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?
The spring is the perfect time to take a stroll through the streets and enjoy the cuisine and open-air activities.
- The Gaudí’s masterpiece
- Boat rides around Barcelona harbour
- Discover Catalan gastronomy
- Wine and cava near Barcelona
Walk through the parks, discover the beaches, visit a museum or take a short trip out of town.
- Interact Barcelona. 23-24 May 2013
Rendez-vous for leading European advertisers, industry experts, agencies and media owners.
- Euroanaesthesia Annual Congress. 1-4 June 2013
The latest developments in anesthesia, intensive care, pain and emergency medicine.
- bizbarcelona. 5-6 June 2013
Solutions for business owners and entrepreneurs exhibition.
- Gran Premi Aperol. 14-16 June 2013
This unmissable date on the calendar for lovers of motorbike competitions.