Barcelona is an extremely cosmopolitan and diverse city with a population of approximately 1,5 million people. This Spanish centre of fashion, architecture, food, music and style, is located on the Mediterranean Sea and is the heart of the autonomous region of Cataluña (one of the richest and most modern areas of Spain).
Barcelona believes in combining old and modern for a marvellous and unusual result. You can find examples of this curious mixture of medieval and modern interest in places such as : El Barrio Gótico, Las Ramblas, La Plaza de Catalunya, the Olympic port, Picasso Museum, and the Miró Foundation. And if that is not enough to amaze you, take a look at the various architectural works of Antonio Gaudí, such as El Parque Güell, La Sagrada Familia" and La Pedrera.
Visitors of this unforgettable city can also enjoy Barcelona's stunning white beaches, one of the many reasons Barcelona remains one of the most visited cities in Spain. Barcelona is more than just a single city. It is a collection of multi-faceted and diverse cities. A visitor may be surprised how a modern and enterprising city preserves its historic Gothic centre almost intact. Additionally, visitors may also be shocked by the contrast between the maze-like narrow streets and the grid-like layout of the Eixample, the urban planning "Enlargement" project from the end of the 19th century- The capital of Catalonia is unequivocally a Mediterranean city, not only because of its geographical location, but more importantly because of its history, tradition, and cultural influences. The city offers a lively street life, an extensive nightlife, and an extremely international atomosphere. You will find an endless number of dance clubs, pubs, bars, private parties, festivals, restaurants, live concerts, and much, much more.