Tourism in Barcelona, a city of wonders


Alive, exciting, dynamic, Barcelona charms with its architectural richness, and its vibrant cultural life. Birthplace of Gaudi, the "city of wonders" is a major economic center. Located on the Mediterranean coast, it has the largest metropolitan park in the world. The Collserola Park, with an area of 84.65 km ², which is 8 times the Bois de Boulogne.

The capital of Catalonia has a unique cultural heritage. Some sites listed as World Heritage by UNESCO, as the palace Güel, the Hospital de Sant Pau or Casa Mila. The most famous of all is the famous Sagrada Familia. Another key location, La Rambla is the nerve center of the city.

The cultural program is also well-stocked. Music festivals, theater or dance are held throughout the year. Known as the cradle of electronic music, this is the city that runs Sonar Barcelona, one of the biggest festivals in Europe in electronic music. Located by the sea, the city is tireless. The Barcelona nightlife can be longer than the days.

Barcelona is also a city of artists. Picasso spent his teenage years ago, Joan Miró was born. A museum is also dedicated to the painter of Guernica and other Joan Miró. City of history, it is the National Art of Catalonia as are many of the original Romanesque frescoes museum.

Sport also plays an important role in the heart of the Catalans. FC Barcelona is one of the best teams in the world of football. Motorsports are also influential. Each year, the Circuit de Catalunya hosts the Formula 1 Grand Prix. Teams Barcelona also differ in basketball, handball and roller hockey.