Barcelona

Attractions

Casa Batllo

History In 1877 a house was built in the centre of Barcelona on the corner of Passeig de Gracia and Carrer d’Arago, by 1900 the…

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Montserrat

Things to Do The monastery sits high at 1236 metres above the valley floor and can be accessed by train or cable car, inside you’ll…

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San Pol de Mar Beach

What to Expect This family-friendly beach is the perfect spot for a day trip. You can enjoy sunbathing on the sands, swimming in the refreshing…

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Sagrada Familia Cathedral

Antoni Gaudí’s masterpiece is the one of the main attractions for visitors to Barcelona. Gaudí was born in Reus to the south of the city,…

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Sagrada Familia Cathedral

Port Vell

The Port Vell translated as Old Harbour is situated at the foot of the main tourist thoroughfare of Las Ramblas. Many visitors overlook the Port…

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Port Vell

Poble Espanyol

The Poble Espanyol or Spanish Village is situated in the Montjuïc area of the city. Listed as the fourth most popular tourist attraction in Barcelona…

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Poble Espanyol

Plaza de Cataluna

What’s Here Nine of the cities most important streets lead off the 5,000 square foot Plaza including Passeig de Gracia (a luxury shopping street) and…

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Picasso Museum

Nestled in the heart of Barcelona is the intriguing Picasso Museum, this display is dedicated to the artist’s work and ranges from his blue period…

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Pedrera Building

Gaudi Architecture Located in the Eixample district of the city this five-floor house was built between 1906 and 1912 and boasts an unusual façade that…

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Park Güell

Park Güell was created as an expression of modernism during the cultural resurgence of Barcelona and the region of Catalunya. Landowner Eusebi Güell saw a…

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Park Güell

Parc de la Ciutadella

The Citadel Park or the Parc de la Ciutadella as it is also known, lies on the edge of the old city. When the park…

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Parc de la Ciutadella

Palau de la Música Catalana

The spectacular Palau de la Música Catalana or Orfeó Català is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city of Barcelona. A concert…

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Palau de la Música Catalana

Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya

Palace History Located in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona the building dates back to the 15th century and boasts a beautiful Gothic façade along…

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National Museum of Art Catalunya

High up on Montjuic is MNAC or Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya housed in the majestic national palace. The gallery museum showcases mainly Catalan artwork…

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Museo Frederic Mares

  Barcelona’s Sculpture Museum Inside you’ll find an array of pre-roman artefacts that date all the way up to the present day, a floor filled…

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Mount Tibidabo

Arguably the best panoramic vistas of Barcelona are from Mount Tibidabo, at 512 metres it is the tallest mountain in the Serra de Collserola. Overlooking…

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Montseny

Things to do The town sits amongst some of Catalonia’s most beautiful landscapes and is surrounded by rolling mountains, rural villages and historical sites to…

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Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló is an ornate, decorative building in the centre of Barcelona which is one of Gaudi’s masterpieces in the city. Initial construction on the…

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Montjuïc Mountain

Montjuïc is the home of many of Barcelona’s most fascinating structures and museums including the Miro Foundation, The National Art Museum of Catalunya or MNAC,…

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Montjuic Castle

Fortress History The fortress foundations were laid out in 1640, and by 1641 the fortress had played host to its very first battle during the…

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