The role of cities in the natural cycle of water is crucial. Managing water resources in a global focus throughout the water cycle in a responsible manner is essential and includes the supply of water available, sewer and storm water retention, and public fountains ornamental lakes, beaches and water consumption in the city.
Barcelona city has a rich collection of public and ornamental fountains of great natural, historical, social and cultural value.
Annual maintenance works are currently being carried out on the city's ornamental fountains and lakes. A number of water facilities may be temporary out of order. Please consult the oficial site for more information www.bcn.cat/mediambient.
The Fonts Bcn app allows you to locate any of the city's 1,600 drinking-water fountains.
Discover the spectacle of water, light and music of the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc. Installation created by Carles Buigas for the World Expo of 1929 and now one of the most emblematic of the city. See the schedule.
There will be no shows at the fountain from 7 January to 6 February owing to annual maintenance operations and improvement work on the lighting and sound systems.
In keeping with the spirit of the Christmas holidays, the Magic Fountain is now going to offer performances with Christmas carols along with its regular variety of music from around the world. The performances will be every Friday and Saturday, as well as Wednesday the 25th and Thursday the 26th of December and Wednesday the 1st and Sunday the 5th of January. On the 31st of December the 12-bell countdown that rings in the New Year will take place at the Magic Fountain as well.
Urban landscape. Cleaning and maintenance work will be carried out on the Magic Fountain and the Maria Cristina pools and waterfalls over the next month. At the same time, some technical improvements will be installed.
New Year's Eve. The 45-minute ceremony was held in the Montjuïc Magic Fountain area. The show combined human towers, the Millennium Soul, an exciting countdown and a spectacular musical fireworks display given to celebrate the arrival of the New Year.
New Year's Eve. It was the first time the city offered a spectacular at the Montjuïc Magic Fountain to usher in the New Year.
New Year's Eve. A single celebration to usher in the New Year has been organised for the first time. It takes place as 10.30 pm at the Montjuïc Magic Fountain and lasts for 45 minutes.
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