28/07/2016 - 08:00h

Weekend: Discover the secrets of the beach!

Leisure. Round off a day in the water with the educational workshops offered by the Centre de la Platja.

Mercat de l’Abaceria de Gràcia

27/07/2016 - 13:39h

A new look for the Mercat de l’Abaceria in Gràcia

Commerce. The remodelling project means a complete revamp for the building, including multi-purpose areas for cultural, recreational and social use by the local community.

27/07/2016 - 11:07h

A tool to help with family reunification

Families. This initiative for children and youngsters who have just arrived in the city to resume family life is now in its eight edition.

26/07/2016 - 13:57h

1938-2013: Two stories of refuge

Asylum.Roser Rosés and Mohamed Bitari talk about war and exile. Roser was evacuated to Russia as a girl and Mohamed fled Syria in search of protection in Catalonia.

25/07/2016 - 11:06h

Four new swimming and snorkelling routes open up to the public

Sport. The routes are marked and include information panels. They are located in bathing areas at the Barceloneta, Sant Sebastià, Mar Bella and Nova Mar Bella beaches.

Anti-sexist BCN

Barcelona rejects all forms of violence against women. That is why it is now launching a campaign to fight against sexual harassment during the city’s festa majors or big annual festivals.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.  

Girls in the open air

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. 

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.

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.


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

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.

Beach Centre

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

Hombre esperando el autobús en una parada mientras sostiene en la mano la Tarjeta Rosa

Pink Card

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

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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