What to do in BCN

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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!

Falcons de Barcelona performing in Plaça de Sant Jaume

La Mercè 2022

Barcelona holds its annual festival of La Mercè from 23 to 26 September, filling the city with music, tradition and street arts. Check out the programme!

Panoramic view of the city

Gaudir més

Join the “Gaudir més” programme and make the most of its discounts, free admission and advantages for enjoying your city’s various spaces.

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!

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.

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Choose your course

Check out the new range of courses and workshops on offer at civic centres, libraries and other centres in the city. You can pick and mix!

Beaches and bathing

See full information on Barcelona’s beaches: location, state of the sea, flags, occupancy control and plenty more. Meanwhile, the ban on smoking this season applies to all beaches.

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School Playgrounds open

Did you know that every district has playgrounds that open outside school hours as safe public spaces for children, young people and their families? Check out their opening times!

Outdoor concert

Cultural calendar

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

A woman walks with a surfboard and a man warms up at the athletics track at the Mar Bella municipal sports centre

Municipal sports centres

Make the most of the city’s municipal sports centres. There are over a hundred of them throughout the city, with a wide range of offers and prices.

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Discover the BCN Guide

All the city’s activities you can imagine are at your fingertips in the BCN Guide: music, shows, festive holidays, courses, workshops, and much more. 

Commerce in Barcelona: Two women in a shop

Commerce in Barcelona

Find out about the wide range of shopping possibilities Barcelona offers you and discover sustainable local options.

Visit La Model

Discover the history of La Model and explore the inside of this former prison with a guided tour or an open visit. Find out more!

Go to the zoo

An enriching experience

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Head up to Tibidabo

Fun makes the world go round

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Come over to the Sala Ciutat

Discover a bookshop specialising in Barcelona

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Discover Rambles ticket

The gateway to culture

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El Born CCM

Past, present and future

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Discover Last minute (ES)

Same-day discounts

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Mnac

Art and history

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Visit the Picasso Museum

Enjoy art

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Experience the magic fountain

A feast for the eyes

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Take a ride up Montjuïc mountain

Enjoy a unique panoramic view of the city

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Aquàrium de Barcelona

Discover Mediterranean marine fauna

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