09/07/2020 - 18:28h

Face masks mandatory in indoor and outdoor public spaces

COVID-19. Face masks must be worn even when it is possible to maintain safety distances.

14/07/2020 - 12:55h

Card payment available on all TMB buses from 2021

Mobility and transport. The project is being developed by TMB with support from the ATM, in the context of the T-mobilitat.

13/07/2020 - 20:01h

New administrative mechanism to put empty flats in the city to social use

Housing. If the flats are not made available to rent within one month, measures such as fines or expropriation warnings will be implemented.

13/07/2020 - 12:35h

Fire Service re-organised to provide a better response to any emergency

Safety and prevention. The civil protection and emergency prevention corps are being strengthened to tackle the city’s new challenges.

12/07/2020 - 10:21h

Recognition for Barcelona Zoo’s safety and prevention protocols for Covid-19

Zoo. The main measures are a reduction in the volume of visitors and the promotion of online ticket sales.

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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!

A shopkeeper in a market stall wearing a face mask

Support for the self-employed

Barcelona Activa sets up a subsidy programme for the self-employed hit hardest by the Covid-19 crisis. Find out more!

Views of an empty Passeig Marítim de Barcelona

Accessing the beaches in Barcelona

The 2020 summer bathing season in Barcelona coincides with the lockdown exit process for Covid-19 and includes special measures to control capacity at the beaches and guarantee the necessary safety distance.

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. 

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.

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Assistance for victims of gender violence

To ensure women, children and teenagers are attended to during the health crisis and  the return to normality the City Council is boosting the services offered to gender violence victims and publishing some guides on prevention and self-protection.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

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. 

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 wearing a face mask buys plants in a kiosk

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 includes unpublished photos of Barcelona taken during the lockdown and the lockdown-exit process caused by the Covid-19 crisis.

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. Check out the on-site and virtual agenda!

Market stand

Local commerce and consumption

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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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.

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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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Waste management

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

People working in an office.

Barcelona Activa in the face of the COVID-19 effect​

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.

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.