Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is a cosmopolitan Mediterranean city that incorporates in its urban street pattern Roman remains, medieval districts and the most beautiful examples of Modernism and 20th century avant-garde art.
Once you get there, you are immediately conquered by the large terraces in the sun, the beaches and the hills covered with vegetation. One of the most notable features of Barcelona is the city’s great architectural richness. Barcelona surprises because it is full of contrasts. By using polychrome ceramics, brick and iron, the modernists architects, among them Gaudi, modelled the city in a very special manner. On the following pages we have summed some ‘nice to know’ travel information: