Barcelona, a Mediterranean wonderland
Barcelona, a favorite destination for many travellers and it's no surprise - the stylish capital of Catalonia offers world-renowned amazing architecture, Mediterranean climate, sun & beach, a vibrant nightlife, incredible food & tapas bars, delightful cafés, shopping, wonderful public spaces, friendly locals and a great energy & spirit.
Once a small port town, Barcelona grew out from the sea and is teeming with culture & history. The free walking tours recommended byfreetour.com are ideal to get the most from your Barcelona visit - join a lovely local guide to learn all about the history of this ancient yet uber modern city. Explore the buzzing La rambla, gaze in awe at modernist & baroque masterpieces & UNESCO world heritage sites by Antoni Gaudi like Sagrada familia, Casa Mila, Casa Battlo & Casa Calvet or view examples of Catalonian Gothic like the beautiful Santa Maria Del Mar.
There are so many things to do in Barcelona but Park Guell is a must-see - a wonderfully quirky, colourful pubic park perfect for spectacular views over Barcelona & chilling-out after perusing the Barri Gotic, discovering trendy cafés & designer shops in Raval & El cort Inglés, browsing la Boqueria market, viewing intriguing art at the Picasso museum or visiting Europe's largest football stadium, the Camp Nou. You are sure to fall in love with Barcelona and no doubt return to beautiful BCN.