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?
The spring is the perfect time to take a stroll through the streets and enjoy the cuisine and open-air activities. Here are a few suggestions:
- The Gaudí’s masterpiece
- A walk with cuisine
- Medieval tour for children
- Wine and cava near Barcelona
- Classical guitar at the Museus de la Música
Walk through the parks, discover the beaches, visit a museum or take a short trip out of town.
- Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell- 62º Trofeo Conde de Godó. 19-27 April 2014
The world’s top tennis players are expected to return to Barcelona.
- 24th ECCMID. 10-13 May 2014
European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious diseases.
- Comic Fair. 15-18 May 2014
32nd Barcelona International Comic Fair.
- BizBarcelona. 4-5 June 2014
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