17/07/2020 - 19:29h

Measures against Covid-19 in Barcelona based on the resolution approved by PROCICAT

Covid-19. The public are being asked to take as many precautions as possible.

28/09/2020 - 14:54h

‘Open City’: The Biennial of Thought is back to debate the challenges of the future

Culture and free time. The second edition is on from 13 to 18 October.

30/09/2020 - 16:03h

First step to consolidate the 22@ and foster community life there

Urban planning. Initially approved at the commission stage, the plan is set to double protected housing, create new green streets and add vitality to a million square metres of space in this area.

30/09/2020 - 14:49h

The 23rd edition of the Barcelona Poesia festival is here

Culture. The poetry festival is on from 13 to 18 October and will mainly be held in open spaces.

29/09/2020 - 17:39h

First mass screening at a city school

COVID-19. The testing began at the Escola Barrufet, in the district of Sants-Montjuïc.

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!

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.

Teatre Grec on the opening day of the 2020 Festival. Photo: Edu Bayer

De Grec a Grec

Enjoy a host of coproductions that couldn’t be presented during the Grec Festival due to Covid-19 restrictions, now being performed in the theatres of Barcelona throughout the 2020–2021 season.

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.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

A cyclist riding along a bike lane

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 children are looking at something that they are holding in their hands

Back to school

Consult the preventive measures against COVID-19 planned for the 2020-2021 school year and the municipal spaces put at the disposal of schools for the back-to-school period.

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 boy working in a kitchen

Tax flexibility in response to the Covid-19 crisis

The City Council is launching a shock tax-measure plan to guarantee the solvency of families, freelancers and companies.

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.

Market stand

Local commerce and consumption

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

A group of women with functional diversities in a dance workshop

Inclusive-communication guide

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

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.