Barcelona is a city full of original leisure offers that encourage tourists to visit it again and again. Overlooking the Mediterranean and known for Gaudí and his modernist architecture, Barcelona is one of Europe’s trendiest capitals. The city is the center of new trends in the world of culture, fashion and gastronomy.
It combines the creativity of its artists and designers with respect and care for historic premises. In this city, the charm and tranquility of the historic centre, the avant-garde of the most modern neighborhoods and the urban rhythm of one of the most visited cities in the world coexist. An always trendy destination Barcelona is the showcase for the latest in fashion.
Strolling through its streets means discovering a world of infinite possibilities in the field of shopping. From areas full of glamor and big names with iconic shops in emblematic buildings, such as the famous Paseo de Gracia or Avenida Diagonal, to alternative and innovative projects in areas such as the Born district. Traditional shops also abound in Barcelona, with the possibility of visiting centuries-old places and ateliers that surprise with their high care and attention to detail. The Mediterranean character and intense atmosphere of its streets are also trendy.
The possibilities are almost endless and range from classic visits, such as a stroll down Las Ramblas or traditional markets such as La Boquería, to relaxing breaks on the beach or in the many outdoor terraces of the old town. Furthermore, it is possible to discover the city in an original way with the program of visits offered by the Barcelona Tourist Office. The proposals include guided and thematic itineraries, trips in vintage cars, segways or bicycles, trips on a sailing boat or helicopter flights. A city to return to Barcelona attracts attention thanks to its must-see monuments, such as the Sagrada Familia, Park Güell, Casa Batlló and La Pedrera.
Those who visit it, however, discover a city that always has some pleasant surprises in store for every trip. Walks by the sea, evenings spent on the terraces overlooking the city skyline, large green spaces such as the Parc de Montjüic or Ciutadella, the marina, the Port Olímpic of Barcelona or everything to do with FC Barcelona are possibilities to enjoy new experiences with each visit. The gastronomic offer is also very varied and combines world-renowned haute cuisine restaurants, traditional establishments offering Catalan dishes, gourmet markets, restaurants where you can discover the world through flavours…
The cultural agenda includes important art centers, such as the Picasso Museum, the National Art Museum of Catalonia or CaixaForum, a wide range of festivals and one of Spain’s largest opera houses, the Gran Teatre del Liceu.