- What to see
- Where to sleep
- Travel Tips
- Art and architecture
- Catalan Culture
- Living in Barcelona
- Special Guides
- Travel Stories
In this section of the guide, we give you articles with all the information that you need to discover Barcelona. Whether you're a migrant living here or a tourist visiting, you want to know what to do in the city during your time here. The articles are divided into eight sections: special guides, living in Barcelona, gastronomy, history, curiosities, Catalan culture, art and architecture, and travel stories. In these sections, you'll find everything from the best restaurants, hidden history of monuments, sports activities, new places to see, and how to deal with bureaucracy.
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Living in Barcelona
The living in Barcelona section provides practical articles about life in the city. You'll find all the necessary information if you're coming to Barcelona to live or work on subjects like bureaucratic procedures, setting up internet, where to play sports, leisure, and schools
Catalan cuisine is part of Barcelona's culture. The city has an endless choice of restaurants and in this section with provide the addresses of some of the best restaurants on offer. You'll also find information on typical local dishes so you know the authentic food to taste, which you could even make from your own apartment.
This section will allow you to uncover the history of Barcelona, its monuments, streets, and squares. Each article shows the transformation over time of a monument or a part of the city, giving all the information about it. We'll also give you ideas what to do during your stay. Barcelona has some very beautiful historic locations.
In this section you can read about unusual or interesting aspects of Barcelona. Here you will find a lot of information to make the most of the Catalan capital and discover its more unconventional places to visit as well as some alternative activities. Don't forget the architectural quirks of the city to be discovered through the minds of artists, like author Carlos Ruiz Zafon and places like the Port Vell or Port Olympic.
Here you'll find several articles on the distinct characteristics of Catalan culture like large-scale public events in Barcelona, for example the Correfocs. You will also discover the local passion for football deeply rooted within the culture of Barcelona. And finally, what are the typical activities to do in the city.
Art and architecture
There is a lot of art to discover in Barcelona, the city has a multitude of architectural styles depending on the neighbourhood. Here you can read about where to find the best examples of architecture across the districts. There are churches, art galleries, theatres, and cinemas where you can go enjoy art at its finest.
This section has all the tips and tricks to explore daytrips to towns near Barcelona such as Sitges. In these articles you can also read about the history of the locations and discover all the things to do during your stay as sightseeing monuments and attending local events.
There's plenty to discover. Are you ready?
Living in Barcelona 36 articles ➯Finding Barcelona's hidden bars and restaurants. The hidden bars of Barcelona, another way to discover the city.
Catalan Culture 9 articles ➯Crappy Christmas traditions? Barcelona has two! What are Catalonia's Caganer and Caga Tió Christmas traditions? And why are they pooping?
Gastronomy 14 articles ➯Why you should be eating Iberian ham? It's healthy in a balanced diet, has a rich history and best of all it's that not as fattening ...
History 10 articles ➯Barcino to Barcelona: 2000 years of history Barcelona has transformed substantially in 2000 years. Discover the changes in this article.
Curiosities 22 articles ➯The most liked of Barcelona:
Infographic & Survey What is most liked about Barcelona? What's the best neighborhood to live? Are Catalans welcoming?
Art and architecture 16 articles ➯Dalí Vs Miró: A Surreal Battle of Titans These two Catalan surrealists battle it out. Who will be victorious...?
Special Guides 49 articles ➯The major festivals of Barcelona's neighbourhoods Music, Catalan culture, family activities, celebrations... Discover the major festivals of Barc...
Travel Stories 6 articles ➯Costa Brava on the Road - An Epic Roadtrip An unforgettable escape just a few kilometres from Barcelona