Spain is divided into several independent states of which Catalonia with its capital city Barcelona is located on the Western Mediterranean seaboard.
The city of Barcelona has its own unique history, language and culture as well as a unique mix of architectures from historic Roman foundations up to Gothic and Vanguard styles.
This converts the city into one of the most attractive and exciting cities in the world. The result is a wonderful and quirky atmosphere.
BARCELONA - CUSINE - SHOPPING - NIGHTLIFE
Catalonian cuisine undoubtedly produces some of Spain’s finest cooking. With a port to the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona naturally has access to the freshest seafood. Not only fish is excellent here, meat dishes are also definitely worth a try.
When it comes to nightlife Barcelona is the hippest place to be with its almost exhausting nightlife and intoxicating level of energy along with the local’s friendliness. Barcelona’s nightlife is wild and tireless with an endless selection of restaurants, bars, nightclubs and discos.
Also very common in Barcelona are clubs with live music, featuring a broad range of styles, from jazz to flamenco, African and even classical music.
Barcelona’s architectural highlight is the cathedral "La Sagrada Familia" designed by Antoni Gaudi.
Throughout Barcelona you will find works of Antoni Gaudi which are noticeably breaking with the straight line design concept.
The medieval seduction of the Gothic quarter side by side to this modern design creates a unique and enchanting elegance.
For beach lovers and holiday makers, Barcelona offers clean and sunny beaches close to the city centre.