16/10/2020 - 10:50h

New measures against Covid-19 in Barcelona decreed by PROCICAT

Covid-19. Bars and restaurants will be closed for fifteen days, with capacities reduced for shops, leisure activities and worship.

Espai de canguratge

22/10/2020 - 11:53h

Concilia, the new municipal childminding service to help with work-life balance

Social Services. The initiative forms part of the Neighbourhood Plan and will operate as a pilot scheme until February.

20/10/2020 - 14:48h

More traffic-free space for 78 schools

Protecting schools. The schools will have safer and healthier surroundings, benefitting more than 26,000 pupils and their families.

21/10/2020 - 14:10h

Community centres continue to operate but with restrictions to on-site activities

Culture and free time. In accordance with the resolution published by the Government of Catalonia.

19/10/2020 - 17:07h

Longer opening hours and more prevention measures at cemeteries for All Saints’ Day

City Council. Visitors can access cemeteries between 8 am and 6 pm on 24, 25 and 31 October and 1 November.

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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!

Protegim les escoles [We’re protecting schools]

A Barcelona City Council project for transforming school environments and turning them into safe, healthy and less-polluting spaces.

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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.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

Two female experts in gender violence giving a young woman information at a BCN Antimasclista Stand

Assistance for victims of gender violence

To ensure women, children and teenagers are attended to during the health crisis and  the return to normality the City Council is boosting the services offered to gender violence victims and publishing some guides on prevention and self-protection.

Bonus Cultura

Enjoy the Bonus Cultura!. Under this initiative for reactivating the cultural sector, Barcelona City Council will be offering discounts with a contribution of 10 euros for every 30 euros spent on buying books or tickets for shows and cultural events.

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Waste management

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

Guide for economic reactivation

Guide for economic reactivation

Check out the City Council’s guide on the financial aid and initiatives available for supporting the city’s business, entrepreneurial and economic fabric during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Mobility and transport

Find out what services are available to help you get around the city and discover how mobility is changing in Barcelona and becoming healthier, safer, more sustainable and better-connected. 

Castellers de Barcelona perfoming at plaça Sant Jaume

Traditions and memory

Discover Barcelona’s traditions, popular culture and enchanting spots, as well as initiatives and programmes to preserve the memory of our past. 

A group of people in an industrial building assembling cardboard boxes.

Social and solidarity economy

The City Council is fostering and promoting the Social and Solidarity Economy with resources that include training, support, economic aid, responsible public procurement and the allocation of venues and materials. Find out all about it!

A woman with a dog sitting on a bench in Via Julia Open video Resources for improving emotional health

Resources for improving emotional health

Barcelona City Council is launching a website offering online activities and resources for improving citizens’ mental and emotional health and managing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A woman wearing a face mask buys plants in a kiosk

Imatges Barcelona

The City Council is making its contemporary photographic collection, featuring over four thousand pictures of Barcelona, available to the public. The Imatges Barcelona portal includes unpublished photos of Barcelona taken during the lockdown and the lockdown-exit process caused by the Covid-19 crisis.

A shopkeeper in a market stall wearing a face mask

Support for the self-employed

Barcelona Activa sets up a subsidy programme for the self-employed hit hardest by the Covid-19 crisis. Find out more!

Two young women buy vegetables outside a shop.

Women and Feminisms

Find out about women’s support services and the resources available to combat discrimination and sexist violence and promote gender equality.

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.

People working in an office.

Barcelona Activa in the face of the COVID-19 effect​

Online and telephone information, aid and resource service for freelance, companies, cooperatives, associations and workers to take on the economic hardships arising from the effects of the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus.

Barcelona LGBTI Centre’s façade

Barcelona LGBTI Centre

This is a pioneering municipal service run by the Catalan LGBTI Organisations Platform, offering an extensive range of information, guidance, direct-assistance and awareness-raising services. Check out the on-site and virtual agenda!

Barcelona Llibres

Barcelona City Council offers a catalogue of free downloadable publications for you to enjoy during the time you have to stay at home because of the Covid-19 outbreak.

 Local commerce

Local commerce

Find out about the various options for buying safely and about the measures being applied to restaurants as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

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Inclusive-communication guide

Consult this guide, which is published by Barcelona City Council, for promoting inclusive communication and language reflecting the diversity of society.