- What to see
- Where to sleep
- Travel Tips
- Art and architecture
- Catalan Culture
- Living in Barcelona
- Special Guides
- Study in Barcelona
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 41 articles ➯How to get a NIE in Barcelona How to emerge victorious in the quest for a NIE in Barcelona
Study in Barcelona 9 articles ➯The best ways to learn Spanish in Barcelona Do you know the best way to learn Spanish in Barcelona?
Special Guides 58 articles ➯Veneto and Lombardy in Search of Independence What are the European regions that dream, like Catalonia, of a form of independence?
Curiosities 25 articles ➯What to do in Barcelona: Autumn and Winter What to do in Barcelona in autumn and winter, despite the lower temperatures
Art and architecture 19 articles ➯All about Casa Vicens by Gaudí All there is to now about Casa Vicens, one of the first of Gaudí's works in Barcelona.
Gastronomy 15 articles ➯Top 5 of the best places for Churros in Barcelona Discover where to enjoy the best chocolate with churros in town!
History 10 articles ➯Barcino to Barcelona: 2000 years of history Barcelona has transformed substantially in 2000 years. Discover the changes in this article.
Catalan Culture 16 articles ➯All about the Three Wise Men Other than Santa Clause, the Three Wise men are also celebrated in Spain on The Epiphany