Barcelona, Spain

Learn a little something about this key location

Why travel to Barcelona this summer?

Barcelona is a thriving and exciting city on the coast of northeastern Spain. It boasts some of the most unique architecture in the world.

Consider famed architect Antoni Gaudi’s intricate designs, both designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the renowned La Sagrada Familia, whose construction started in 1833 and is still ongoing, and Park Guell, Gaudi’s surrealist park, with buildings, benches, and fountains covered in colorful mosaics.

Travelers can roam through the city’s Gothic Quarter, the historic center that encompasses some of the oldest parts of Barcelona, with the remains of a Roman wall and many medieval landmarks.

Barcelona is also acclaimed for its beaches that overlook the beautiful Mediterranean, some boasting a lively beach promenade full of seaside restaurants and delicious tapas.

Barcelona’s exciting cosmopolitan feel blends perfectly with its culturally rich atmostphere to create one of the best cities in the world to explore.

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