17/03/2018 - 12:56h

Glòries is greenward bound

Urban ecology. Work resumes to turn the future Parc de les Glòries into a new central space for local residents and a green lung for the city. Work on the road tunnels to carry traffic from the Gran Via is also under way again.

19/03/2018 - 09:46h

Fifteen years eating soup

Multiculturalism. Nou Barris hosted the fifteenth edition of the Universal Soup Festival.

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.

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.

18/03/2018 - 12:10h

Greater control of pollution levels

Air quality. A new measuring station has been installed in Av. Meridiana and a new mobile unit added to gain more information on air quality in the city.

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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A new collective funding tool that combines citizen and public contributions. So, every private euro that is collected will be doubled by the City Council. “Conjuntament” is aimed at two types of projects: local-social and community- and procommons collaborative-economy entrepreneurship.

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.

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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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.

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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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Enrolments for the 2018-2019 school year

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


Impetus to ethical funding

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

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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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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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!

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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.

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.

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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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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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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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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!

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Waste management

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

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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.

“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.

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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.

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+Sustainable Barcelona Map

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

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.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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