Practical information

Check out the practical information on public transport and the most advisable ways of getting round the city, the public safety measures, the street-cleaning and Christmas-tree collecting services, and enjoy this year’s Christmas festivities to the full.

Campaign banner with the text: The Tree Planter invites you to recycle trees. From 7 to 17 January

Christmas tree collections

Did you know that your Christmas tree can be of great service to the city's green areas? Barcelona has 226 Christmas tree collection points throughout the city from 7 to 17 January 2020. 

Containers for cardboard and paper, glass and plastic waste

Cleaning and waste collection

There is extra street cleaning in the more central and commercial areas of every district over the Christmas festivities. Also, daily paper and cardboard collections in the main shopping hubs.

Metro station with a stationary train and people on the platform

Christmas public transport

Once again the metro is the best option for avoiding the Christmas rush and reducing pollution. Check out the public transport measures planned.

Two Guàrdia Urbana police officers in front of a crowd of people celebrating the Christmas festivities in the street.

Safety, mobility and a community spirit

Between 30 November and 12 January a special operation will be put in place in all the city’s districts to maintain public safety and mobility and prevent conflicts.

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