Some reasons to choose Barcelona
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Themed routes

How many Barcelonas are you ready to get to know? With our themed trails you can trace the evolution of the city, from the time when it was a Roman colony to its present-day modern character, without overlooking the imprints left on the city by some of the foremost geniuses from the world of art and culture. All the Barcelonas that have shaped, and continue to shape the city, are waiting for you.
Roman Route

Roman Route
Two thousand years later, numerous archaeological remains tell us about a flourishing colony known as Barcino.

Medieval medieval

Medieval medieval
The city walls conceal the splendour of palazzos and Gothic churches.

Modernista Route

Modernista Route
Discover a vast, open-air museum of architecture. The Eixample, the Quadrat d'Or and many more… will amaze you.

Contemporary Route

Contemporary Route
The modern Barcelona of the 20th and 21st centuries has set the benchmark for European cities and continues to keep its eyes on the future.

Gaudí Route

Gaudí Route
The foremost genius of modernisme chose Barcelona as the setting for a body of work which remains unmatched today.

Picasso Route

Picasso Route
The genius who reinvented painting trained as an artist painting the light of Barcelona. Today you can follow in his footsteps.

Ruta Miró

Ruta Miró
Works by the great Barcelona artist can be discovered in many places around the city. Look for them in museums and in outdoor spaces.

Parks

Parks
The bustle of Barcelona coexists with the peace and tranquillity of its parks: hundreds of hidden corners to energise you.

Where to shop
You'll find the magic of shopping as you experience the city. Discover a thrilling form of sightseeing: walking from shop to shop.
Barcelona Restaurants
The Catalan capital is also a culinary capital: prestigious chefs serve up our traditional cuisine and the flavours from around the world. Can you decide on one?
Tourist Material
Tourist brochures to discover the places of interest, the museums, the cultural activities and the best suggestions for visiting the city.
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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.