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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!

  • All information about Barcelona El Prat airport

    Barcelona Airport

    All information about Barcelona El Prat International Airport (BCN), flight information, T1 and T2 terminals, shuttles, transfers to the city centre, car parks, all services...

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  • Metro in Barcelona

    Metro in Barcelona

    Learn how to get around Barcelona's metro: map, hours, fares, lines and stations and where to buy your metro tickets.

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  • Barcelona Taxis

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

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  • Barcelona Maps

    Maps of Barcelona

    Maps of Barcelona - City maps of Barcelona

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  • Barcelona Local Holidays

    Holidays

    Barcelona holidays calendar for 2018

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  • Usual vocabulary in Catalan and Castilian

    Language

    Usual vocabulary in Catalan and Spanish

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  • All about food and drink in Barcelona

    Food and drink

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

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  • Small tips between friends

    Tips

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

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  • Formalities to go to  Barcelona

    Formalities

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

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  • Currency, banks, change in Barcelona...

    Money

    Currency, banks, change in Barcelona...

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  • Your Budget in Barcelona

    Budget

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

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  • Barcelona Health - Pharmacies and Hospitals

    Health

    Health - 24 hour Pharmacies and Emergency Hospitals

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  • Useful numbers to know in Barcelona

    Useful numbers

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

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  • Few numbers about economy of Catalonia

    Economy

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

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  • Barcelona in figures

    Barcelona in figures

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

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  • 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...

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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..

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    Hop-on Hop-off Tours

    Hop-on Hop-off Tours

    3 main routes, 45 stops..

    Discover Barcelona at your own pace, make as many stops as you need. We offer 3 interconnected routes and 45 stops. Hop-on Hop-off tour is the easiest way to see all the sights.  

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    Camp Nou Tour

    Camp Nou Tour

    Visit the FC Barcelona stadium

    The FC Barcelona club offers you the opportunity to visit its mythical stadium. The Camp Nou tour begins with the locker room then you will follow the tunnel that leads to the stadium's lawn ... Chills guaranteed!

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  • Park Guell Tickets

    Visit of the Gaudi Park Güell in Barcelona

    Discover the Parc Güell in the best conditions by booking your ticket in advance. Antoni Gaudí was a visionary architect who wanted to combine the city and nature to make life more pleasant. This garden city is not only a modernist work, it is an example of urban construction that is still relevant today. 

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3 comments

  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 chance.my phond number is 08169084011

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