Located in the north east corner of Spain in the region of Catalonia this city is rated as one of the best city vacation destinations in the world. The city is a vibrant and bustling melting pot of cultures, sights and sounds, with ancient architecture standing side by side with modern constructions.
The entire area is famous for amazing cuisine which is taken from the both the very fertile land and the Mediterranean Sea.
The city is a shopaholics paradise with large open plan shopping centres and old fashioned narrow streets full of well know high street names.
One of the most famous and cultural icons of the area is the CampNou, which is the home ground of the local Futbol Club de Barcelona. The stadium has an almost 99,000 seated capacity and draws in millions of visitors from all across the world every year.
Aside from football stadia there are other amazing sites and attractions for you to enjoy here.
The famous church of Santa Maria del Mar is an unbelievable example of 14th century catalan and gothic architecture which has been photographed by literally millions of holiday makers over the last few decades.
The city is one of the most famous homes of Tapas in the whole of Spain which can provide you with some mouth-watering rustic local delicacies for the fraction of the price that you can spend dining in a restaurant. Tapas is the ultimate fast food and in this city you can try some of the staple fare. morcilla a la Catalan and chistorras al vino are very popular tapas. They are a blood filled crumbly sausage and a rioja soaked chorizo respectively. But there are many other different tapas for you to enjoy here. Other popular dishes include black and white sausages which are pan fried with local wild mushrooms, stewed oxtail casserole and the mouth watering slow roasted suckling lamb or pig are also worth a try. You won´t be disappointed.