City of Barcelona

Barcelona is a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with Roman remain, medieval quarters and the most beautiful examples of the 20th century Modernism and avant-garde. It is one of the most visited European cities, both for the tourist who want to know the city, as well as for the attendants to the congresses, meetings and exhibitions that are held in Barcelona.

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.

Practical guide / Mobile Apps

Put Barcelona in your pocket! A complete audio guide about Gaudí, all the information you’ll need about public transport, the official guide to Barcelona, a selection of the city’s top-quality restaurants… If you have an iPhone or an Android, visit this section and find tons of useful and interesting Barcelona-related mobile apps.

TURISME DE BARCELONA APPS

The “Official Guide to Barcelona”
The Official Guide to Barcelona on your smartphone, another city idea to provide interactive tourist information, easily and rapidly.
Languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian and German (multilingual edition).Apple store       Play store
Barcelona Restaurants
Barcelona’s official restaurant guide published by Turisme de Barcelona. This app features a selection of 170 of the city’s top-quality restaurants which offer an affordable dining experience.
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English, French and Chinese (multilingual edition).Apple storePlay store

Gaudí’s Barcelona
Official audioguide. – Admire the beauty and originality of 11 unforgettable places, 5 of them Unesco World Heritage Sites: the Sagrada Família, Park Güell, the Casa Batlló and the Casa Milà, or “La Pedrera”…
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English and French.

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Medieval Barcelona

Official audioguide. – Audio content so that you can discover the medieval architecture – both Romanesque and Gothic – of Barcelona’s golden age. This was a period commencing in the 12th century when Barcelona dominated a large area of the Mediterranean, including such distant places as Sicily and Athens, and was an important trading centre in the Mediterranean.
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English and French.

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22@Barcelona, the innovation district

Official audioguide. – More than one hour of audio content about Barcelona’s most recent large-scale urban planning project. The audioguide takes you through a historic industrial neighbourhood that has been transformed into an area of urban and environmental quality and a knowledge and innovation hub. Enjoy the tour at your own pace, accompanied by Jordi, an architect and interior designer from Barcelona, who will help you discover the innovation district.
Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English and French.

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Barcelona Metro Walks

Official audioguide. – With Barcelona MetroWalks we invite you to discover a series of closely connected neighbourhoods beyond the city centre. By combining the metro, walking routes and the occasional bus or tram ride, you’ll be able to discover Barcelona from an insider’s point of view: its history, its neighbourhoods, its urban development… like a local and at your own pace.
Languages: English, Catalan, Spanish.

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