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.

  • History of Barcelona


    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!

  • Climate in Barcelona


    Climate in Barcelona

    When is the best time to visit Barcelona? The answer is "always". Here you'll find everything you need to know about every season's climate to help you prepare your trip.

  • Safety, coexistence and health


    Safety, coexistence and health

    Barcelona is a safe, welcoming and open city. Below you'll find a set of recommendations about staying safe, rules of coexistence, and health protocols to ensure you enjoy your stay. Welcome to Barcelona!

  • Pet friendly Barcelona


    Pet friendly Barcelona

    Not without my pet! Barcelona is a city that welcomes pets with open arms. Here are some top tips so that you and your pet can visit the city without a hitch.

  • Responsible tourism guidelines


    Responsible tourism guidelines

    Sustainability is one of the watchwords of Barcelona. We must be aware that sustainability is not an option but a commitment, no matter if you are at home or travelling. Small daily actions are also important. Therefore, we encourage you to follow the recommendations of this guideline for a responsible visit to Barcelona.

  • 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.

  • 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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