The memories of an unforgettable trip are undeniably linked to its photographs. These allow us to share our experiences with our friends and acquaintances and also transport us to those precise moments in the years to come. To help you have the best memories of the city and share incredible experiences on social media, we offer you a route through the best places to take a selfie in Barcelona.
Since its beginning, Barcelona has been a commercial city. Emblematic establishments with over 100 years of history, shopping centres, department stores and small local craft stores coexist on its streets.
Barcelona is a city built between seven hills and the sea. This orography makes it possible to enjoy a surprising variety of sunsets from the beach to the mountains, without forgetting the most urban ones. Here, we’ll tell you about the best lookouts to enjoy these last sunrays.
Barcelona is a city that has a lot to offer families. Its architecture, history and culture can amaze not just adults, but also the little ones. If you’re someone who thinks that travelling with children can be complicated, we’re here to disprove this myth, and we propose five plans with a variety of places that your children won’t want to miss.
Catalan modernism has left its mark on some of Barcelona's most emblematic buildings. Architects such as Antoni Gaudí, Lluís Domènech i Montaner or Josep Puig i Cadafalch filled the city with unique houses, pavilions, palaces and parks, which are part of the city's DNA.
El Raval is one of the oldest and most picturesque neighbourhoods in Barcelona. Located in the Ciutat Vella district, it was surrounded by the city walls until 1859 and is currently bordered by Las Ramblas, Carrer Pelai, Ronda Sant Antoni, Carrer de Sant Pere and Paral-lel. Its history is a blend of agricultural activity and the first industries in Barcelona. Today, the revitalised and multicultural neighbourhood combines a selection of leisure venues with the city's most modern museums.
Barcelona is a representation of the Mediterranean sea and has a seafaring tradition with centuries of history. When the city was named Olympic host city in 1986, it launched an ambitious project to restore its coastline.
Are you planning a getaway to Barcelona? No matter whether this is your first or fourth time visiting, Barcelona is constantly moving and changing. But some things never change: it’s a cosmopolitan and modern city that’s open to the world, and that’s why it offers endless possibilities.
If you want to relax in Barcelona and isolate yourself from the urban noise, a perfect choice is to visit the city's parks and gardens. There are plenty to choose from, but here are eight that you may not know about and which are not to be missed.
Barcelona has green areas, such as parks and gardens, to enjoy nature in the heart of the city, and large natural spaces to walk around and breathe. In the municipality of Barcelona, which includes the Serra de Collserola, there are over 1.4 million trees. The most common are holm oaks, white pines, London planes and stone pines. This information comes from the Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications and the Urban Forest Effects Model.