15/12/2017 - 14:23h

An exhibition to remember the Hipercor attack

Memory. ‘La ferida d’Hipercor. Barcelona 1987’ looks back at the attack which rocked the city and is on at the Espai Zero at the Fabra i Coats Art Factory up until 11 March 2018.

17/12/2017 - 11:19h

Data for the city of Barcelona for the 21D election

Elections. A total of 1,125,827 people will be voting at 264 polling stations as they choose between ten different candidacies.

18/12/2017 - 07:58h

2017: More flimsy boats, more rescues, more deaths

Migration. The number of people getting to Spain by irregular means has doubled in 2017. The death toll for the route has risen by 61%.

14/12/2017 - 14:00h

Grief and condemnation over the murder of a woman in El Raval

BCN Antimasclista. The murder, committed by a man on 10 December, means the municipal protocol for mourning is now in place, culminating with a minute’s silence in Plaça Sant Jaume tomorrow to reject violence towards women.

13/12/2017 - 13:17h

Weekend: Remembering Hipercor, circus and theatre and solidarity with sick children

Free time. An exhibition opens to commemorate the attack, while the Ateneu Popular 9 Barris offers a sharp critique of current society and ‘Posat la gorra’ promotes equal rights for child cancer sufferers and their families.

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.

Open video 30 years since the attack at Hipercor

30 years since the attack at Hipercor

Barcelona wishes to pay tribute to the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack at Hipercor through an exhibition at the Fabra i Coats, organised by the MUHBA.

View of Barcelona with a heavily polluted sky.

Low Emissions Zone

Find out the areas of Barcelona and the municipalities surrounding the ring roads where Barcelona City Council plans to gradually restrict the use of the most polluting vehicles, starting on 1 December 2017.

People buying and selling in a farmers' market.

Social and solidarity economy

Find out about and take part in organisations and initiatives that are helping to create a social and solidarity economy in Barcelona. Keep up to date with what's going on!

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.

A musician playing the guitar at a concert

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.

“Bona feina, Barcelona”

A programme to encourage employment for people out of work, by offering financial aid to companies for every new year-long contract they sign for jobs with salaries of over 1000 euros a month.

A group of youngsters play basketball in a park

Living with diversity

Barcelona is a melting pot of people with a variety of sexual and gender orientations, cultures, languages and traditions. Find out about how to live here with inclusion, diversity and interculturality.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

Operator working in a mobile green point

Waste management

All you need to know about managing waste and helping to make the city more sustainable.

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!

Renew your toys

An initiative for promoting conscientious consumption and waste prevention launched by municipal organisations, associations and centres.

Runner taking a break during a run

Sports calendar

Check out the key dates on the city's sports calendar and the spaces and options for getting into shape.

Visitors taking photos inside the old Model prison

Memory programmes

Discover the memory programmes that are aimed at preserving, conveying, publishing and ensuring the use of the ethical and political heritage made up from the past in all its forms and manifestations.

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.

Two women working in front of a computer

Working in Barcelona

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

A girl sits on some steps in a square

Work for young people

If you're a young person looking for work, find out about the training, enterprise and job searching services offered by Barcelona Activa.

People repairing bicycles in a workshop.

Pam a Pam

Find out about all the responsible consumerism and Solidarity Economy options in your area, with the “Pam a Pam” collaborative map, a SETEM and Solidarity Economy Network initiative. 

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.

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.


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

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?

Anniversary of the LGTBI movement

Discover the testimonies and activities commemorating the 40th anniversary of the first demonstrations for rights for LGTBI people in Barcelona.