Vila de Gràcia

12/12/2019 - 17:49h

Protecting the historical make-up and heritage of Gràcia

Urban planning. The revision to the protection plan for historical and artistic heritage in the traditional neighbourhoods of Vila de Gràcia and the modification to the general metropolitan plan will protect the unique architecture...

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11/12/2019 - 19:41h

Guaranteeing active ageing in the city: nearly 90,000 people over the age of 64 live alone

Health. The public health report for 2018 reflects an ageing population and a drop in teenage pregnancies and abortions.

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10/12/2019 - 17:24h

Final text regulating the LEZ to give a new one-year reprieve for those most at risk

Pollution. The definitive text will be voted on in December’s full council meeting and come into force on 1 January 2020.

10/12/2019 - 13:54h

More days to enjoy ‘The City of Dreams’ with the kids

Childhood. The revamped Children’s Festival is on until 4 January, two days more than last year.

09/12/2019 - 17:38h

Disruptions to local train services at Christmas due to public works in Glòries

Mobility and transport. Local trains operating on the R3, R4 and R12 lines will be interrupted between the stations of Arc de Triomf and Sant Andreu Arenal between 21 December and 5 January.

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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. 

Renew your toys

Give your toys a second life through this initiative to promote conscious consumption and waste prevention promoted by organisations, associations and municipal facilities. 

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Work for young people

If you’re young and looking for work, or you can’t find the work you’d like, check out Barcelona Activa’s advice, training, entrepreneurship and research services.

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Resource guide for people with disabilities

The Resource Guide features useful procedures, aid and benefits for people with disabilities who reside in the city.

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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. 

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Waste management

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

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.

Festa Majors

Find out about the wide range of festa majors on big annual festivals taking place in Barcelona’s districts and neighbourhoods and take advantage of the good weather for enjoying them.  

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Anti-sexist BCN

Barcelona rejects all forms of violence against women. Find out about the services at hand in the fight against gender violence, from prevention to care and emergency accommodation.

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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Children's activities

In Barcelona, you’ll find a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities for little ones. Don’t miss out!

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Neighbourhood Plan

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

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Cultural calendar

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

Open video Let’s cut down on plastic

Let’s cut down on plastic

Under its PlàsTICS awareness-raising campaign, Barcelona City Council is proposing changes of habits to reduce our consumption of single-use plastics.

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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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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.

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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.

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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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Women and Feminisms

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

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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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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!