Almost 4.5 million people live in the Barcelona metropolitan area. The city enjoys a prime location, bathed by the sea and has excellent transport links with the rest of Europe. The Mediterranean and Europe are the defining characteristics of Catalonia.
Barcelona is a modern, cosmopolitan city, but has inherited many centuries of History, its geographic location and the open character of its inhabitants are the reasons why the city is being culturally enriched all the time. It has a valuable architectural and monumental heritage, the most splendid exponents of which are its Gothic and modernist buildings. Five of its buildings have been designated World Heritage Sites. The entire city guarantees that visitors will enjoy taking a stroll around its streets which are replete with charm.
You will always find something to do in Barcelona. The city has over 50 museums, showcasing permanent collections of works by artists such as Picasso, Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies.
In addition, the opera house, the Gran Teatre Del Liceu, hosts one of Europe’s most prestigious opera seasons. You will also find areas where you can play sports in the open air and a whole host of leisure attractions, such as the Tibidabo Amusement Park and the old harbour area, the Port Vell.
And that’s not all…. Walking through the narrow ancient streets of Medieval Barcelona, observing its majestic architecture of the Middle Ages you will reach ??the heart of the city – Gothic and El Born quarters. Most of the buildings in these neighborhoods were built when Barcelona was a part of the great Kingdom of Aragon.
On the streets of the city flies its ancient and modern life, ??entwining past and present, filled with music and scents of shops with spices and tea, countless taverns and restaurants with famous paella.
?ome and feel the unique atmosphere of Barcelona!