14/12/2018 - 15:58h

Protecting Gràcia’s urban make-up and heritage

Urban planning. No permits for new building work or major renovation work will be issued for a year so that district properties can be listed, ensuring no heritage is lost.

13/12/2018 - 18:47h

A graffiti wall in Mundet to give a voice to those without one

Culture. The mural is part of the Umbral project on migration.

12/12/2018 - 18:30h

Barcelona to lead the way for future mobility

Mobility. The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has chosen the project headed by the Catalan capital to become one of its innovation communities.

13/12/2018 - 11:23h

Weekend: Day of Traditions, ‘Put Your Cap On’ and Winter Circus

Free time. Traditional dances and popular culture, activities for families with children, music and a circus show.

12/12/2018 - 17:40h

A mobile game to combat hate messages on social media

Culture and free time. The MIST mobile app was created by some 400 secondary school students.

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Neighbourhood Plan

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

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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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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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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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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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!

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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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Ca l’Alier

Come and discover Barcelona’s new urban innovation centre, which promotes collective initiatives for fostering a more sustainable city and improving the quality of life of its people.

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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!

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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.

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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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Waste management

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

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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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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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Studying

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

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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Districts and neighbourhoods

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

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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.  

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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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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Working in Barcelona

Discover the tools being offered by the city for promoting employment, business care and entrepreneurship.Working in Barcelona.