26/05/2017 - 18:35h

Personal mobility vehicles not to be allowed on the pavement

Mobility. The pioneering regulations mean control over where electric scooters, wheels, Segways and other PMVs circulate, as well as the use of helmets and minimum ages for users.

29/05/2017 - 15:22h

High season gets under way at the beaches

Beaches. Services and facilities at Barcelona’s beaches will be fully operational from 29 May to 17 September. An awareness campaign is also being launched using environmental information staff.

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.

27/05/2017 - 10:10h

The summer season gets under way for the city police at the beaches

Safety. Ninety municipal officers will be on patrol around the ten beaches along the Barcelona seafront until the end of September.

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.

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!

Kids of different nationalities jumping and laughing 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.

A man writing on a laptop under water in a swimming pool

EstiuTIC courses

The Cibernàrium is offering you sixteen free courses this July, to keep you up to date with the latest technological trends and improve your professional future. You can sign up for it as from 1 June.

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.

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.

Bicycle parked with views of Barcelona in the background

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Children playing with the sand

Beaches and bathing

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

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.

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?

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.

Studying

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Operator working in a mobile green Open video Barcelona, zero waste

Barcelona, zero waste

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