20/04/2017 - 15:49h

Call for volunteers to measure homelessness in Barcelona

Homelessness. The sixth census of people sleeping rough or in residences in the city is being organised by the Network of Attention to Homeless People and is aimed at improving the response capability of services and raising public...

21/04/2017 - 13:42h

The public audience with the city’s youth reaches its final stage

Participation. Before the collective act on 23 May, students from the participating districts will read out their proposals to councillors on the reception of refugees at a neighbourhood level.

17/04/2017 - 11:42h

Investment to promote awareness on heritage in Collserola

Money raised by the tourist tax will be used to improve access routes to the park, signage and the publication of a book and map of the mountain range.

15/04/2017 - 10:25h

A growing number of Barcelona residents call for limits on tourism

Some 48.9% of city residents believe the city has reached the limit of its capacity, surpassing the percentage of residents who feel the city should continue to attract more tourism (47.5%).

13/04/2017 - 11:51h

The bike lane network is growing with the introduction of five new lanes

Mobility. The length of bike lanes covering the city has increased by 21% over the last two years, progressing from 116 to 141 kilometres.

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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.

Bon Pastor neighborhood

Neighbourhood Plan

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

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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.

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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.

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!

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.

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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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.

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+Sustainable Barcelona Map

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

Organic waste

The City Council is launching an awareness-raising campaign, as part of the “Zero Waste” initiative, to improve organic-waste collection in Barcelona’s neighbourhoods.

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Children's activities

In Barcelona, you’ll find a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities for little ones. Don’t miss out!

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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.

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.

Square of one of the city neighbourhoods

Districts and neighbourhoods

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

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.

Studying

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

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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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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 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.