Barcelona is...

A city with its own way of life

Welcoming
A compact city, neither too small nor too big, that provides a cosy atmosphere and boasts
significant cultural, social and commercial diversity.

Mediterranean
Displays the characteristics of Mediterranean cities: it is dynamic and open, inviting for
leisure activities. It enjoys a very pleasant and mild climate all year long.

Historical
Over 2000 years of history and preserves important testimonies from the past.

Cultural
Offers a very intense cultural life all year long: opera, ballet, concert, theatres, festivals,
expositions, museums...

Gourmet city
Has developed a style based on creativity, Mediterranean cuisine and considered as the
healthiest in the world.

Avant-Guard
Home to famous people in the avant-guard movements in Europe: Picasso, Miró, Dali,
Gaudi are examples of the constant desire for renovation and creation, a true quality that
is also present in todayʼs artists, architects and designers.

Well connected
Has an excellent network of flights specially to Spanish and European cities. Its international
airport, located only 15 minutes from the city is currently undergoing full expansion works.

Well equipped
Offers a variety of historical charming venues as well as modern and fully-equipped
facilities. Its stock of hotels is abundant and modern.

A life style
Barcelona has its own way of life that makes it truly unique and special.