Mon, 07/25/2016 - 21:13Homage. A monument at the beach is to pay tribute to the thousands of people who lose their lives in...
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 16:38Equality. Barcelona rejects male violence and during the summer months a campaign is being run to...
Fri, 07/15/2016 - 08:02Circuits. This summer, make the most of this opportunity and enjoy the outdoor gym and leisure...
Thu, 06/16/2016 - 18:52Facilities. As many as sixteen outdoor municipal pools and open-air bathing areas are opening up to the...
Mon, 07/25/2016 - 11:06Sport. The routes are marked and include information panels. They are located in bathing areas at the...
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 20:02Business. The Deputy Mayor for Enterprise, Culture and Innovation, Jaume Collboni, met representatives...
Mon, 07/18/2016 - 13:14Economic promotion. The municipal government is presenting full council with a measure which recognises...
Fri, 07/15/2016 - 13:58Solidarity. A minute’s silence was held in Pl. Sant Jaume at 12 noon.
Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:26Urban planning. The Mayor spoke in favour of an innovative capital, with a cohesive and sustainable...
Thu, 07/14/2016 - 08:03Rowing. This weekend, the Reial Club Marítim de Barcelona is organising the third edition of the...
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View Barcelona from a height of 60 metresDon’t miss the views from the Christopher Columbus monument.
Where: Monument a Cristòfol Colom
Open-air cinema at the Sant Sebastià beachOpen-air cinema sessions return to the beach with a series of free screenings at the Sant Sebastià beach.
Where: Platja de Sant Sebastià
When: From 30/06/2016 to 07/08/2016.
Evenings at the Palau GüellGaudí’s Palau Güell opens up its terrace in the evenings with live music and a glass of cava.
Where: Palau Güell
When: From 07/07/2016 to 18/08/2016.
Catalan popular culture returns to the cathedralCulture. The area around the cathedral fills with popular culture displays.
Where: Av. de la Catedral and Plaça Nova
When: From 02/07/2016 to 15/10/2016.
Summer in the museumsBarcelona’s museums are again offering a wide array of cultural activities via the programme ‘L’Estiu als Museus’.
Where: CosmoCaixa Barcelona
When: From 23/06/2016 to 11/09/2016.
Africa, a continent of contemporary design‘Making Africa. A Continent of Contemporary Design’ includes the work of over 120 artists and shows how Africa plays a key role in the future of design.
Where: Sala d'Exposicions - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
When: From 23/03/2016 to 28/08/2016.
Mar Bella Beach
This is the liveliest beach in Barcelona, a popular meeting point for Sant Martí residents, children, students, foreigners and naturists.
Parc de Can Dragó
This is one of the city's largest green spaces, a place for enjoying sport, leisure pursuits and nature in all its splendour.
The Royal Monastery of Santa Maria de Pedralbes
The Royal Monastery, a gem of Gothic architecture in the upper part of the city, conceals an impressive cloister.
Parc del Creueta del Coll
Today, the old stone quarry in the Coll neighbourhood is one of the most refreshing parks in the city. It has a pool and an impressive sculpture by Eduardo Chillida.
Barcelona's highest summit is on Tibidabo, a hill that has become the most important historical meeting and recreation point among Barcelona residents.
Parc de Montjuïc
Montjuïc's large, natural park is the best site for enjoying nature and culture together, as it is full of splendid gardens and cultural facilities.
L’Ateneu de Fabricació digital
A pioneering centre in Barcelona, the Ateneu de Fabricació Digital in the Les Corts district is dedicated to research and creation related to the digital world and the use of technologies.
Canòdrom Creative Research Park
The Canòdrom, has been given a new lease of life: it is now a meeting point where creative minds and business people aim to turn ideas into businesses and services.
Fabra i Coats
This old cotton-spinning mill has been reclaimed and now houses a cultural centre and a creation factory, among other things.
Horta's old quarter
Formerly a village separate from the city, the Horta neighbourhood preserves its splendid old quarter, made up of little squares and small streets, where life still goes on at a village pace.
Vila de Gràcia
Always full of life and a lively spirit, the neighbourhood of Gràcia has a long history going back centuries.
Castell de Torre Baró
Visible from many parts of the city, Torre Baró Castle is one of the icons of the Nou Barris district.
Camp Nou is the epicentre of football in Barcelona. It houses Barça's stadium and also the club museum, one of the most visited museums in Catalonia.
The historical Raval neighbourhood, which remained outside the city walls during the Middle Ages, is now the neighbourhood with the city's richest and most varied cultural offering.
Popular, multicultural and always active, the Poble-sec neighbourhood rises up from Paral·lel to the foot of Montjuïc, forming a charming network of busy streets.
Popular, with a commercial spirit and open to new trends, the Sant Antoni neighbourhood is centred around its iconic market at one end of the Eixample district.
Experience the essence of every Barcelona district and discover their diversity of its 73 neighbourhoods.
Discover the most important cultural events being held this summer in the city.
Enjoy your stay in Barcelona like any other local and make sure your tourist accommodation is legal.
Find out about the wide range of festa majors or big annual festivals taking place in Barcelona’s districts and neighbourhoods.
Hidden away off the beaten tourist track, down little side streets, there are genuine.
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Born at night
Experience the summer at El Born CCM!
Experience the summer with more music
You’ve over two hundred concerts to choose from
#BcnCiutatRefugiDiscover all we are doing.
Short films in open air and rooftop
Discover Guia BCN
Activities, courses, institutions and facilities.
Responsible consumption and commerce get a boost in the city