The seaside and the mountains, Gothic and Modernism, tradition and avant-garde innovation.
Together with Madrid, this is the most cosmopolitan city of Spain and it welcomes visitors by offering an endless list of things to do, no matter how long or short the stay is.
The Olympic Games were held in this city back in 1992 and represented a landmark for the future of Barcelona. Over the last few years Barcelona has become a reference point for business tourism in our country due to the creation of cutting-edge spaces and facilities, designed to host important conventions and exhibitions. It is also directly connected to the capital of Spain via a 3-hour high-speed train (AVE) journey: in addition it takes only six hours to get to Paris from Barcelona.
Tourists will find an incomparable range of cultural and leisure options, as this has been a place of residence for great artists like the architect Antonio Gaudí or the famous painters Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí.
Furthermore, there are many viewpoints where you can admire the magnificence of the city or some famous beaches like “La Barceloneta” or “Mar Bella”, where you can go for a swim in the Mediterranean Sea.