months since the attack

Six months ago today we went through the terror of an attack. But we took to the streets, we went back to La Rambla, and Barcelona sent a message of peace to the world. #notincpor

19/02/2018 - 19:13h

Door-to-door waste collection gets under way in Sarrià

Ecology. The measure will enhance public space and is expected to help recycling levels rise from 36% to 60%.

19/02/2018 - 11:10h

Chinese New Year

The city’s Chinese community marked the arrival of Chinese New Year with a celebration where Chinese and Catalan traditions combined to welcome the Year of the Dog.

21/02/2018 - 18:33h

Weekend: New shows in the neighbourhoods, a visit to La Rambla and more technology

Free time. More from the Barcelona Districte Cultural festival, a programme to visit and rethink La Rambla and the end of Mobile Week.

21/02/2018 - 11:43h

Work to resume in Glòries in March

Urban planning. The tender for the northern section of the large urban park has been awarded and work should be completed in March 2019, with the road tunnels due for completion in 2021.

Two people run in a park

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!

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.

Runner taking a break during a run

Sports calendar

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

Two girls and a boy play with a ball in a pedestrianised street

Districts and neighbourhoods

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

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.

Two women working in front of a computer

Working in Barcelona

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

Man in an apartment with a suitcase

Public housing

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

BCN Music

Enjoy a new edition of this cycle organised by civic centres in collaboration with ESMUC, which offers a tuneful journey through several styles of music. The concerts, which are free, come with commentaries.

Operator working in a mobile green point

Waste management

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

People running on a pitch in a municipal sports centre

Municipal sports centres

Make the most of the city’s municipal sports centres. There are 129 throughout the city, with a wide range of offers and prices.

Impetus to ethical funding

Agreement to create a municipal credit fund for financing new projects and social- and solidarity-economy enterprises.

A young person and an adviser talking at an academic-advice centre for young people

Get informed

Fancy discovering your available academic itineraries and best training options? You have until 16 March to take part in the “Get In-formed” programme’s activities.

“Bona feina, Barcelona”

A programme to encourage employment for people out of work, by offering financial aid to companies for every new year-long contract they sign for jobs with salaries of over 1000 euros a month.

Row of bicycles parked in a street parking point

+Sustainable Barcelona Map

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

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.

Studying

 Check out the schools, what they offer and the educational services available in Barcelona.

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.

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More citizen participation

The new citizen-participation regulations put people at the centre of the City Council’s city-taking processes and provide spaces for promoting, debating and co-producing municipal policies.

View of Barcelona with a heavily polluted sky.

Low Emissions Zone

Find out the areas of Barcelona and the municipalities surrounding the ring roads where Barcelona City Council plans to gradually restrict the use of the most polluting vehicles, starting on 1 December 2017.

A monitor attending to children playing in a school playground

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!

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!

Energy-advice points Open video Energy rights

Energy rights

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

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.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

Groups of schoolchildren playing at the school exit

School open days

Take advantage of the open days to visit the different schools in the city. 

A musician playing the guitar at a concert

Barcelona Districte Cultural

Enjoy local culture. Check out the range of offers on music, theatre, dance, circus and performing-art shows playing at your neighbourhood’s cultural facilities.