Two thousand years later, numerous archaeological remains tell us about a flourishing colony known as Barcino.
The city walls conceal the splendour of palazzos and Gothic churches.
Discover a vast, open-air museum of architecture. The Eixample, the Quadrat d'Or and many more… will amaze you.
The modern Barcelona of the 20th and 21st centuries has set the benchmark for European cities and continues to keep its eyes on the future.
The foremost genius of modernisme chose Barcelona as the setting for a body of work which remains unmatched today.
The genius who reinvented painting trained as an artist painting the light of Barcelona. Today you can follow in his footsteps.
Works by the great Barcelona artist can be discovered in many places around the city. Look for them in museums and in outdoor spaces.
The bustle of Barcelona coexists with the peace and tranquillity of its parks: hundreds of hidden corners to energise you.
The Catalan capital is also a culinary capital: prestigious chefs serve up our traditional cuisine and the flavours from around the world. Can you decide on one?
In autumn, Barcelona reveals its cultural activities and invites you to take a stroll, discover its shops and gastronomy... Here are a few suggestions:
- Barcelona Walking Tours Modernisme
- Wine-tasting in Barcelona
- Montserrat & Colonia Güell de Gaudí
- La Rumbeta in Barcelona
Take a stroll through the parks and the beaches, discover new exhibitions, go to a concert or take a short trip out of town.
- Liber. 1-3 October 2014
32nd International Book Fair. Which will present the main novelties and innovations in the industry.
- Garmin Barcelona Triatlhon. 5 October 2014
Now established as one of Europe’s biggest triathlons.
- CSIO Barcelona. 9-12 October 2014
The organization of the 103º International Show Jumping with the best current horse riders.
- Barcelona International Boat Show. 15-19 October 2014
With new products and services from all nautical sectors.