Catalan National Day 2022

Catalan National Day 2022 #11s2022 #diada2022

Full information on the celebrations for Catalan National Day 2022 in Barcelona.

The dance of canes

All events

Check out the full programme of free events and activities being held in Barcelona to mark 11 Setembre 2022.

  • When: 8-11 September 
  • Where: Various areas in the city
The main façade of the National Art Museum of Catalonia

Open day

Find out which institutions and museums in Barcelona are holding open days on the Catalan National Day 2022.

  • When: 10 - 11 September
  • Where: Various parts of the city
People in the lobby of a subway station

Public transport

Consult the alterations to the metro and bus services on Catalan National Day, 11 September 2022. We recommend using the metro for journeys to the city centre. Follow the indications posted by  @TMBinfo

Traffic alterations

Find out about changes and recommendations relating to mobility in Barcelona during Catalan National Day 2022. People are advised to avoid using private transport to get around the city. Follow the instructions from @barcelona_GUB

Metro station with a stationary train and people on the platform

Getting there

Check the traffic conditions in Barcelona in real time and look for the best way of getting round the city.

National Day march in Barcelona

Demonstration on 11 September

Assemblea Nacional Catalana is organising the demonstration on Catalan National Day 2022, which will go from Avinguda Paral·lel to Avinguda del Marquès de l’Argentera (in front of the Estació de França station).

  • When: 11 September, from 5.14 pm
  • Where: Av. del Paral·lel
Banner with the text: Respira fort que l'aire és teu.

Institutional ceremony

The main theme of 11 September's central ceremony includes some of the most relevant episodes in the history of Catalonia, since 1714, placing emphasis on the work carried out by many women in the chronicles of our country.

  • When: 11 September 
  • Where: Puig i Cadafalch towers in Montjuïc.
Wreath laying at the Rafael Casanova monument

Wreath-laying ceremony

The representatives of Catalan institutions will be laying a wreath on 11 September at the Rafael Casanova monument to commemorate Catalan National Day 2022.

  • When: 11 September, at 9 am
  • Where: Rda Sant Pere, 50
Jordi Amat, at the conference Open video LECTURE FOR ELEVENTH SEPTEMBER


This year’s Catalan National Day speech commemorated the centenary of Gabriel Ferrater's birth, on the fiftieth anniversay of his death. The speech was delivered by Jordi Amat.