Information to travel to Barcelona

Plan your trip

Barcelona is the most visited city in Spain and the fifth in Europe. It has a great historical and cultural offer, impressive architecture, enviable climate and a great gastronomic variety.

However, if it is your first time visiting the city, it can be a bit tricky to organize your trip.

For this reason, here you will find all the necessary information so that you can plan your trip to Barcelona and make the most of your visit without setbacks.

To make it easy for you to access, I have divided this guide into sections with everything you need to know before traveling to the city.

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Know the city

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia. Located in the northeast of Spain, about 120 km from France and the Pyrenees, it occupies a coastal plain bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, the Collserola mountain range and the Llobregat and Besos rivers.


When to travel to Barcelona

When deciding your vacation, it is very important to know the particularities of the destination you have chosen. In the case of Barcelona, it is a city that can be visited all year round, but there are certain factors that must be taken into account.


Calculate your Budget

Find out what expenses you may have during your visit to the city of Barcelona. I suggest accommodation adapted to your budget. Also how much it would cost you to eat and travel by public transport in Barcelona.


Airport conections

The Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat airport is located 15 km from the center of Barcelona. The airport is divided into two terminals (T1 and T2) that are approximately 4 km apart.


The Catalan culture

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and as a cosmopolitan city it is full of traditions, folklore, festivals... both its own and those of other cultures brought by people who have settled in the city.


Information Offices

Once you arrive in the city, you may need to consult specific information or maps. Barcelona has different official tourist information points.

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