About Barcelona

Welcome Barcelona

Barcelona, capital city of Catalonia, is a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with a long history, including Greek and Roman periods, as well as middle age neighborhoods and the most beautiful examples of the Modernism and the 20th century Avant-Garde into its urban plan. Not in vain, UNESCO has declared it as a World Heritage Site for its emblematic buildings designed by Catalan architects such as Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Doménech i Montaner.

 

Since the Romans, its long history and its economic dynamism have provided Barcelona an impressive cultural heritage, clearly evident in the conservation of its rich historical-artistic heritage and in the promotion of the most innovative artistic trends. A vast cultural agenda will lead the visitor to museums, exhibitions, outdoor sculptures… and a large program of music, theatre, sports and dance.

 

Popular culture also has its own expressions in this city, which does not forget its deeply traditions such as the Sardana dance or its Human towers ‘Castellers’ between others.

 

Tradition and modernity also create an innovative and imaginative cuisine based on the Mediterranean diet, which includes vegetable garden and orchard’s products, typical sausages and olive oil. Artisan production and sparkling wines complete an approach to the cuisine culture from Barcelona and Catalonia, where there are several Restaurants with Michelin stars recognition.

 

Walking along Barcelona’s streets, you can get surprised on every step. Pedestrian streets in ancient neighborhoods, green spaces and a splendid maritime facade with modern facilities are a reflection of its integrative character. Barcelona has managed to enlarge its past without forgetting its future position. The city is equipped with extraordinary infrastructures dedicated to host seminars, symposiums and international competitions. Its exceptional public communication networks, Mediterranean climate and many tourist attractions make Barcelona an important business city, being able to host the most varied initiatives.

 

The visitor, business or leisure, can also enjoy the Mediterranean character of Barcelona. The city has beautiful urban beaches, marinas and golf courses by the sea. But for those who enjoy the mountains, they will not have to go far for exploring them, in the Coastal Mountain Range and the Catalan Pyrenees.

What to visit in Barcelona

PLACES YOU CANNOT MISS

1. La Sagrada Familia
2. El Barrio de Gràcia
3. La Casa Batlló
4. El Barrio de la Barceloneta
5. El Museo Picasso
6. El Hospital de Sant Pau
7. El Puerto Olímpico
8. El Bunker del Carmel
9. El MACBA
10. El Parque Güell
11. Montserrat
12. El Laberinto de Horta

13. Mercado de los Encants
14. Montjüic
15. El Barrio del Raval
16. Palau de la Música
17. Mercado de la Boquería
18. El barrio Gótico
19. El Tibidabo
20. La Iglesia de Santa María del Mar
21. El barrio del Born
22. La Rambla
23. MNAC