19/03/2019 - 16:20h

Skating prohibited around the MACBA at night

Mobility and transport. The District of Ciutat Vella has approved a decree to improve neighbourhood harmony between local residents and skateboarders.

15/03/2019 - 16:50h

Permanent low emissions zones from 1 January 2020

Pollution. A monitoring commission will put together the municipal by-law to regulate circulation in the specified areas.

Carril bici Barcelona

13/03/2019 - 15:02h

Approval to move bike lanes from pavements onto the road surface in Av. Diagonal

Mobility and transport. The project also includes improved connectivity around the cycling network and paired one-way lanes.

15/03/2019 - 15:37h

Nine schools in L’Eixample improve their surroundings

Urban planning. Pavements and street corners are being widened and will be delimited with wooden boards, plant tubs, paintings on the ground and new urban furniture.

18/03/2019 - 17:25h

Full range of summer activities for young children and teenagers

Childhood. In total there are 1,006 options for recreational, sports, educational and cultural activities, with 10% more places available.

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T'estiu molt

Collect your number online for the draw for summer-vacation activities that Campus Olímpia is organising for children and teenagers up to the age of 17.

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Cultural calendar

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

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Enrolments for the 2019-2020 school year

Find out about school pre-enrolments and enrolments for the coming school year.
 

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‘Guide on the use of non-sexist language’

Published by Barcelona City Council, this guide is a decalogue for improving the visibility of women in everyday communication and breaking down stereotypes which foster inequalities between people.

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Support for women entrepreneurs

The School of Women Entrepreneurs is now called Lidera and is expanding its range of support programmes, activities and networking on offer.

School of Second Opportunities

New education centre to help young people between 16 and 25 neither working nor studying to get back into education and training to improve their job prospects.

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Municipal sports centres

Make the most of the city’s municipal sports centres. There are 117 throughout the city, with a wide range of offers and prices.

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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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‘Barcelona Metròpolis’

This magazine provides a voice for reflection and debate on the challenges of the global city and urban transformations which affect the lives of local people.

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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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Energy rights

Energy-advice points offer help to prevent supply cuts from unpaid bills as well as advice on how to reduce energy expenses.

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.

Open video New Bicing

New Bicing

The Bicing service is being transformed with extra features. Check out all the changes being made over the coming months for introducing this new service.

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.

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Be a part of the Climate Plan

Find out everything you can do to combat climate change. 

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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!

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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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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Waste management

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

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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.

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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.

Get around by bike

Get around by bike

All you need to know for getting around Barcelona on bike: available bicycle lanes, parking places, services, regulations, safety advice and plenty more.

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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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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.

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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!

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InnoBA

InnoBA is a Barcelona Activa facility offering activities, specialist services, research, training, opportunities for experimentation and project incubation, all within the sphere of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) and socioeconomic innovation.

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Districts and neighbourhoods

Embrace the essence of each Barcelona districts and step into the different city neighbourhoods.

Barcelona’s popular culture

Giants, human castles (castellers), craft markets, fairs... Check out the calendar of the most deeply rooted popular and traditional acts, learn about the manifestations of popular culture and search the entities involved.  

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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.

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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. 

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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!