Vibrant, unique, Mediterranean, trendy, cosmopolitan, colorful…endless list of adjectives, all good, to describe this city.
Barcelona has something unique, it is different from any other European city, it has its own personality…and probably the Mediterranean Sea and Modernist architects have a lot to do on this.
The Mediterranean Sea provides the city with a warm weather all the year round. So, it is the perfect destination for any season.
Modernism architectural movement shaped up what Barcelona is today. Gaudi was a genius and he is the creator of unique architectural masterpieces such as Sagrada Familia Basilica, Guell Park, Batllo House and Mila House, but there were some other architects, such as Domènech i Montaner, who also contributed with the Palau de la Música Catalana (Palace of the Catalan Music) and Hospital de Sant Pau, among others.
But if you want to travel to the roots of the city, the Gothic and Born quarters are the key: a labyrinth of windy streets, Roman ruins, Medieval buildings and Gothic cathedrals which will bring history alive. You will be able to stroll along historical buildings, passing through centenary food and artisans shops, and ending in fancy cafes, new designers’ stores, stylish restaurants…All periods, types of people and businesses cohabit in these neighborhoods.
Barcelona will please both, adults and kids. It’s a city which captivates everybody, no matter how old they are or what their interests are. Furthermore, this city boasts great experiences which will make your stay in the city unforgettable: markets and cooking, sailing, wineries, hiking in the natural surroundings, scavenger hunt tours, painting and mosaics’ workshops…