Visit Barcelona with our guides and discover all of Gaudi’s key works, including the Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, Casa Batllo and Casa Mila. Don’t miss the charming medieval Gothic Quarter and La Rambla street, as well as a trip to Barcelona FC’s Camp Nou Stadium. Looking for a day trip outside the city? Head for the Costa Brava and discover Girona, Figueras, Cadaques and Montserrat!
Are you planning a visit to Spain? Then you must absolutely go and admire the highlights of Barcelona and Catalonia. Barcelona is Spain’s second largest city and one of the most cosmopolitan and artistic destinations in all of Europe, thanks to world-famous artists and architects such as Gaudì and Dalì. Yet the city still retains its own cultural identity. Catalonia has maintained its own language and traditions throughout the years and there is a strong movement from Catalonians calling for independence from Spain. The Catalonian independence movement ensures that Catalonia, and Barcelona in particular, is a unique place to visit and perfect for all kind of tourists.
Visitors to Catalonia can enjoy a tour in Barcelona’s inner-city or take a trip along the Costa Brava on the Mediterranean sea and lie on its beautiful beaches. Alternatively you can enjoy cultural day trips to nearby cities like Girona, Montserrat, and Cadaques, each with a rich history and artistic magnificent heritage to discover.
Barcelona offers a lot to the cultural visitor, since many of its wonders have been declared part of the UNESCO world heritage. Art and history buffs alike will be spoilt for choice in Barcelona. Highlights of Barcelona include the city’s many architectural works designed by Gaudi, such as the Sagrada Familia Park Guell, Palau Guell, Casa Batllo, Casa Milà and many more. If art is your thing, Picasso was greatly influenced by the city of Barcelona and the city is now home to the Picasso Museum. Art lovers should also visit the nearby town of Figueras, where the Dali Museum is found, Portlligat, the site of Dali’s house and Cadaques, where many artists’ work, including Picasso, was inspired.
Not to be missed, visitors to Barcelona should wander around its medieval Gothic Quarter- an area rich with history and bursting with anecdotes just waiting to be told. Nearby you will see the upmarket El Born area as well as the world-famous La Rambla street. La Rambla is a huge tree-lined street where you can find many street performers and pavement cafes, a great chance to soak up the atmosphere of the city.
Barcelona is also a mecca for soccer fans throughout the world. The outside of Barcelona’s iconic Camp Nou stadium is a must-see site, whether you’re interested in soccer or not. Of course all those who are fans of Barcelona FC will also wish to tour the Camp Nou stadium inside!
If you want to organize the perfect trip let RPG help you: we can provide private, local guides who will help you discover the highlights of the Barcelona and Catalonia without missing anything important!