Plan your trip to Barcelona, Spain
Regional Population: 1,581,595
Elevation: 15 meters
Time Zone: Europe/Madrid
Local Currency: EUR
Nearby Airports: BCN
Our local expert in Barcelona shares her favorites for Gaudí architecture, Catalan cuisine, chic fashion, hot hotels and cool modern art.
Read how one family turned a stopover prior to a Mediterranean cruise into an adventure that featured a mime and a reluctant 6-year-old Charlie Chaplin.
Barcelona beckons fashionistas and shopping connoisseurs to its upscale boutiques, chic shoe shops and designer stationers.
Tempt your travel-wary teen with Barcelona’s youthful vibe and culture, funky architecture, vegetarian restaurants and sailing tours.
See the best of European football without having to wait for the next World Cup.
From tasty tapas to staples like pan con tomate and bacalao, Barcelona offers distinct, modern Mediterranean cuisine.
Two Barcelona guidebooks as chic as the city itself. Learn about Catalan cuisine, history, art and architecture for your Barcelona travels.
The editor of TravelMuse shares her favorite sites and experiences of Spain’s gem on the Mediterranean.