History

The harvesting of wine grapes is one of the initial steps for the production of wine
Catalonia is a land of wines with a lot of history and deep-rooted tradition. Do you think you know the peculiarities, characteristics and historical curiosities about Catalan wine? Discover more! Hola Barcelona takes you.
The Venetian Towers were built to provide access to the grounds of the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition / Photo: Manuel Torres via Unsplash
Throughout Barcelona's history, the two events that should be highlighted and made the city a European referent: the 1888 Universal Exposition and years after, in 1929, Barcelona International Exposition. Find out what they meant for Barcelona and its people and what is left today. Don't miss it, Hola Barcelona takes you!
The Catedral of Barcelona is one of the greatest exponents of Gothic architecture in the city / Photo: Ingo Joseph via Pexels
The Gothic Quarter is Barcelona's old town and is the living image of all the civilizations that have passed through the city during the last thousands of years. Come and discover the roman and medieval streets, Hola Barcelona takes you!
Panoramic view of the Plaça Reial of Barcelona
Spring marks the arrival of Sant Jordi’s Day, an excellent excuse to discover (or rediscover) different literary and poetic settings in Barcelona. Walk through our city and move around with public transport feeling like a character from a novel!
10 secrets of Barcelona you didn’t know
Barcelona still keeps some secrets reserved only for the most intrepid travellers. Some of them are found in the heart of Barcelona and others in little-known corners. Whatever their location, we recommend getting around with your Hola Barcelona Travel Card. Are you ready to discover them?