Summer

Activities

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Summer in the city's districts and neighbourhoods

Check out the large range of activities that you will find in your neighbourhood and district for enjoying this summer.

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.  

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What's on

Enjoy outdoor activities, festivals, traditional events, concerts, exhibitions and everything else the city has on offer this summer.

Music in the Parks

From Wednesday 7 June to 31 August, the city's green spaces will set the scene for free concerts making up the Music in the Parks season. 

Child visiting a museum

Summer in the museums

Summers are a good time for discovering another, more playful and fun side to museums. See you there!

 

Born nights

This summer you can make night-time visit to an archaeological site or take part in the activities being organised by the Mas i Mas Festival at the Born Centre for Culture and Memory.

Picture of a screening of a film during the Sala Montjuïc cycle, at Montjuïc Castle

Outdoor films

Stay up to date with this outdoor films on offer this summer at the city’s various sites, including its beaches, Montjuïc mountain and CCCB.

Habaneras music group

Habaneras singing

Habaneras singing is coming to many of the city’s neighbourhoods this summer. Find out all about it and enjoy it!

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.

A Modernista building staircase

Modernism for you to enjoy this summer

The Barcelona Modernista Route is back this summer with promotions aimed at residents: the best in Modernism for half the price!

Children sat on the side of the swimming pool splashing the water

T'estiu molt

Barcelona has a wide array of activities and summer schools in the summer for children and young people up to the age of 17.

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.

Spaces

A group of young people playing volleyball on a beach

Beaches and bathing

Take the plunge this summer and enjoy the city's beaches and urban bathing spots. Check out the available services, weather forecasts and a whole lot more.

Two children playing in a park

Enjoy the parks

The city’s parks and gardens transform it into a living, breathing space. Discover the green areas near to where you live and bask in nature without setting foot outside the city. You’ll find them all here.

Parc del Laberint d'Horta

Discover Barcelona

Immerse yourself in the city's districts and neighbourhoods and enjoy its attractions and nooks and crannies: urban spaces, cultural and architectural heritage, nature spaces, museums, leisure spaces, events and activities for doing sport and plenty more.

Children swimming in the designated area of the Torre de les Aigües

Cool down in a municipal swimming pool

Barcelona has several municipal facilities with outdoor swimming pools that are open over the summer. Take advantage of them!

Children going to the beach

Seaside activities

The Beach Centre provides information on the Barcelona coastline. It also offers a programme of free activities for everyone, a free loan service for newspapers, books and magazines, equipment for playing on the sand and sports equipment for bathers.

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.

Summer opening hours

Consult the summer opening hours for some of the city’s facilities and services.

Outdoor swimming pools

Consult their opening hours

Municipal Citizen Help and Information Offices (OAC)

Consult their opening hours

Municipal Tax Office

Consult their opening hours

Municipal markets

Consult their opening hours

National ID and Passport-Processing Offices

Consult their opening hours

Lost-and-Found offices

Consult their opening hours
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Tax Authorities

Consult their opening hours

Go to the zoo

An enriching experience

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Head up to Tibidabo

Fun makes the world go round

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El Born CCM

Past, present and future

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Discover Rambles ticket

The gateway to culture

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Mnac

Art and history

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Visit the Picasso Museum

Enjoy art

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BCN MAP

All the map information on the city

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Find your concert!

The best in music at the Pedralbes Festival

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Be surprised!

Check out everything going on

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Come along to the Botanical Gardens

You will find every aspect of the world’s Mediterraneans

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