25/06/2017 - 10:37h

Minimum services for the metro strike on Monday 26 June

Mobilitat. Strike action is planned for three time periods, during the morning and afternoon rush hours (40% of services running) and in the evening (20% of regular services).

22/06/2017 - 09:56h

Weekend: Local festivals in the old quarter and La Marina to welcome the summer!

Popular festivals. The neighbourhood of Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera is holding its local festival. Summer brings festivals in the old quarter and the neighbourhood of La Marina, the first big event being a popular...

21/06/2017 - 15:44h

Mobility scooters get access to public transport

Mobility. As from 26 June a pilot scheme means people with reduced mobility and who have authorised mobility scooters can use the metro and bus networks the same way wheelchair users do.

20/06/2017 - 16:54h

The transformation of La Mar Bella school gets under way

Poblenou. The demolition of the Sant Bernat Calbó church means a transformation and new facilities for the school.

22/06/2017 - 18:03h

All set for Sant Joan

A total of 27 bonfires will be lit around the city on the most magical night of the year. The City Council will be ensuring safety by laying on extra police, fire, cleaning and public transport services.

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.

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Public housing

All the information on public housing in Barcelona: rented and officially protected flats, grants, housing offices and lots more.

Bon Pastor neighborhood

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.

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!

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.

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.

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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.

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Barcelona, zero waste

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

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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.

Students playing with a skeleton in a classroom.

Studying

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

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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.

Square of one of the city neighbourhoods

Districts and neighbourhoods

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

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.

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+Sustainable Barcelona Map

Check out the initiatives under way in Barcelona to make the city more sustainable. Want to help?

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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.