What to do in BCN

La Mercè 2021

Barcelona is holding its La Mercè Festivities from 23 to 26 September. A celebration featuring the necessary precautions which will be showering the city with a whole host of traditions, street arts, circuses, music, dance and plenty more.

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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!

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Cultural calendar

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

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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.

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!

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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.

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.

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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. 

 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.

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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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