24/05/2020 - 12:18h

Stage 1: New measures and services

City Council. As from Monday,25 May, work will be done to guarantee safe mobility, adapt cleaning and waste collection services, re-open cemeteries and offer municipal services face-to-face.

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28/05/2020 - 14:28h

Longer parking periods for professionals in loading and unloading areas

Mobility and transport. Authorised parking stays increase from thirty minutes to two hours from 8 am to 10 am and 20 pm to 8 pm.

27/05/2020 - 12:20h

All set to start re-opening municipal sports facilities

Sports. Facilities will be re-opened gradually, in line with the lockdown exit stages.

25/05/2020 - 17:16h

No child without a summer!

Children. There is no limit on the budget for subsidies for summer activities.

26/05/2020 - 16:22h

Protection for small shops and commerce with subsidies to get rents down

COVID-19. Incentives of 600 and 1,200 euros for owners who drop rents charged for commercial premises.

People working in an office.

Barcelona Activa in the face of the health crisis

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.

Panoramic view of Passeig de Sant Joan

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 The Imatges Barcelona portal is being launched with a collection of unpublished photos of Barcelona during the lockdown caused by the Covid-19 crisis.

Views of an empty Passeig Marítim de Barcelona

Use of beaches during lockdown exit

During the Covid-19 lockdown-exit process, the beaches will be open exclusively for walking and for the practice of individual sports activities, using the signposted access points during authorised time periods. 

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 the City Council is boosting the services offered to gender violence victims and publishing some guides on prevention and self-protection.

Poster announcing the Radars project


Do your bit as a good neighbour during the health crisis through this project to combat isolation and the risk of social exclusion among elderly people living alone.

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Municipal markets

Barcelona’s municipal markets are considered essential services and are operating during their usual opening hours during the health crisis. The markets have stepped up home deliveries and online sales to help strengthen health measures.

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.

Market stand

Local commerce and consumption

Find out about different options for shopping shopping safely during the lockdown exit period.

Three children playing with wooden toys in a municipal nursery school.

Pre-registration and enrolment for nursery schools

Find out about the pre-registration and enrolment process for municipal nursery schools in Barcelona for the 2020-2021 school year.

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!

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.

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. 

Boy doing a workshop with mud on the ground

Community centres #desdecasa

They may be closed during the health crisis, but the city’s community centres are still open for people to use from home #desdecasa. Social media allows you to keep up with their activities, intended for all sorts of users.

Barcelona LGBTI Centre’s façade

Barcelona LGBTI Centre

The Barcelona LGBTI Centre is running a special programme during the confinement period, which you can follow live on its Instagram profile (@barcelonalgtbi). Find out more!

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.

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.

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 watering plants on a flat’s terrace Open video Be a part of the Climate Plan

Be a part of the Climate Plan

Find out about all the things you can do to combat climate change and become familiar with Barcelona’s climate emergency declaration so we can tackle the main challenges.

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Guide for companies on LGBTI rights

Best practice guide for companies on managing sexual and gender diversity and protecting LGBTI rights.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

Panoramic view of Barcelona Open video Climate emergency

Climate emergency

Barcelona is declaring a climate emergency and speeding up a series of changes that commit all the city’s players. Find out all about it!

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.