Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:26La Mercè. The local festival spreads to all the city’s neighbourhoods, with a special focus on the...
Thu, 08/03/2017 - 15:55Urban planning. From this summer onwards, various actions are being taken to maintain and protect the...
Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:27Activities. Barcelona offers various options to practise sport. One of those options is the Ronda Verda...
Mon, 08/28/2017 - 17:35The public’s offerings and signs of condolence in response to the attacks of this 17 August are starting to be removed,...
Sat, 08/26/2017 - 20:28Half a million people take part in the “I’m not afraid” demonstration.
Fri, 08/25/2017 - 10:47People of all religious, secular and atheistic persuations united to pay tribute to the victims of the Barcelona and...
Sun, 08/20/2017 - 15:00Ajuntament. Everyone can sign the Book of Condolence at City Hall for the victims of the attack from...
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:51
“The avalanche of solidarity makes us strong. Barcelona is a city of peace, open to the world and proud of its diversity”Minute’s silence at 12 midday, this Friday, in Plaça de Catalunya, in solidarity with the victims of the terrorist...
Mon, 07/10/2017 - 16:38Economy. Collboni is calling on the EU to enable metropolitan areas to have more influence in designing...
Tue, 06/13/2017 - 12:18Parks. Every year the city’s green spaces fill with music thanks to the Music in the Parks initiative.
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Tradition, music and street arts at La Mercè 2017
La Mercè, Barcelona’s local festival, is on from 22 to 25 September and features Reykjavik as the guest city this year.
Where: Several spaces
When: From 22/09/2017 to 25/09/2017.
‘Twelfth Night, or What You Will’ by William Shakespeare
The Kompanyia Lliure performs 'Nit de reis (o el que vulguis)', directed by Pau Carrió and featuring music by Arnau Vallvé.
Where: Sala Lliure de Gràcia - Teatre Lliure
When: From 14/09/2017 to 08/11/2017.
‘Andy Warhol: The Art Mechanic’ at the CaixaForum
The exhibition shows Warhol’s creative evolution via his relationship with machines and industrial techniques.
Where: CaixaForum Centre Social i Cultural
When: From 14/09/2017 to 31/12/2017.
‘Beethoven’s Heroic’, conducted by Kazushi Ono
The conductor Kazushi Ono inaugurates the OBC season with Beethoven’s Heroic.
Where: Sala 1 Pau Casals - L'Auditori de Barcelona
When: From 29/09/2017 to 01/10/2017.
Visit the botanical gardens!
The Jardí Botànic de Barcelona offers visitors a chance to stroll around four continents in a setting unique for its architecture and landscape.
Where: Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona - Jardí Botànic de Barcelona
When: Ongoing event
Montjuïc's magic fountains
Montjuïc's fountains light up at night in a show not to be missed.
Where: Font Màgica - Fonts de Montjuïc
When: Ongoing event
The first wharf Barcelona ever had is now a magnificent seafront promenade lined with boats.
A decade after it opened, the Fòrum has found its identity and brought structures, transport and technology to an area practically ignored by the city.
The Coll, Carmel and Rovira hills offer the best views of the city and a rare mix of urban life and nature.
Barcelona Design Hub
This new architectural icon in the city is located in Plaça de les Glòries, in the district of Sant Martí, and houses the Museu del Disseny de Barcelona.
Santa Maria del Mar
Regarded as the sole completely finished, pure Catalan-Gothic building, the temple was built thanks to the efforts of the Ribera neighbourhood's marine guilds.
Fabra i Coats
This old cotton-spinning mill has been reclaimed and now houses a cultural centre and a creation factory, among other things.
Architecture and nature join forces in one of the symbols of Modernista Barcelona offering one of the best views of the city.
The Sagrada Família
Gaudí's unfinished work is the most famous silhouette in Barcelona. It has become one of the city's best-known symbols around the world and receives millions of visitors every year.
Once an independent town, today it is now a charming, delightful and truly literary neighbourhood, with a network of squares and tiny streets where time appears to have stopped.
This is Barcelona's most iconic and best-known avenue, the place where visitors are fascinated by the city's vitality.
Antoni Gaudí's genius turned the ruins of a historical Collserola site into a dream castle known as the Torre Bellesguard, or Bellesguard House.
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.
Experience the essence of every Barcelona district and discover their diversity of its 73 neighbourhoods.
Facing both the sea and the mountains, the city should be experienced outdoors.
Barcelona is establishing itself as a driving force behind strategic sectors for the economy such as ICTs, biotechnology and research.
Food and drink
Barcelona offers the finest in Mediterranean cuisine.
Barcelona has prestigious business schools that offer fully up-to-date training in the world of business.
There is a wide and diverse range of accommodation on offer in the city to suit all budgets.
Hidden away off the beaten tourist track, down little side streets, there are genuine.
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