Essential experiences in Barcelona | What places to visit?
On the shores of the Mediterranean, Barcelona is one of the most compelling tourist destinations in Europe. This Spanish city vies with Madrid to attract the largest number of tourists who visit Spain every year. Over the years, and especially since the 1992 Olympics, Barcelona has grown spectacularly in terms of tourist numbers. In just a few years the range of interesting things to do and hotels in which to stay has surged to the extent that Barcelona can now accommodate millions of visitors every year.
The good weather, range of leisure and cultural opportunities, along with the kindness of its people have made Barcelona one of the top cities in Europe. It is famous all over the world, and is a benchmark in terms of fun, entertainment and excellent and varied cuisine. Barcelona offers all kinds of activities and interesting sights for both families and groups of friends. Its characteristic quarters and streets are ideal for shopping, tasting the typical cuisine based on tapas, its bustling night-life and its burgeoning range of wines. Visitors looking for an unbeatable leisure opportunity can enjoy its many monuments, museums and emblematic buildings by day, and take in one of its many restaurants and clubs by night.