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Practical guide / Useful information about Barcelona

Useful information about Barcelona

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

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    History of Barcelona

    The cradle of Catalan culture, amongst many other cultures and civilisations, and a witness to major transformations such as the Industrial Revolution or the Civil War amongst many others, Barcelona has a fascinating history. Find out more about it!

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    Barcelona’s climate

    The Mediterranean sea breezes mean that Barcelona enjoys pleasant weather. Find out for yourself and check the forecast!

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    Language

    There are two official languages in Catalonia: Catalan and Spanish, and there are more and more people in the region who understand and speak English. You’re sure to get by.

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    Customs

    Prices and long hours to shop and eat… and to work! Get an insight into the routine and the way people live in Barcelona.

  • Addresses of interest

    Here you'll find links, lists of addresses and other information that will help you to organise your trip to Barcelona.