What to do in BCN

Grec theater


The 2023 Barcelona Grec Festival will be filling the city with performing arts once again, from 30 June to 31 July. Tickets for this edition’s hundred or so show are now on sale. Don’t miss out on it!

Pride fills the city

Barcelona presents a hundred activities to mark International LGBTI Pride Day and stand up for sexual, affective and gender diversity.


Children playing outside

T'estiu molt

Barcelona is launching a summer-holidays campaign for children and teenagers with over a thousand leisure, sports, educational and cultural activities. Find out all about it!

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.

Two people run in a park

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!

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!

Outdoor concert

Cultural calendar

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

A man and a kid playing basketball

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 monitor attending to children playing in a school playground

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!

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.


Camina Montjuïc

Join in the discovery of Parc de Montjuïc’s environment, on the weekend culture and nature routes being organised.

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!

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.

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


Head up to Tibidabo

Fun makes the world go round


Come over to the Sala Ciutat

Discover a bookshop specialising in Barcelona


Discover Rambles ticket

The gateway to culture


El Born CCM

Past, present and future


Discover Last minute (ES)

Same-day discounts



Art and history


Visit the Picasso Museum

Enjoy art


Experience the magic fountain

A feast for the eyes


Take a ride up Montjuïc mountain

Enjoy a unique panoramic view of the city


Aquàrium de Barcelona

Discover Mediterranean marine fauna