Habitatge, Habitatge públic, Dret a l'habitatge, Barcelona

15/09/2021 - 14:34h

Regulation of housing rents in the city approved for five years

Housing. The Full Council gives the go ahead to declare Barcelona as an area with a tense housing market, according to the Catalan law on containing rents.

10/09/2021 - 13:30h

Public transport boosted with the first semi-direct bus for the start of the school year

Mobility and transport. The first XPRESBus urban service is created and will connect Francesc Macià with Glòries, while more trains will be running on the metro lines where demand is highest.

16/09/2021 - 11:16h

More Mercè posters to share out among the public

La Mercè 2021. A further 15,000 posters have been printed.

16/09/2021 - 17:20h

Goobye Reis Catòlics, welcome Elisa Moragas

Democratic memory. The change to the name of this street in Vallvidrera pays tribute to the teacher born in 1927.

14/09/2021 - 18:44h

Green light to consolidate terraces gained on road surfaces during the pandemic

Urban planning. Initial approval for the measure which will maintain space gained for use by local people, facilitating pedestrian mobility and providing support for a restaurant sector hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis.

La Mercè 2021

Barcelona is holding its La Mercè Festivities from 23 to 26 September. A celebration featuring the necessary precautions which will be showering the city with a whole host of traditions, street arts, circuses, music, dance and plenty more.

Two girls talk sitting down

Imatges Barcelona

The City Council offers citizens its current photographic archive, with thousands of images of Barcelona. The Barcelona Images site includes various galleries by subject: popular culture, the effects of Covid-19, public spaces and much more.


Enjoy Montjuïc Park

Montjuïc mountain is a big green space in Barcelona offering everyone sports, leisure and cultural facilities. Discover the park and enjoy it!

Two women watching a group of people doing yoga at the beach

Living Communally in Barcelona

We love Barcelona. And now we want, more than ever, to enjoy and experience it with respect. We’ll all come out winners!

Sustainable Food

Barcelona is the 2021 World Capital of Sustainable Food. Get involved in promoting healthy diets and boosting local economies!

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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 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. 

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

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.

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!

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. 

Living healthily

Check out all the information on the health services, facilities and resources available in Barcelona.

Open video Beaches and bathing

Beaches and bathing

Beach-capacity monitoring will be maintained during the 2021 bathing season, as will Covid-19 prevention measures, which must be respected, including safety distancing and crowd avoidance in particular. The “Smoke-free beaches” pilot test is also being implemented at four beaches.

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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.

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.

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.

A girl and a boy strolling in the park


Psychological support service for teenagers and young people between the ages of 12 and 22, also offering advice for professionals on mental health matters.

Two female experts in gender violence giving a young woman information at a BCN Antimasclista Stand

Assistance against gender violence

Find out about all the free and confidential prevention and assistance services available to women in a gender-violence situation. 

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!