Barcelona, a city on the coast of northeastern Spain, overlooks the Mediterranean Sea, and is famous for Gaudí and other Art Nouveau architecture. It is known as one of Europe’s trendiest cities in the world of culture, fashion and cuisine.
There is a lot of respect and care for its local traditions through the combination of creativity from its artists and designers. The charm and slow-pace of the old town, the avant-garde vibe of more modern neighbourhoods, and the fast pace of one of the world’s most visited cities coexist in Barcelona.
Barcelona showcases the latest developments in fashion. From glamour and major brands to alternative and innovative design; you can stroll around its streets and discover a world of options for a day of shopping. There are also a lot of traditional shops where you will visit century-old stores and ateliers that will surprise you with their attention to detail.
The Mediterranean character and streets of Barcelona offers full of ambience and new trends. You can stroll down to traditional markets such as La Boquería, enjoy a relaxing day on the city beaches or the pavement cafes in the old town. You can even discover the city with Barcelona Tourist Office’s programme of tours. These include guided and themed tours; routes in vintage cars, or on bicycles; boat tours, and helicopters.