Barcelona city guide

Getting Around Barcelona

Barcelona and Catalonia practical information

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!

  • Barcelona Local Holidays


    Barcelona holidays calendar for 2017

  • Usual vocabulary in Catalan and Castilian


    Usual vocabulary in Catalan and Spanish

  • All about food and drink in Barcelona

    Food and drink

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

  • All information about Barcelona El Prat airport

    Barcelona Airport

    All information about Barcelona El Prat airport- BCN

  • Small tips between friends


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

  • Barcelona Taxis

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

  • Metro in Barcelona

    Metro in Barcelona


    Metro in Barcelona: map of the metro network

  • Barcelona Maps

    Maps of Barcelona

    Maps of Barcelona - City maps of Barcelona

  • Formalities to go to  Barcelona


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

  • Currency, banks, change in Barcelona...


    Currency, banks, change in Barcelona...

  • Your Budget in Barcelona


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

  • Barcelona Health - Pharmacies and Hospitals


    Health - 24 hour Pharmacies and Emergency Hospitals

  • Useful numbers to know in Barcelona

    Useful numbers

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

  • Few numbers about economy of Catalonia


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

  • Barcelona in figures

    Barcelona in figures

    Catalonia and Barcelona in figures: surface, population, inhabitants...

  • All about political Institutions in Catalonia

    Political Institutions

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


We Recommend

These are the most recommended things to do in Barcelona for your holidays.

    Hotels in the city centre

    Hotels in the city centre

    Our selection of the best hotels

    Let us show you our selection of hotels we recommend in the city centre of Barcelona! Lodging in the city centre will be the way to assure the visit of most of the major monuments by walking..

  • FC Barcelona Football tickets
    25/01/2018 FC Barcelona VS RCD Espanyol

    FC Barcelona next match

    Spanish Cup Tickets - 25/01/2018

    FC Barcelona Tickets - Copa del Rey
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  • FC Barcelona champions league football tickets
    14/03/2018 FC Barcelona VS Chelsea FC

    FC Barcelona next champion league match

    Champions League Tickets - 14/03/2018

    FC Barcelona Tickets - Champions League
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  • Parclick


    Park in Barcelona through Parclick

    • Car, Van or Caravan
    • Guarded parking
    • Free Cancellation
    • Guaranteed parking space

    If you come to Barcelona with a vehicle, park close to your destination at the best price. With Parclick, you can save up to 70% of the official price and guarantee your parking space. More than 125 car parks are awaiting you!



  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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