contaminació zbe

16/09/2019 - 17:14h

Permanent low emissions zone to be regulated

Mobility. The by-law will come into force on 1 January 2020 and affect 125,000 vehicles in the next four years.

Foto: Roberto Núñez Díaz

17/09/2019 - 12:15h

Adopt a cat or a dog at this year’s Mercè

Animal welfare. The Barcelona Pet Shelter and various other protection associations will be in Plaça de Catalunya over the weekend of the city’s annual festival.

Imatge de la coberta del llibre 'Un barceloní a Beirut' de Tomás Alcoverro.

17/09/2019 - 13:49h

The Mediterranean essence that unites Barcelona and Beirut

Journalism. Just when Beirut is the guest city for La Mercè 2019, Barcelona City Council and Diëresis publish ‘Un barceloní a Beirut’, by Tomás Alcoverro, comparing the city of Barcelona with the Lebanese capital.

17/09/2019 - 10:51h

City commitment to the 2030 Agenda

2030 Agenda. An institutional and public drive to fulfil the seventeen sustainable development goals.

18/09/2019 - 15:01h

Everything you can do over the weekend of La Mercè

Free time. Popular culture with a parade, human towers, giants and a fire run, Lebanese performing arts, clowns and African-inspired culture.

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.

Studying

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

A monitor attending to children playing in a school playground

School Playgrounds open

Did you know that every district has playgrounds that open outside school hours as safe public spaces for children, young people and their families? Check out their opening times!

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. 

Audience at a concert in Plaça dels Àngels with its stage in the background

Cultural calendar

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

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.

Runner taking a break during a run

Sports calendar

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

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.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

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.

Children playing in a activity on the street

Children's activities

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

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.  

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.

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.

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.

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!

A woman walks with a surfboard and a man warms up at the athletics track at the Mar Bella municipal sports centre

Municipal sports centres

Make the most of the city’s municipal sports centres. There are over a hundred of them throughout the city, with a wide range of offers and prices.

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.

Beaches and bathing

Enjoy the city's beaches and urban bathing spots. Check out the available services, weather forecasts and a whole lot more.

Group of people in a meeting room

Caring City

Barcelona backs the democratisation and social recognition of care work and haçs opened Barcelona Cuida, a centre promoting networking and exchanges between people involved in care in the city. Find out more!