Barcelona, the "condal" city
Barcelona has many tourist attractions. I explain all the tips so that you have the best experience in your visits and do not miss any detail.
The Sagrada Familia is the most visited monument in Barcelona. I recommend that you plan your visit in advance. Here you will find my tips on how to visit this incredible monument.
Park Güell is a large park with peculiar architectural elements made by the unique architect Antoni Gaudí. The park is named after Eusebi Güell, an entrepreneur, patron of Gaudí, enthusiastic about his works, who'm became a key patreon of Gaudí.
Montjuïc is a mountain that has been key in the history of Barcelona. Its name comes from the medieval stage of the city, and means Jewish mountain in Catalan. The first signs of settlements on Montjuïc date back to the 3rd century BC, prior to the foundation of Barcino by Roman settlers.
The Carmel Bunkers
The Bunkers del Carmel, are a viewpoint built by the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War, made up of anti-aircraft batteries after the first aerial bombardments.
F.C. Barcelona: Camp Nou Stadium
The most important team in the city is Futbol Club Barcelona, it is known worldwide as Barça and its fans are known as the "culés". World-renowned players of the stature of Cruyff, Maradona, Ronaldinho, Xavi, Iniesta and Messi have played at this club.
Beach and Pools
Barcelona has 5km of coastline with ideal beaches for bathing or walking depending on the time of year we visit the city. Find out which are the best and everything you need to know to visit them. Here I also explain other alternatives to cool off such as municipal swimming pools.
Best Terraces of Barcelona
Many hotels in Barcelona have terraces where we can rest from our visit to the city and enjoy its beautiful views from different angles while we consume a coffee, an appetizer, a cocktail or the dishes that some of them offer on their menu.
The Barcelona Aquarium is one of the largest in Europe and the most important Mediterranean-themed aquarium in the world. Inaugurated in 1995, it is dedicated to the dissemination of the seabed, education, study, conservation and protection of marine fauna.
Barcelona is a city full of shops that survive time and continue to offer the same activity for which they were created. Some of these emblematic premises have disappeared, they have not been able to survive the speculation of the land in the center of the city, or because society no longer has an interest in their products.