14/02/2019 - 17:37h

Remembering those executed by Francoist firing squads at Camp de la Bota

Memory. The wall at Plaça del Fòrum bears names and surnames to remember the 1,706 people executed by the Franco regime between 1939 and 1952.

17/02/2019 - 11:55h

New street names for Príncep d’Astúries and Secretari Coloma

City Council. Local residents’ organisations have promoted the changes to Riera de Cassoles and Pau Alsina, respectively.

15/02/2019 - 14:27h

Half of the new Bicing bikes now being pedalled!

Mobility. The roll-out of the new service is at the halfway stage, with practically 50% of bikes and stations now replaced.

14/02/2019 - 18:36h

Balance from a year of support for victims from the 17A attack

Social Services. Eighty-five per cent of those affected were unaware of their rights and the assistance they could request.

11/02/2019 - 18:52h

Sixteen neighbourhoods, a thousand cities

Neighbourhood Plan. A photography exhibition at the Borsi building brings together various visions of the sixteen neighbourhoods covered by the Neighbourhood Plan.

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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. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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Waste management

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

Barcelona Carnival

The arrival of the Carnival King and traditional Taronjada (orange confetti fight) at Plaça de Sant Jaume on 28 February will signal the start of a week of festivities and revelry with communal snacks, mask balls, street processes, sardine burials and a whole host of other activities. 

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.


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

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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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Mobile Week BCN

The city’s districts are hosting a series of free activities for the MWC, fusing art, science and technology to reflect on the personal and individual relationships people have with technology.

A young woman walking up a metro exit’s steps

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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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.

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.

Two girls and a boy play with a ball in a pedestrianised street

Districts and neighbourhoods

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

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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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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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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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.  

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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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.

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.

A group of youngsters play basketball in a park

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.

Group of people inside the InnoBA building


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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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.

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Neighbourhood Plan

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

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.