12/10/2018 - 10:01h

The Biennial of Thought focuses debate on the city

City Council. Speakers include Judith Butler, Rita Segato, Paul B. Preciado, David Fernàndez, Xavier Antich and José María Lassalle.

16/10/2018 - 19:45h

Three colours to indicate air quality and pollution episodes

Pollution. Barcelona City Council, the AMB and the Government of Catalonia are to use the same images and icons to provide information and advice relating to pollution warnings.

15/10/2018 - 17:58h

Horta superblock to regain 2,800 square metres for local residents

Urban planning. The project should stop traffic heading through the neighbourhood to reach the Ronda de Dalt.

11/10/2018 - 14:32h

City schools to become climate havens

Environment and sustainability. The schools will be adapted thanks to a European subsidy, with renovated playgrounds, more water and greenery to make them into a place of refuge from the summer heat.

11/10/2018 - 16:32h

Taking the smart city to the people with Smart City Week

Technology. Over fifty activities fill the city’s neighbourhoods to prompt reflection on the challenges, limits and opportunities offered by smart cities.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

A musician playing the guitar at a concert

Barcelona Districte Cultural

Enjoy local culture. Check out the range of offers on music, theatre, dance, circus and performing-art shows playing at your neighbourhood’s cultural facilities.

Poster announcing the Radars project


Discover this project for fighting against isolation and risks of exclusion faced by elderly people who live alone, through a prevention and community-action network whose participants include local residents, shops, pharmacies, health centres and social players.

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.

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 cyclist riding along a bike lane

Sustainable mobility

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

Joan Maragall Library’s information panel

Free film screenings in libraries

Come over to the city’s libraries from October 4th to November 7th and enjoy a free cycle of documentaries.

Homosexual couple holding hands and smiling at each other

Sexual and gender diversity

Find out all about the services and resources aimed at the LGBTI community (lesbians, gays, transsexuals, bisexuals and intersexuals), as well as the initiatives launched to promote respect for sexual and gender diversity and fighting LGTBI-phobia.

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!

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.

A young woman walking up a metro exit’s steps

Office for Non-Discrimination (OND)

A human-rights defence service you can turn to if you are experiencing or have experienced any form of discrimination or hate crime, especially on the grounds of origins, cultural or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity.

A group of women attending a Pilates class

Choose your course

Check out the new range of courses and workshops on offer at civic centres, libraries and other centres in the city. You can pick and mix!

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!

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.

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 everything you can do to combat climate change. 

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.

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.

A group of youngsters play basketball in a park

Living with diversity

Barcelona is a melting pot of people with a variety of sexual and gender orientations, cultures, languages and traditions. Find out about how to live here with inclusion, diversity and interculturality.

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.

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!

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.


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

Detail of a festa major decoration

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.  

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.