A Gothic and Modernist marvel on the Mediterranean Sea, this city is amongst the oldest in Europe. Barcelona is effortlessly cool with an artsy cosmopolitan vibe and distinctly local traditions. Its world-renowned culinary scene and a sizzling Mediterranean lifestyle will rouse you from the deepest siesta.
From its medieval Gothic quarter, probably the most fascinating in Europe, the historic old town of narrow streets and alleys, to its world famous art-nouveau buildings, Barcelona is a city of contrasts and unrivalled artistic beauty and diversity.
Picasso, Miró, Dalí, and Gaudí are among the internationally renowned artists who contributed to the creative vitality of Barcelona and the flourishing of Catalan culture at the time when the city reigned as one of the most dynamic centres of modernist art inEurope.