16/03/2018 - 14:15h

More social and urban justice in Nou Barris

Neighbourhood Plan. The three action plans have a budget of over 37 million euros and are intended to do away with territorial inequalities in the Nou Barris district.

La Casa de l'Aigua

14/03/2018 - 15:28h

Weekend: Art and fun with water, soups of the world and popular culture

Free time. The Casa de l’Aigua de Trinitat Nova hosts an educational event full of surprises, Nou Barris holds a multicultural food festival and El Raval and the Pi neighbourhood are celebrating.

05/03/2018 - 19:51h

We want peace, not oblivion

Historical memory. An extensive programme to mark the 80th anniversary of the three days of non-stop air raids over Barcelona.

16/03/2018 - 09:36h

Vulnerable families exempt from paying the sewer tax

Energy rights. Aigües de Barcelona has been asked to rectify and notify vulnerable families that they have no unpaid sewer tax bills to settle.

11/03/2018 - 10:39h

Cutting energy costs at municipal facilities

Environment and sustainability. The Energy-Savings Marathon achieved a 20% saving in gas, along with 15.6% in water and 5.4% in electricity.

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!

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.

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.


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

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Cultural calendar

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

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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.

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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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Sports calendar

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

Impetus to ethical funding

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

Children in a classroom

Enrolments for the 2018-2019 school year

Find out about school pre-enrolments and enrolments for the coming school year.


“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.

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.

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.

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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.

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Waste management

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

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!

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.

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.

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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!

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.

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.

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.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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