21/07/2016 - 12:28h

Weekend: Popular culture fills the streets of the city!

Culture. Giants, traditional music, classical music and the philosophy of Ramon Llull are all on the agenda this weekend.

19/07/2016 - 17:01h

Nou Barris now officially includes Plaça de la República

Memory. The First Deputy Mayor, Gerardo Pisarello, and the Councillor for Nou Barris, Janet Sanz, unveiled the plaques in the square formerly called ‘Plaça de Llucmajor’.

19/07/2016 - 16:30h

The Llevant beach opens up to dogs

Animals. The new space is fenced off and signposted and has showers, a drinking facility for dogs and other adapted features.

20/07/2016 - 20:02h

Support for British companies based in Barcelona in a potential post-Brexit scenario

Business. The Deputy Mayor for Enterprise, Culture and Innovation, Jaume Collboni, met representatives from British businesses operating in Barcelona.

19/07/2016 - 16:38h

Continuing the fight against male violence through the summer

Equality. Barcelona rejects male violence and during the summer months a campaign is being run to combat harassment at local festivals.

Detail of a festa major decoration

Festa Majors

Find out about the wide range of festa majors on big annual festivals taking place in Barcelona’s districts and neighbourhoods and take advantage of the good weather for enjoying them.  

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Public housing

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

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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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Youth work in summer

The place with information, tools and resources for young people designed to help them enter the labour market, especially in the summer. 

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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.

Beach Centre

Gen up on the activities and free services offered by the Beach Centre, the Barcelona coastline information centre.

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Financial aid for revamping

Check out the financial aid available for revamping flats and buildings to improve citizens' quality of life.

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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.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

A commitment to climate

A roadmap signed between Barcelona City Council and 800 citizen associations to fight the effects of climate change.

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.


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

Co-creation at Fab Ateneus

A co-creation network for putting collective intelligence at the service of the city and its neighbourhoods.

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Pink Card

A higher minimum-income limit for free and discounted Pink Cards, now available to even more people.

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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