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Getting around the city

Barcelona and its metropolitan area have a wide range of public transport and sightseeing transport options. There are different ticket types so that you can get to where you want to go in Barcelona easily and conveniently.
Metro, FGC and Tram

Metro, FGC and Tram
Six colour-coded metro lines, a city rail network run by the Catalan government, and a modern tram system: the most convenient way of getting around Barcelona.

Bus

Bus
A fleet of over 1,000 fully adapted buses serve all areas of the city. The integrated fare system means that travel cards can be used on the metro and trams.

Getting around by bike

Getting around by bike
Environmentally friendly, cheap, fun… Rent a bike: you can take advantage of miles of bicycle lanes to enjoy Barcelona and its temperate climate.

Getting around by taxi

Getting around by taxi
There are 11,000 taxis in the city which can be easily identified by their yellow and black livery. A green light on the taxi roof indicates its availability.

Getting around by motorbike

Getting around by motorbike
Barcelona is one of the world’s cities with the greatest number of motorbikes. Why not hire one and experience the city like a local?

Sea tours

Sea tours
On a sailing boat, a modern catamaran or the traditional “Golondrina” pleasure boats, Barcelona can also be enjoyed from the sea.

Sightseeing transport

Sightseeing transport
A delightful vintage tram, a journey through the air or a complete and original tour of the city. Find out about these other possibilities.

Adapted transport

Adapted transport
All the city’s buses, the tram system and more than half the metro stations are adapted for people with reduced mobility.

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This spring in barcelona

Barcelona offers you very interesting options for every period of the year. Here are a few suggestions:

But there's much, much more. Make the most of the spring sunshine and take a stroll along Barcelona's beaches and through its parks. Discover the most important exhibitions and do a spot of shopping. And discover the seasonal cuisine, and see a dolphin, and experience nature with Gaudí? Do you need any more ideas?

Barcelona welcomes you to...
  • SITC. 15 - 18 April 2010
    International Tourism Show in Catalonia. The biggest range of travel options, services and ideas for your free time.
  • EAU Congress. 16 - 20 April 2010
    Congress of the European Association of Urology with the attendance of over 15,000 delegates.
  • EHA Congress. 10 - 13 June 2010
    The Annual Congress of the European Hematology Association celebrates its 15th anniversary  with the attendance of over 8,500 delegates.
  • EIBTM. 30 November-2 December 2010
    The leading event for the meetings and incentive industry.