• Plan your trip

    Will the weather be fine in Barcelona? Will people understand what I'm saying? Take a look and you'll find the answer to some of the most frequently asked questions before you pack your case.

  • Must see

    Wherever you are in Barcelona, there's always something to see around the neighbourhood or district: jewels of home-grown Catalan architecture, modernisme, and contemporary architecture, markets that are a treat for the senses, treasures of the ancient Roman and medieval city…

  • Buy your tickets

    Tours, museums, leisure, entertainments, tickets… At BCNSHOP you'll find the services, activities and experiences the city offers so you can plan your visit to Barcelona. Enjoy discounts and other great offers!

  • Move around

    Barcelona and its metropolitan area have a wide range of public transport options, so that you can get to where you want to go in the city easily and conveniently.

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  • Barcelona among the vines


    Near Barcelona, you'll find a whole host of wine-tourism activities and ideas you can enjoy on your own, with your husband, wife, partner or friends including wine trails that will give you an insight into the tradition of wine and cava that is deeply rooted in extremely beautiful and diverse landscapes. The five Designations of Origin in the counties of Barcelona have a great deal to offer, from traditional wineries located inland to vineyards by the sea, paired with traditional cuisine and cutting-edge architecture.

  • Apps to get around Barcelona

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    It's a pleasure to have the city in the palm of your hand and to forget about the maps, leaflets, flyers and all the information you accumulate while travelling. Barcelona has loads of apps which help you enjoy the city at the click of a button and more than 600 Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the city which you can use to stay connected.

  • Barcelona LGTB-Friendly

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    Barcelona has become on of Europe's favourite destinations for the lesbian, gay, transsexual and bisexual community. As an open-minded and cosmopolitan metropolis, the city offers its visitors a whole host of attractions associated with diversity, freedom and tolerance. The LGTB district, with its year-round offer of services, is a good example of this.

  • The sacred principles of "pa amb tomàquet"


    If you ask any Barcelona local to name the best Catalan invention of all time, nine out of ten will probably reply "el pa amb tomàquet!" (bread rubbed with tomato). More than a simple recipe, culinary technique or custom, the gesture of rubbing tomato on a piece of bread is a sign of Catalan identity.

  • Bars where you can travel back in time


    As we have already mentioned in Historic restaurants and In the hidden jewels of the Raval, Barcelona is full of bars and restaurants that seem frozen in time. Here are some suggestions in case you feel like getting away from the present and landing in the past, even if it’s just for a short time.

  • Barcelona for virtual travellers

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    When we travel, we want to connect with new destinations without having to disconnect from our familiar surroundings. Luckily for us, in the second decade of the 21st century, few of us leave home without our smartphone or tablet: travelling companions that mean we never feel truly alone. The problem is that we may not be able to find a network we can connect to… but this is something you won't have to worry about in Barcelona.

  • Historic streets

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    The city streets are an extension of the lives of its inhabitants; they are part of their homes, their way of sharing and living together in what is, in short, their home or everyone's home. If we walk through Barcelona,  we'll see that every street has its own unique story to tell.

  • Barcelona through a child's eyes

    For family

    Travelling with children is a great opportunity to discover the city through different eyes and, above all, learn about things you wouldn't normally consider doing when travelling with friends, your partner, husband, wife or even on your own.