New neighborhoods at the seaside.
Why Barcelona? Why Catalonia?
Las Ramblas, a walk through the heart of the city enjoying its diversity and intense color. La Rambla Canaletas, meeting point for the F.C. Barcelona fans, the "culés", after their victories.
The Plaça del Diamant, a square in the traditional and bohemian quarter of Gracia that gave its name to one of the most popular novels of Catalan literature.
La Boqueria Market, a visual pleasure. Mediterranean food: fruits, fish, vegetables, mushrooms, herbs, pastries, cheeses, meats, pickles...
Giants tradition dating back to the Corpus Christi processions of the 13th century.
Devils, beasts and fire festivals. Traditional street fire dances dating back to the 12th century.
The “Castellers” form human towers up to 9 floors, a deeply rooted tradition dating back to the 15th century.
Traditional festivals of the different Barcelona neighborhoods: Gràcia, Sants, Horta, Sarria, Sant Martí...
The ancient traditions.
Castellers (human towers). Devils. Giants
Montblanc, one of the best preserved medieval and Templar villages of Catalonia, with a walled complex and houses that date back to the 4th - 13th century.
Besalú, town and county, dating back to the 10th century. Catalonia’s prettiest medieval village.
Cadaques, fishing village in the region of Alt Empordà, with the House Museum of Salvador Dalí (Portlligat).
Sant Cugat, ancient city around the monastery.
Towns and villages in Catalonia
Sunset view from Park Guell. The city is full of Modernist buildings and art works.
The Gothic Quarter is full of charming corners. The Plaça de Sant Felip Neri has a baroque church, that still shows the scars of the civil war bombing.
Below the Gothic Quarter is the the ancient Roman city. You can visit the underground ruins of its streets and buildings in the. Museum
The ancient Roman colony Barcino was founded in 10th - 15th century BC. Remains of the Roman wall in Plaça de la Catedral.
Barcelona history. Roman, Ghotic and modernist city.
La Pedrera, a unique modernist building on Passeig de Gràcia.
The Sagrada Familia, Gaudí's main work, a basilica and expiatory church financed totally by private donations. The work of several generations of Catalonia.
Its culture & cuisine. Its neighborhoods
GAUDÍ. Sagrada Familia Church. Park Guell.
La Pedrera. Casa Batlló. Colònia Güell.
The Crypt of the Colonia Güell, a work that belongs to Gaudí’s naturalist period in an industrial village.
Park Guell, a modernist complex in the upper part of the city.
The German Pavilion was designed by Mies van der Rohe and built for the International Exposition of 1929. Mies van der Rohe captured all the emerging ideas of that time: a new concept of space, the use of clean materials (glass, cement, metal), a new volume geometry with pure planes.
The Plaça del Rei, built in the second half of the 14th century to hold tournaments. It’s a symbol of the Royal power.
The Cerdà Plan (1860) was created to reform and extend the city of Barcelona beyond its walls using a grid, open and egalitarian structure. Cerda’s futuristic vision was including hygienic aspects and traffic fluidity.
The Agbar Tower, designed by Jean Nouvel, is an example of the modern architecture in Barcelona. It is located in the technology quarter known as 22@. It has a hight of 145 meters and 34 floors above ground plus 4 underground floors, with a total surface of 50,693 m2.
Classical and modern architecture
The Barça football is a spectacle worthy to watch.
The F.C. Barcelona museum is one of the most visited in the city. It includes its trophies, history and a new interactive mural area.
The Camp Nou, the F.C. Barcelona temple, officially opened in 1957. It has been rated as a 5 star stadium and is the largest in Europe, with a capacity for more than 100,000 spectators.
The F.C. Barcelona of today is the best team in its history and for some, the best team in the world. Their new style of playing makes football an art.
F.C. Barcelona. Camp Nou. Museum. The games
Catalonia is one of the world’s most leading tourist destinations.
Its capital Barcelona is a stylish and cosmopolitan city always friendly to visitors. Catalonia offers many appealing aspects for all kinds of visitors. It combines the deep rootedness of its local ancient traditions with the young energy of a multicultural population.
In a Morgan, you can cross Catalonia in about 3 hours.
We would love to show you all the beautiful corners and their myriads of small details and characteristics. Let’s mention just a few of them:
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