Barcelona Travel Guide

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.

Location

North-east coast of Spain

Climate

Mediterranean climate – mild winters (average 15-20 degrees Celsius), hot summers (average 27-30 degrees Celsius)

Currency

EURO

Time Difference

GMT +1 hrs

Transfer Time

The airport is situated 8miles south west of City Centre. Buses, taxis and shuttles are available and take 20-40minutes.

Hotels

A wide range of hostels, apartments and hotels are available. Quality is good and prices are moderate.

Attractions

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.

Shopping

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.

Excursions

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.

Family

An exciting place for all the family and offers both a cultural experience as well as plenty of leisure activities.

Getting Around

Public transport includes buses, metro and trains. Car hire is also available.