Barcelona Travel Guide
Barcelona has something to offer everyone. It is rich in cultural history and architecture, has a vibrant city atmosphere, but also offers enticing Mediterranean beaches with a pleasant all year round climate.
North-east coast of Spain
Mediterranean climate – mild winters (average 15-20 degrees Celsius), hot summers (average 27-30 degrees Celsius)
GMT +1 hrs
The airport is situated 8miles south west of City Centre. Buses, taxis and shuttles are available and take 20-40minutes.
A wide range of hostels, apartments and hotels are available. Quality is good and prices are moderate.
Fantastic architecture including the famous Gaudi Church (El Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família), Monuments, Museums, Art Galleries, Montjuic Castle, the Olympic Port, Amusement Parks, Planetariums.
Barcelona has an abundance of boutiques, shopping centres and markets to entice the keen shopper. It also has great restaurants and street cafes serving both local and international cuisine, lively night life with plenty of bars and discos to explore.
Take a walk around the Ramblas in the city centre steeped in history, or El Born for a taste of old Barcelona. Private tours of the city are also available.
An exciting place for all the family and offers both a cultural experience as well as plenty of leisure activities.
Public transport includes buses, metro and trains. Car hire is also available.