• Municipal elections 2019

    Full information now available for the municipal elections for 2019, to be held on 26 May.

  • Financial aid for freelances

    You will save up to 4,000 euros in Barcelona during the first year. You have until 21 June to apply for aid.

  • “Estima el teu mercat”

    International Markets Week. From 15 to 31 May

  • Call for subsidy and grant applications to promote and boost the social and solidarity economy

    Application submission period, from 29 April to 29 May

  • We back what you do

    Barcelona City Council, through Barcelona Activa, has opened the third round of subsidies to help fund projects which help drive neighbourhood economies. The application period for subsidies is from 29 April to 29 May 2019.

  • Together we are stronger

    The BCN Anti-sexist app is a free and freely accessible tool created for reporting sexual or sexist attacks or assaults in Barcelona’s public spaces.​

  • Barcelona Cuida, an information and guidance space

    Barcelona Cuida is a pioneering centre aimed at giving visibility to all the city’s existing care-related resources and making them accessible to everyone .

  • Trips for the elderly for 2019/2020

    Enrolment period from 16 to 31 May at Citizen Help and Information Offices (OAC).


    BCNROC is a platform which includes bibliographical and documentary material produced by Barcelona City Council and intended for public dissemination.

  • BCNexplor@

    BCNexplor@ is a tool for citizens, municipal staff, institutions and companies to gain information, conduct research and access data of documents, images, videos in analogue and digital format.

  • La Gran Pantalla

    The Barcelona International Senior Citizens Film Festival, at the Cinemes Girona from 6 to 9 June

  • 2019 Grec Festival

    If you fancy enjoying a special summer night with the best in theatre, we’ll be seeing you at the Grec!

  • Financial aid for owners and tenants with few financial resources

    We’ll help you with paying your property tax (IBI). The application-submission deadline is from 1 April to 31 May.

  • Sustainability Week

    Barcelona is inviting people to take part in a series of workshops, visits and other activities offering a first-hand look at how the city is being transformed to become healthier and more responsible.

  • Barcelona International Welcome

    If you’re coming to live here we want to help your arrival go smoothly and offer the advice you need to get set up here, from formalities to everyday practicalities.

  • New season at Tibidabo

    The new season at the Tibidabo Amusement Park gets under way and comes packed with new things to see and do. Take a look and make sure you don’t miss anything!

  • Road tax

    Payment from 15 April to 17 June

  • Festival Brot

    Discover the city’s new music talent, from 26 April to 25 May.

  • Illustrated Mezzanine by Pau Gasol and Carles Murillo

    The March 2019 Illustrated Mezzanine features a tribute to Manuel Vázquez Montalbán's book Barcelones based on the illustrations and excerpts of text reprinted by Barcelona City Council in 2018.

  • Popular Culture in the Athenaeums

    The second part of this cycle takes place in May, June and July, with eight performances at the main venues of six historical entities belonging to the Catalan Athenaeum Network.

  • A park for everybody

    Park Güell, a large green space, a historical spot and a place for everybody to enjoy.

22/05/2019 - 15:38h

All set for the municipal and European elections on 26 May

City Council. The electoral roll is made up of 1,144,259 people, who will be voting at 271 polling stations.

23/05/2019 - 13:05h

Commercial PMVs in Ciutat Vella restricted to two routes in summer

Mobility. The regulation affects vehicles such as scooters, electric wheels and cycles with more than two wheels.

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    • Civil Protection
    • Self-protection

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