Located on the Mediterranean coast, Barcelona is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. This cosmopolitan city is also one of Spain’s most important economic, cultural and commercial hubs, attracting both leisure and business tourism from all over the globe. Every year, thousands of tourists visit Barcelona to discover its uniqueness or attend numerous conferences, committees and other types of meetings.
Tourism in Barcelona
Barcelona is brimming with culture. It has numerous renowned museums like the Fundació Joan Miró or the Museu Picasso, but you’ll appreciate the city’s love for art by simply strolling through it’s streets filled with history and charm.
Barcelona had the enormous fortune of falling into the hands of Antonio Gaudí, an artist who dedicated his years to filling the city with life and magic through iconic works of architecture such as the famous Sagrada Familia, the beautiful modernist building of La Pedrera, and the amazing Park Güell.
Apart from its museums and monuments, Barcelona is not only art, but also has a more relaxed side shown in the form of sunny beaches that combine perfectly with a delcious gastronomy, details that make the city a real paradise for all kinds of visitors to the city.
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Your Barcelona Guide
Our Barcelona travel guide has been written by travellers who have shared their personal experiences, so that other visitors can make the most of their stay in this fascinating city, as well as saving money.
Our guide reveals all of the city's endless charms, including its top landmarks, monuments, architecture and history. We have also included useful and up to date information on the public transport system, the region’s traditional cuisine and best areas to stay in.
The information provided in this guide has been updated in July 2018. If you find a mistake or would like to make a suggestion, please do not hesitate to contact us.