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Check out all the resources available to the cultural and tourist sectors for tackling the crisis caused by COVID-19: up-to-date information and online advice for Barcelona’s culture and tourism sectors and economic-revival measures.


  • Queries on the shock plan are answered and local support can be offered through this form.

    Last updated: 17/06/2020

  • The intention of this guide was to create a document for analysing the problems specific to each type of cultural event or activity, in order to draw out a set of criteria enabling them to go ahead but adapted to the basic prevention and protection measures against the possible spread of COVID-19 infections.

    Last updated: 17/06/2020

  • The Barcelona Tourism Observatory (OTB) supervises and draws up reports which discuss the effects of the COVID-19 crisis and future expectations in the tourist sector worldwide.

  • Barcelona City Council is offering an online advice service for enterprises linked to the visitor economy to find out what the most appropriate health and safety protocols or measures are for each type of business. We will use this guidance to help ensure those visiting Barcelona that it is a safe city.

    Last updated: 17/06/2020

  • Personalised support for small enterprises, startups, self-employed workers, social- and solidarity-economy shops and organisations in defining a strategic business plan that enables the acceleration of their financial recovery in a post-COVID-19 context.

    Last updated: 23/07/2020


  • The rescheduling calendar for festivals and big events has been created in response to requests for information from the various players organising cultural activities in the city. This is a live document subject to possible changes, depending on how the current context develops.

    Last update: 17/06/2020

  • Barcelona City Council will be turning the ground floor premises at the Palau de la Virreina (Rambla, 99), where the Rambles Ticket Office is located, into the new Citizen Culture Office, a new reception space for providing support and offering advice to the city’s cultural fabric.

    Last updated: 17/06/2020

  • The Barcelona Institute of Culture has launched a new website portal where information can be found on the measures that the City Council and other authorities have taken in support of the cultural sector. Moreover, this portal, will provide information on the reorganisation of the city’s cultural events calendar.

    Last updated: 17/06/2020

  • With the customisable Bonus Card parking card, you can go in and out of your chosen B:SM Car Park Network car park as much as you like for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7 consecutive days.

    Choose the car park you want, book the days you need and go in and out whenever you want, at the best price and with a guaranteed parking space! Get 20% off if you buy it online using the code bsmce20.

    Last updated: 17/06/2020

  • With the customisable Parking Card, you can go in and out of all B:SM Car Park Network car parks as much as you like for 1, 3, 5 or 7 consecutive days.

    Book the days you need and use all our car parks as much as you need, at the best price and with a guaranteed parking space! Get 20% off if you buy it online using the code bsmce20.

    Last updated: 17/06/2020

  • Barcelona City Council is going to set up an integrated mechanism for seeking and capturing some of the European Funds announced under the European Reconstruction Funds framework. Its aim is to submit projects that will enable the city to make further progress in the ecological transition, the digital transition and economic promotion by actively influencing job creation and the city’s economic and social revival.

    In other words, the Council is going to start up a Joint Office led by the economic and international areas that will have the task of identifying funds as well as supporting the certification and presentation processes of city projects that could be eligible for European Reconstruction Fund funding.

    Last updated: 29/07/2020

  • Explore the city's districts and neighbourhoods and enjoy what they have to offer. Discover and make the most out of everything Barcelona has to offer: urban spaces, cultural and architectural heritage, natural spaces, museums, leisure and free time, schools, shopping ideas or sports options, and much more. You’ll find all you can’t afford to miss on one web app.

    Last updated: 12/09/2020


  • How many Barcelonas do you know? With the themed routes we are proposing, you can track the city’s history from its time as a Roman colony to today’s modern city, without forgetting the mark left by true geniuses of art and culture. All the Barcelonas that make up the city and continue to do so are waiting for you on the Turisme de Barcelona website.

    Last updated: 12/09/2020

  • A digital platform is being set up for online sales and home deliveries by municipal markets. It will be up and running in the first quarter of 2021.

    Last updated: 12/09/2020

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Reactivating the economy

Financial aid, employment and business advice, training, regulations and so on. Select your profile and explore all the tools and resources that we have been implementing to tackle the COVID-19 economic crisis. Barcelona never stops!

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