Beaches and cycle of the water

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.

Water walks

Water Paths|Ways 2

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

Fountains of Barcelona

Agenda of Cicle of the Water

Barcelona's drinking fountains, on your mobile!

The Fonts Bcn app allows you to locate any of the city's 1,600 drinking-water fountains.

Come and enjoy The Magic Fountain shows

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.

NOTICE: The Magic Fountain will be closed until 6 February for technical reasons

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.

Christmas carols and a variety of music for the performances at the Magic Fountain this Christmas

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.

Agenda of Cicle of the Water

News of Cycle of the water

New activities on Barcelona's coastline

Between the months of March and September, the Beach Centre invites you to take part in the many activities it has to offer, both those designed for everyone and those for particular groups. Check out its programme!

The Magic Fountain's facelift

The Magic Fountain's facelift

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.

The Magic Fountain's facelift

World Water Day

The Beach Centre and Fàbrica del Sol have organised workshops and walks to highlight the importance of this natural resource.

Video 'We investigate the water of the beach'

New Year's Even in Barcelona sees 70,000 revellers gather in Montjuïc

New Year's Even in Barcelona sees 70,000 revellers gather in Montjuïc

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 Even in Barcelona sees 70,000 revellers gather in Montjuïc

News of Cycle of the water

Distinguished web pages

  • Piece of Advice of City

  • Strategic Plan of Tourism of the City of Barcelona

  • Moving in bicycle

  • online formalities

  • Foundation Jaume Bofill

  • School routes

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