BARCELONA

Barcelona is a Spanish city located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, only 120 km south of the Pyrenees mountain range and the border with France. The capital of Catalonia, and the second largest city in Spain, is not only full of modern services, but also offers places of particular historical landmarks, interesting architecture, museums, vibrant cultural life, pulsating discotheques, attractive boutiques and entertaining festivals. Located in a charming setting at the foot of the mountains, and on beautiful Mediterranean beaches, it’s no surprise that Barcelona attracts thousands of tourists throughout the year.

 

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Barcelona Olympic Port
  • The Forum Convention Center
  • Porta Europa Bridge
  • Barcelona Port
  • Parc Güell
  • Plaza Cataluña
  • Las Ramblas
  • La Virreina Palace
  • El Liceo Theater
  • Plaza Real
  • Maritime Museum
  • Barcelona Cathedral
  • Casa Mila
  • La Monumental de Barcelona
  • Palau Sant Jordi
  • Catalonia National Art Museum

General Information

Altitude: 9 masl Surface Area: 101 km2 Time Zone: UTC+1 Language: Spanish and Catalan Currency: Euro Voltage: 230 V

How to get there

The main gateway is El Prat International Airport, located 10 km to the southeast of the city. The major international airlines operate out of the airport, with direct flights to all the important European cities, and with numerous connections to cities on the five continents.

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