What to do in BCN

Grec theater

2021 Barcelona Grec Festival

Summer takes to the stage again with the Grec aiming to offer an explosion of light and optimism, with Africa as its inspiration. The festival is backing local culture with a longer citywide edition. Not to be missed!

Open video Beaches and bathing

Beaches and bathing

Beach-capacity monitoring will be maintained during the 2021 bathing season, as will Covid-19 prevention measures, which must be respected, including safety distancing and crowd avoidance in particular. The “Smoke-free beaches” pilot test is also being implemented at four beaches.

Two scientists in a laboratory.

City and Science Biennial 2021

Enjoy more than a hundred activities over this six-day event and get a deeper insight into the limits of the planet, society and science.

Outdoor concert

Cultural calendar

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

Children at Casal Baobab at Seat School

T'estiu molt

The summer activity campaign for children and teenagers offers over a thousand exciting options for the holidays. The range of activities is subject to the evolution of the Covid-19 crisis and the guidelines from the health authorities.

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!

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!

Bonus Cultura

Enjoy the Bonus Cultura!. Under this initiative for reactivating the cultural sector, Barcelona City Council will be offering discounts with a contribution of 10 euros for every 30 euros spent on buying books or tickets for shows and cultural events.

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.

 Local commerce

Local commerce

Find out about the various options for buying safely and about the measures being applied to local commerce as a result of the coronavirus crisis.

A musician playing the guitar at a concert

Barcelona Districte Cultural

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

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. 

“Fem cultura”

Discover the municipal plan to defend and promote cultural rights. This pioneering initiative aims to ensure access to culture, participation and the facilitation of cultural life in Barcelona.

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


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