Barcelona, one of the most beautiful cities in the world

Barcelona is one of the most beautiful and most visitated cities in the world.
It is the second most populated and most important Spanish city.

Barcelona is located in the north-eastern part of Spain, on the Mediteranean shore. The city is the capital of autonomous community Catalonia (Catalunya in Catalan language).

Barcelona is an important industrial, cultural and touristic Spanish city.

Transportation: the Catalan capital can be reached by car, by buses, by plane and by ships. The main airport, El Prat, is situated few kilometers southwest to the city center. National and international trains links Barcelona with most important localities in Spain and in Europe. Many cruises stop in Barcelona harbour.

Accomodations: the city offers a lots of possibilities as accomodations. Hotels for all pockets, hostels, pensions and appartments can be found on,

The most important landmarks can be visited in the city center or not far from the city center. The beautiful church Sagrada Familia is the most famous and most visitated landmark. Other Gaudi`s works are Casa Milla, Casa Batllo, park Guell and Palau Guell. Barcelona has many museums, old churches (especially in Gothic style) and a lots of monuments, fountains and squares.

Restaurants, cafes and bars offers traditional Catalan cuisine and also international food and drinks.

Beaches and the port offers a lot of possibilities for spending great days in late spring, summer and early autumn. Besides swimming in the sea, there are lots of restaurants and bars with sea food, much shopping and boat trips.

Sport at the highest level is very developped in Barcelona. The great football team FC Barcelona is well-known around the world. Both handball and basketball FC Barcelona teams are one of the best in Europe. The city hosts a tennis tournament each April. Formula 1 race is held in Barcelona every year. The Catalunya cycling race finishes in Barcelona every late March.

Day trips near Barcelona: Montserrat is a famous monastery for Black Madonna (the Our Lady of Montserrat). Sea resorts on the south and north part of Barcelona are visited by millions tourists every year. Historical cities Tarragona and Girona worth for sure a visit.

Spain, Barcelona port
Spain, Barcelona, Park Guell
Spain, Barcelona, Park Guell
Spain, Barcelona, Camp Nou, FC Barcelona  home stadium
Spain, Barcelona, Camp Nou, FC Barcelona home stadium
Spain, Montserrat, monastery with Black Madonna (La Moreneta)
Spain, Montserrat, monastery with Black Madonna (La Moreneta)