Getting Around Barcelona

Barcelona and Catalonia practical information

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All about Barcelona and Catalonia: facts, tips, weather...


Catalonia and its capital Barcelona show a dynamism envied in the peninsula. Open to every innovation, welcoming, plural, diverse. A region and a city to live and share. 


 The headings in this chapter will enable you to discover Barcelona before your arrival!

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City Guide - All about

  • Usual vocabulary in Catalan and Spanish

  • All about food and drink in Barcelona: Catalonian dishes, usual soft drinks, alcoholic beverages...

  • Small tips between friends: schedules for meals, dinner time, tip to give or not...

  • All you need to know about Barcelona Taxis: fares, how to catch a cab, lost and found...

  • Formalities to go to Barcelona and Spain, indentity card, passport...

  • Currency, banks, change in Barcelona...

  • Your Budget in Barcelona: prices, VAT (IVA), lodging in Barcelona, food in Barcelona, average prices...

  • Health - 24 hour Pharmacies and Emergency Hospitals

  • Useful numbers to know in Barcelona: phones numbers, emergency phones...

  • Few numbers about the economy of Catalonia: National production, employment...

  • Political Institutions in Catalonia: The Estatut d'Autonomia, the President of the Generalitat, the Council, the Parliament...

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  1. WARRNING - DANIEL-26.5.11 (27 May 2011 - 11:47)

    Beware all arriving to Barcelona
    A new method to steal your money.something that happened to me and another couple last week after we finnish to eat in restaurant neer the marina in marina ave This is the method:
    a young man looks like a student ask you where is the way to some famous place
    ,and suddenly two mens appears well dress with costume
    and says that they are a secret police and showwing you a badge of policeman during saying that they looking for buyying hashis and kokain and want to check US IF WE BUY and while they smelling wallet and asking if the is not fake the money sayying that they are sorry but this job to check us after they release us ,after they go I check my
    wallet and found that the big money of 50 and 100 disappear and only the 5,10,20 left

  2. Well done - Lawal Olami (8 May 2011 - 10:45)

    W'll b d head but not d tail, FCB 4 LIVE

  3. i want to play for barcelona - lawrence charles nyonp (14 Apr 2011 - 10:15)

    my name is lawrence,a nigerian and i am a stricker please i want pep guadiola to give me a phond number is 08169084011

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