21/11/2017 - 11:55h

Warning on the prevention of air pollution

Air pollution.. The Generalitat de Catalunya today, 21th November 2017, issued a preventative warning on air pollution across Catalonia, even though the forecast is for an improvement in air quality in the Barcelona area.

Fira Santa Llúcia

22/11/2017 - 11:43h

Weekend: Christmas fairs and the giant ‘Tió’ log come to Barcelona

Free time. The Santa Llúcia and Sagrada Família Christmas fairs get under way, while a huge ‘tió’ log will be set up in Av. Catedral to poop presents for children.

20/11/2017 - 13:21h

32,000 square metres of greenery from Poblenou to the Besòs

Urban planning. The entire length of C/ Cristóbal de Moura will become a linear landscaped garden, connecting the Parc del Centre del Poblenou with the Parc del Besòs.

20/11/2017 - 16:17h

The opening speech for the Santa Eulàlia festivities focuses on children

Santa Eulàlia. Over 900 children from different schools in the city have been tasked by the Mayor with writing the proclamation speech for the Santa Eulàlia festivities.

20/11/2017 - 16:27h

Spain’s new social discount leaves 43% of those attended to for energy poverty unprotected

Energy rights. Despite the new legislation, the Catalan law to combat energy poverty remains in force, according to municipal legal services.

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

Couple with a backpack about to arrive at a train station

Fancy a stay abroad?

A series of talks entitled “From BCN to the world, from the world to BCN” will be providing young people this November with resources for stays abroad as well as guidance in getting back home.

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!

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. 

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.

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!

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Revamp your wardrobe

The initiative is back from 2 November to 3 December, promoted by municipal organisations and teams to foster responsible consumption and waste-prevention clothes exchanges.

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 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.

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.

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.

Studying

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

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.

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.  

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?

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.