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Barcelona, has more than 1.6 million inhabitants and its metropolitan area reaches 5 million people. It is located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and less than 150 km from the Pyrenees. Its location allows you to have all year round tourism.
Apart from its natural beauty, architecture is a fundamental part of its appeal.
Great artists like Gaudi, Picasso and Miró left their mark on the city.
Gothic Quarter: In this neighborhood is located the City Hall of Barcelona, Picasso Museum and the famous Ramblas of Barcelona joining the Columbus monument and the Plaza Catalunya
Places to Visit in Barcelona
Gaudi: Gaudi buildings are part of the landscape of Barcelona. About the Passeig de Gràcia two buildings pass not unnoticed by visitors. The Casa Batllo and Casa Mila.
The Sagrada Familia is the most important work of the architect Gaudi. Is estimated to be completed in 2028.
Güell Park: Built by Gaudi is a city viewpoint that combines architecture with nature.
Picasso Museum: It houses 3,000 works of painter from Malaga between ceramics, drawing and painting.
Parties and Events
The most important festivals in Barcelona are:
April 23: Feast of Sant Jordi, patron saint of Catalonia (Catalan Valentine)
June 24: It’s the eve of San Juan
August 15: Feast of the Asunción in the district of Gracia
September 11: National Day in Catalonia
September 24: Fiestas de la Mercè, the patron saint of Barcelona
The second largest airport in Spain BCN: Prat Airport is located in Barcelona. Too many visitors arrive by cruise to the Port of Barcelona. Thanks to the services that this city offers is chosen every year to host multiple conferences and events. Some of the most important are:
Mobile World Congress at the Fira of Barcelona
International Tourism of Catalonia
Barcelona International Motor Show
International Exhibition of Railway Industry
Graphispag Digital: International exhibition of graphic communications industries and
Barcelona International Boat Show
EIBTM Barcelona: Hall of Industry Business Travel Meetings & Incentives
Liber Barcelona: International Book Fair
It is also home to major sporting events like the Formula 1 circuit in Catalunya, the Barcelona Open tennis tournament Conde de Godo. In football the show is insured with local teams: FC Barcelona (Camp Nou Stadium) and RCD Espanyol (Cornella Prat).
Top business Hotels
Hotel Barcelona Catedral, Apartaments Sixtyfour, Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona GL, Pullman Barcelona Skipper, Serhs Hotels Rivoli Rambla, Ohla Hotel, Hotel Diagonal Zero, Barcelona Raval, Axel Barcelona & Urban Spa, Silken Ramblas, Catalonia Ramblas, Eurostars Gran Marina Hotel, Room Mate Pau, NH Constanza, Hotel Meliá Barcelona, Hotel ME by Meliá Barcelona, AC Hotel Barcelona Forum by Marriott, Hotel Rey Juan Carlos I GL, amongst others.