23/05/2017 - 16:13h

Plan to guarantee the right to offer and receive dignified care

Social rights. Sixty measures will put care at the heart of municipal policies between now and 2020.

24/05/2017 - 19:32h

The new Mercat de Sant Antoni opens in April 2018

Markets. The new market will open once work concludes in the surrounding area, which includes traffic calming in C/ Tamarit and C/ Comte Borrell and turning the junction into a square.

24/05/2017 - 19:03h

Towards a new usage plan to avoid gentrification

Ciutat Vella. The lack of services for local residents and the poor construction quality of buildings means finding solutions one case at a time, defining uses without generating compatibility issues.

24/05/2017 - 15:03h

Nearly 90% of families get their first choice of school

Education. Out of the 12,813 applications for P3 places, 91.6% of families got one of their chosen options, while 88.2% of the 6,748 applications for ESO places got their first choice.

22/05/2017 - 16:13h

A study concludes that the tram along Av. Diagonal would improve public transport

Mobility. The time needed to get from Pl. Francesc Macià to Pl. Glòries would be 15 minutes, halving the time currently needed to do the same stretch on public transport.

Bon Pastor neighborhood

Neighbourhood Plan

Programme aimed at reducing inequalities between Barcelona neighbourhoods, backing access to income, services, urban quality and welfare.

Revamp your wardrobe

The initiative is back from 24 April to 28 May, promoted by municipal organisations and teams to foster responsible consumption and waste-prevention clothes exchanges.

People on the Montjuïc Olympic stadium’s tracks

1992 BCN Olympic Games Anniversary

Check out the range of activities on offer for commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Olympic and Paralympic Games.

A window adapted for energy efficiency

Renovation grants

Have a look at the grants for renovating flats and buildings, in order to make them more energy-efficient, liveable and accessible.

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Beaches and bathing

Enjoy the city's beaches and urban bathing spots. Check out the available services, weather forecasts and a whole lot more.

Energy-advice points Open video Energy rights

Energy rights

Energy-advice points offer help to prevent supply cuts from unpaid bills as well as advice on how to reduce energy expenses.

Collaborative economy

Barcelona Activa is launching a specialist and customised advice service to accompany and help people to get their social- and solidarity-economy projects off the ground.

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Air quality

Barcelona has a network of pollutant monitoring stations, which enable you to consult the air quality in your immediate surroundings, in real-time. Look them up on the air quality map.

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Studying

 Check out the schools, what they offer and the educational services available in Barcelona.

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Barcelona Districte Cultural

Enjoy local culture. Check out the range of offers on music, theatre, dance, circus and performing-art shows playing at your neighbourhood’s cultural facilities.

A street-lit road in Barcelona

Barcelona Energia

Web portal containing information about how we can save energy, sign up or generate our own, to progress towards a more sustainable energy model.

Square of one of the city neighbourhoods

Districts and neighbourhoods

Embrace the essence of each Barcelona districts and step into the different city neighbourhoods.

A girl drawing with compass

Youth guarantee

Catalogue of activities and programmes aimed at young people aged 19 to 29, to help them to find a place in the labour market.

Row of bicycles parked in a street parking point

+Sustainable Barcelona Map

Check out the initiatives under way in Barcelona to make the city more sustainable. Want to help?

Children trying out an artificial climbing wall

Local neighbourhood centres

Come over and discover your local neighbourhood centre and take part in these welcoming spaces for advice and meeting-up and interacting with local residents.

People on a pitch in a municipal sports centre

Municipal sports centres

Make the most of the city’s municipal sports centres. There are 129 throughout the city, with a wide range of offers and prices.

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Barcelona, zero waste

 Barcelona is committed waste prevention, reducing waste generation, reusing waste and selective-waste collection. Find out all about it.

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Working in Barcelona

Discover the tools being offered by the city for promoting employment, business care and entrepreneurship.Working in Barcelona.

Parc de les Aigües

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!

Discover Barcelona

Step into the city’s districts and neighbourhoods, and enjoy its attractions: urban areas, cultural and architectural heritage, nature areas, leisure, study centres or museums.

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.

Man in an apartment with a suitcase

Public housing

All the information on public housing in Barcelona: rented and officially protected flats, grants, housing offices and lots more.