About Barcelona

There are so many reasons to fly to Barcelona all year long: exceptional weather, legendary football teams, lively beaches, friendly people, and wonderful historic sights and museums. Things to do in Barcelona? Everything! From sensational music festivals to the world’s most popular street artists, you can find all things in the heart of Spain, Catalonia.

Barcelona is the 5th largest metropolis of the European Union, so one thing is for sure: this city does not really sleep, and it’s for people who live life to the fullest. It is one of the most sociable lifestyle capitals of the continent, millions of visitors arrive here each year to discover the tasty Spanish cuisine, hip clubs and bars, and the most fascinating art galleries in the whole wide world. Even football fans are in for some real treat in the city of Barcelona: visit FC Barcelona’s home, the legendary Camp Nou Stadium.

There are just so many famous sights to explore! For example, there is Antoni Gaudí’s iconic masterpiece La Sagrada Família, which has become the symbol of Barcelona for a very good reason. Of course, you shouldn’t miss the not less iconic Park Güell with all of its inspired forms and colours.

To have a chill time you can enjoy the sunny weather on the beach, and just stroll down through the cosy local restaurants and terraces to the sea. Have a taste of the best local delights, and head to La Buqueria market, where you can find the most delicious fresh fruits and foods.




The best solution for going around the city! Beach is accessible by line L4. If you plan to use public transport more than 5 times, it's worth buying the T-10 ticket, containing 10 journeys.

Useful tips

Traveling with family? L'Aquárium sea life park is a must-see for families with children. Kids will be amazed by the 80-meter long glass corridor, where sharks swim around the visitors. In front of the park, you can survey the realistic copy of the prototype of Ictineo, the first submarine.

Barcelona is the biggest city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

Good to Know

Spanish, Catalan


Time Zone
Central European Time (CET)

Country Code

Electric Current
230 V

Plug Type
F-type plugF-type plug

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