25/07/2017 - 14:37h

From the centre of Barcelona to the Zona Franca by bike

Mobility. A new 500 metre section of bike lane allows cyclists and pedestrians to get past the Ronda Litoral ring road and access the port.

22/07/2017 - 10:22h

More public toilets in Ciutat Vella in the summer

Equipaments. In addition to the six permanent urinals, nine temporary units have been installed for the peak tourist season.

mercat vall d'hebron teixonera, obres, renders, remodelació, projecte

23/07/2017 - 10:58h

The Mercat de la Vall d’Hebron – Teixonera to close for remodelling work in August

Markets. An area on the roof top will be reconditioned between 19 July and 5 September, paving the way for an urban cultivation patch.

18/07/2017 - 18:43h

Getting tourists involved in combatting illegal tourist lets

Tourism. A campaign is under way which is backed up by a promotional initiative around the city’s main tourist attractions to make tourists jointly responsible and aware of the threat posed by illegal tourist lets.

21/07/2017 - 14:34h

Towards the public management of water

Ecology. Barcelona, Badalona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, El Prat de Llobregat, Sabadell, Santa Coloma de Gramenet and Terrassa combine to defend public leadership in the management of water as an essential resource.

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.

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.

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!

Panoramic view of Barcelona

Neighbourhood Plan

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

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.

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.

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.

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.  

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.

Studying

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

Square of one of the city neighbourhoods

Districts and neighbourhoods

Embrace the essence of each Barcelona districts and step into the different city neighbourhoods.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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 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.

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.

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.