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?
In autumn, Barcelona reveals its cultural activities and invites you to take a stroll, discover its shops and gastronomy.
- The Gaudí’s masterpiece
- Boat rides around Barcelona harbour
- Wine and cava near Barcelona
- Classical guitar at the Museus de la Música
Take a stroll through the parks, discover new exhibitions, go to a concert or take a short trip out of town. Do you want more?
- Business With Social Value. 12 December 2013
A meeting for executives of companies and organizations interested in finding business opportunities with social value.
- Cursa dels Nassos. 31 December 2013
A classic Barcelona race and one of the most popular fun runs in the world.
- Mitja Marató Barcelona. 16 February 2014
The 24th Half Marathon covers an urban circuit of 21,097km, is the first big race of 2014.
- Mobile World Congress. 24-27 February 2014
The most innovative industry-leading event in global mobile communications.