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!

L’Orgullosa

Barcelona will be decked out in festive and protest garb for the L’Orgullosa, from 21 May to 28 June, to present itself to the world as a benchmark in safeguarding the rights and freedoms of LGBTI communities.

Grec theater

A Grec Festival devoted to Europe

Barcelona offers a Grec Festival this summer which is devoted to Europe and casts its gaze towards the classics. Tickets are now on sale for the 86 shows in this edition. Don’t miss out!

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.

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.

Children playing outside

T’estiu molt

Barcelona is launching a summer-holidays campaign for kids and teenagers with over a thousand leisure, sports, educational and cultural activities. Enjoy the summer in Barcelona!

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.

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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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!

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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. 

A group of women attending a Pilates class

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!

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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!

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Barcelona Districte Cultural

The Barcelona District Cultural cycle is back this autumn, having rescheduled many of the activities cancelled because of the health crisis.

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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