Tourist Guide

Barcelona guide

Things to do in Barcelona
Things to do in Barcelona

Only 200 kilometers from Andorra, the Pyrenees and France, Barcelona is a modern, avant-garde city with Mediterranean and cosmopolitan character with a huge and wide historical, cultural and leisure offer as its centenary Tibidabo.

Hotels in Barcelona
Hotels in Barcelona

Book a good price, a good accommodation, if you do not want to worry about anything in Barcelona there are hotels of all categories, on the other hand you also have the option to book apartments if you go in group.

Barcelona beaches

But in the rest of the province there are also countless tourist attractions: almost a hundred beaches, a coastline dotted with charming seaside towns or a dozen natural areas with some kind of protection or recognition, make this province a perfect destination for tourists..

Restaurants in Barcelona

For those who, during their stay in Barcelona, when it comes to choosing a place to eat, feel like doing so next to the beach and in an establishment specializing in seafood cuisine, we highlight three of the many restaurants that meet these requirements.

Barcelona Today

We review the trajectory of the city until today, customs, festivals in Barcelona and most emblematic places. As it has been changing and evolving, adapting to new building regulations, development and social citizenship.

Museums in Barcelona

There are about 55 museums in Barcelona covering a wide selection of thematic areas including art, architecture, science, history, sport, maritime nature such as the aquarium, etc. A great collection of museums and cultural offerings.

Welcome to the guide to Barcelona, capital of Catalonia and one of the most cosmopolitan and avant-garde Mediterranean coastal cities in Europe. The province of Barcelona is one of the most developed in Spain and one of the preferred tourist destinations for Spaniards and foreigners to do tourism in Barcelona. Not in vain, Bcn is the Spanish city most visited by tourists. Know its history and surroundings, charming villages such as Calella, Castelldefels or Sitges, mountains, natural parks as Montserrat, and coasts, we show you, hand in hand with a Barcelona and a map, the charms and secrets of this modernist city, from all angles. Symbols such as the Sagrada Familia and the Güell Park, works of Antoni Gaudí, place this city among the most attractive in Europe. Some of the most touristic and essential points are: the Holy Family the most representative symbol of Barcelona, the Rambla in the heart of the city, the Cathedral, or the Park Güell. Find all the information about Barcelona at a click.

How to get to Barcelona?

Barcelona is a very well communicated city, with public transport services for all tastes, cars, taxis, motorcycles, trains, subways, buses, coaches, boats and airplanes, so you will have virtually no problem when you travel to Barcelona centre or the surrounding area. If you are from Madrid, you can click on this link where we explain the best combinations between Madrid and Barcelona. You need to find flights to Barcelona?

Barcelona port

Barcelona is one of the main tourist destinations in Spain. A city that is bathed by the charm, elegance and solemnity of the Mediterranean Sea. The setting for perfect sunsets and romantic encounters. A postcard image that is engraved on the retinas under a pleasant temperature throughout the year. The city of the 1992 Olympics dresses up to welcome its national and international visitors in a definitive commitment to culture.

There are different reasons for choosing this city as a tourist destination: it has a quality architecture that is impregnated with Gothic, Romanesque or modernist details. Visitors who come to the city can take the opportunity to get to know the Gothic Quarter which is the central nucleus where the most important public buildings are located: the Generalitat Palace and the Barcelona City Hall.

In addition, the tourist can also discover the uniqueness of the Church of the Sagrada Familia built by Gaudí that has Gothic inspiration. Inside the church there is a museum dedicated to its creator and craftsman. The façade of the Sagrada Familia is a true work of art wrapped in genius and creativity that you should not forget to visit if you wish to travel to Barcelona.

La Pedrera

There are other places that the visitor can enjoy in Barcelona. Mount Tibidabo, which is 150 metres high, surrounds the city. The mountain can be accessed via a funicular railway that was inaugurated in 1901. At the top of the mountain is an amusement park suitable for all audiences and recommended for a pleasant evening with family.

The Olympic Village is an obligatory point of reference. It is a historical place that played a world leading role during the celebration of the 1992 Olympic Games and witnessed the success of Spanish sportsmen and women. A nostalgic place that boosts imagination and memory.

La Barceloneta is the seafaring district of the capital. A place that is endowed with an intense life thanks to many restaurants and terraces. If you take a stroll around Barceloneta you can see the beauty hidden in the yachts that are moored in its docks. A postcard image engraved on the retinas.

Therefore, Barcelona is a perfect city to enjoy a happy summer vacation by the sea. A city that also includes fashion and avant-garde as a symbol of perfection and solidity. In addition, there is an emblematic place: Las Ramblas, very close to Plaza Cataluña and the University of Barcelona. A way of painting with sweet words the beautiful capital of Barcelona, we do not believe that anyone resists visiting it and we owe that to its great beauty.

A walk through the World Heritage of Barcelona

The city of Barcelona conserves authentic architectural jewels recognized worldwide and visited every year by millions of tourists from all over the Planet. It is a collection of works that have special protection and attention, declared by Unesco World Heritage Site.

Park Güell

It is one of the most universal works of Antoni Gaudí. It's a public park located in the upper part of the city, built on behalf of businessman Eusebi Güell between 1900 and 1914, and inaugurated as a public park in 1926.

Street d'Olot 5 – 08024

La Sagrada Família

It is the masterpiece of Antoni Gaudí, the main representative of Catalan modernist architecture and a symbol of Barcelona. It was begun in 1882 and is still under construction due to the high complexity of its design. It is one of the three most visited monuments in Spain.

Street Mallorca 401 – 08013

Casa Milà "La Pedrera"

The Casa Milà that you can see on Paseo de Gracia, more popularly known as "La Pedrera" is a modernist building that was built in the Ensanche de Barcelona between 1906 and 1912 by Antoni Gaudí. It is currently the headquarters of the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation and houses an important cultural centre.

Provença, 261-265 - 08008

Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló was designed by Antoni Gaudí between 1904-1906 on behalf of the textile industrialist Josep Batlló. It is a key piece of modernist architecture in Barcelona. Its spectacular façade is an icon of reference in Barcelona.

Passeig de Gràcia, 43 – 08007

Palau Güell

The Güell Palace is a reference building of Catalan modernism designed by Antoni Gaudí on behalf of Eusebi Güell, the artist's patron. It was built between 1886 and 1890..

Street Nou de la Rambla, 3-5 - 08001

Casa Vicens

The first great architectural project by Antoni Gaudí, this modernist building was built between 1883 and 1888 in the district of Gracia, commissioned by Manuel Vicens Montaner. It is currently a private private property and only the exterior of the monument can be visited.

Street de les Carolines 24 - 08012

Cripta Colònia Güell

The Colònia Güell complex is made up of more than 20 unique buildings built in the 19th century. It is made up of the Gaudí Crypt, one of the artist's most representative works, erected between 1908 and 1915 on behalf of the businessman Eusebi Güell, the residential complex and the industrial plant..

Street Claudi Güell, 9-11 bajos – 08690 Sta. Coloma de Cervelló

Palau de la Música Catalana

The Palau de la Música was designed by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner and built between 1905 and 1908 as the headquarters of the Orfeón Catalán, with funds from popular subscription. It is another of the icons of Catalan modernism.

Street Palau de la Música, 4-6 - 08003

FC Barcelona, more than a club


FC Barcelona, one of the most visited places by tourists who come to Barcelona and that is worth visiting is Camp Nou, a large sports stadium that hosts the football matches of the first team of the Club.

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