17/07/2018 - 18:54h

Fines to combat property mobbing

Housing. Until now, no local council has countered this bad practice using the legal means offered by the Catalan law on the right to housing from 2007.

16/07/2018 - 20:03h

Cities for Adequate Housing: a global alliance for the right to housing

City Council. The Mayor, Ada Colau, presented the declaration by municipal governments at the UN headquarters in New York.

14/07/2018 - 11:03h

The dog recreation area opens at the Llevant beach

Environment and sustainability. The area offers 1,250 square metres of space, with adapted services and a capacity for 100 dogs fitted with ID chips.

13/07/2018 - 17:12h

A women’s Mercè: opening speech by Leticia Dolera and poster by Sonia Pulido

Local festivals. In the last forty years only twelve women have given opening speeches and the festival poster has only been designed by women on three occasions.

16/07/2018 - 15:43h

‘Konsulta’m’, a new psychological support service for young people

Health. A new municipal service for young people in the districts, easy to access and with no prior appointment needed.

Beaches and bathing

Enjoy the city's beaches and urban bathing spots. Check out the available services, weather forecasts and a whole lot more.

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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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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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Children's activities

In Barcelona, you’ll find a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities for little ones. Don’t miss out!

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.

Energy-advice points Open video Energy rights

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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#AturemRumors

A campaign supported by over a hundred organisations for fighting against stereotypes and rumours in Barcelona. Come and join it!

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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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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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Music in the Parks

From Saturday 2 June to Thursday 30 August, the city's green spaces will set the scene for free concerts making up the Music in the Parks season. A way of enjoying nature and music in the city.

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Districts and neighbourhoods

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

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!

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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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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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School Playgrounds open

A total of 18 school playgrounds all over the city are opening this summer for public use where children, young people and their families will be safe. See the opening times!

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Public housing

All the information on public housing in Barcelona: rented and officially protected flats, grants, housing offices and lots more.

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. 

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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.

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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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Cultural calendar

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

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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.

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.