Two thousand years later, numerous archaeological remains tell us about a flourishing colony known as Barcino.
The city walls conceal the splendour of palazzos and Gothic churches.
Discover a vast, open-air museum of architecture. The Eixample, the Quadrat d'Or and many more… will amaze you.
The modern Barcelona of the 20th and 21st centuries has set the benchmark for European cities and continues to keep its eyes on the future.
The foremost genius of modernisme chose Barcelona as the setting for a body of work which remains unmatched today.
The genius who reinvented painting trained as an artist painting the light of Barcelona. Today you can follow in his footsteps.
Works by the great Barcelona artist can be discovered in many places around the city. Look for them in museums and in outdoor spaces.
The bustle of Barcelona coexists with the peace and tranquillity of its parks: hundreds of hidden corners to energise you.
The Catalan capital is also a culinary capital: prestigious chefs serve up our traditional cuisine and the flavours from around the world. Can you decide on one?
Barcelona offers you very interesting options for every period of the year. Here are a few suggestions:
- The Gaudí’s masterpiece
- Boat rides around Barcelona harbour
- Wine and cava near Barcelona
- Classical guitar at the Museus de la Música
Make the most of the winter sunshine and take a stroll along Barcelona’s beaches and through its parks. Discover the seasonal cuisine or take a short trip out of town. Do you want more?
- ENETS. 5-7 March 2014
11th Annual Conference of the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society.
- EWEA. 10-13 March 2014
Europe’s premier wind energy annual event.
- Zurich Marató Barcelona. 16 March 2014
The key competition in athletics where amateur runners are the protagonists.
- 36 Cursa El Corte Inglés. 6 April 2014
One of Barcelona’s most important fun runs.