• A new impetus to Creation Factories

    Creation Factories will be the cornerstone on which to channel municipal support for cultural creations, under a modern support programme for Barcelona’s talent.

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  • Strategic Tourism Plan 2020

    The Strategic Plan for Tourism 2020 includes the lines of action that will guide the tourist policies of the City Council over the next few years.

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  • Culture Institute of Barcelona - ICUB

    The Culture Institute was created by Barcelona City Council in 1996 to position Barcelona's culture as one of the primary assets for the development and projections of the city, through the management of municipal cultural facilities and services

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  • Business Suport Office (OAE)

    All you need to set up your company in Barcelona

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  • Meet Barcelona

    A space for everyone keen to discover Barcelona

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Slower growth in tourism in the city in 2017

10/01/2018 - 17:38h

Tourism. Tourist activity grew moderately in 2017, despite the effects of the attack on La Rambla and the social and political scenario.

Mercat del Ninot, venda online

Pilot scheme for online sales at markets

10/01/2018 - 17:03h

Markets. The city’s markets are moving with the times to offer local residents the ease of purchasing fresh produce online.

The temporary Abaceria Central market is due to open in spring 2018

20/12/2017 - 14:50h

Markets. Work will start on the provisional market in Pg. Sant Joan in January and take at least four months.

Strategic projects

Creation Factories programme

This government measure aims to achieve a series of five large-scale goals: a comprehensive framework of relations; a model of communal governance; a quantitative and qualitative system of evaluation; a comprehensive definition of programmes and an extension of the Creation Factories network.

Barcelona: Open City

Summary of the strategic lines for the international economic promotion of Barcelona over the coming years and the action of the Department for the Promotion of the City.

Barcelona Audiovisual

The government measure on cultural matters includes a series of actions aimed at encouraging and consolidating an audiovisual policy. Barcelona will invest €1.4 million in promoting the audiovisual sector.

Strategic Tourism Plan 2020

The 2020 Strategic Plan for Tourism includes the lines of action that will guide the City Council's tourist policies in coming years. This includes the 10 strategic programmes that define the 30 lines of action and the 100 operational measures that will respond to future strategic challenges.

Barcelona Literary City

The main aim of the government measure for the book sector is to put together a comprehensive policy that creates the highest possible levels of complicity with the main players involved in a sector that has great strengths, but which is also subject to a number of technological challenges and uncertainties arising from globalisation.

Barcelona Cultural District

A stable circuit of professional shows and a programme for creating community arts projects, which aims to bring the general public into closer contact with culture and culture into closer contact with the general public, so that people may become active cultural players.

High-quality, local restaurants

The municipal government aims to promote the restaurant sector, considered to be of fundamental importance to the city, because, among other things, it provides work for around 63,000 people and keeps 7,000 establishments open.