second largest city. It features historical structures mixed with magnificent Barcelona hotels. Being one of Spain’s leading tourist destinations, Barcelona treats visitors to countless sites and activities.
A Roman town during the ancient times, Barcelona underwent transformation prior to its hosting of the 1992 Summer Olympics. The sporting event placed Barcelona in the limelight, catapulting it to the 4th most visited place in Europe.
Tourists may visit it all-year round; yet, it is highly recommended to fly to this colourful Spanish city from June to September. Barcelona hotels
offer cheaper rates by August as it is a down time in the city, wherein locals vacation to other places. Still, plenty of tourists visit during this month. Tourists enter the city through the Barcelona International Airport.
features historic architectural works with themes ranging from the Gothic to the bizarre. The old city centre houses one of the greatest concentrations of Gothic architecture. Several architectural wonders in Barcelona were declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites which include Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia. The Sagrada Familia is an artwork yet to be finished. Its construction began in 1882 and is set to be completed in 2026. One should not miss the Picasso Museum located on the old city centre on the Carrer Moncada.
Apart from marvelling at UNESCO World Heritage Sites, tourists visit La Rambla which is filled with street performers, restaurants, painters and flower sellers. Barcelona
is also known for its colourful festivals which features the rich culture of Catalonia. Meanwhile, nature lovers could hit the beaches in the outskirts of the city or trek the lush mountains.
Barcelona is truly a lively city, never devoid of sites to visit. With a wonderful climate conducive for travel all-year round, Barcelona is never without a visitor. Barcelona hotels
know how to treat guests well, an added reason why tourists keep coming back to this historic vibrant Spanish city.
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