Things to see in Barcelona
137 years after the first stone was laid, the project to which Gaudí dedicated half his lifetime is close to completion.
The park, completely designed by the artist, is a flagship of Catalan Modernism, in which nature and architecture meld together into a dreamlike world.
La Rambla is Barcelona’s best loved boulevard and a good place to get the feel of what daily life is like in the capital of Catalonia.
With a seating capacity of 99,354, Camp Nou is the largest stadium in Europe and the best place to watch harmonious football played by a team that is as synchronised as an orchestra.
Over a decade ago, the famous novel Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones triggered visits to this exquisitely beautiful Gothic church sited just a few metres from the Mediterranean.
The Old Port of Barcelona offers a myriad of leisure and entertainment options, from the Maremàgnum shopping centre and the Aquarium, to boat excursions on golondrinas.
Antoni Gaudí poured all of his creative resources into this unusual building, accomplishing a perfect balance between functionality and aesthetics
Number 43 on Passeig de Gràcia is home to one of the most emblematic buildings in Barcelona, the undisputed capital of Catalan modernism.
Capturing the essence of a country wasn’t an easy task, but with the Poble Espanyol, they managed it. Since 1929, they’ve been inviting visitors to take a tour of the entire country, without even leaving Barcelona.
The Catalan capital’s cathedral—which dates from the thirteenth century, although its current façade was added in the nineteenth century—is dedicated to the martyred Saint Eulalia.