is located on the north east coast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea and is one the country’s most important cities, alongside Madrid. It has played a prominent role in the cultural and political development of Spain, a fact that can be seen and admired in its different buildings and historical monuments.
The city’s official languages are Spanish and Catalan, although due to its rich history and cosmopolitan nature you can hear all kinds of languages all around the city such as English, French, Portuguese, Italian and Arabic dialects. A great number of tourists come and visit the city every year as well as business travellers and university students.
Depending on the time of year, Barcelona offers many different options for the visitor, the weather is rarely inhospitable. However, it can be wet in September and October.
MAIN TOURIST ATTRACTIONS OF BARCELONA
- Sagrada Familia
- Barcelona Aquarium
- Spanish Village in Montjuïc
- La Pedrera - Casa Mila
- FC Barcelona Museum
- Barcelona Zoo
- Picasso Musuem
- Imax Cinema
- Miró Museum
- National Museum of Art of Cataluña (MNAC)