Origin of his name
Barcelona what is the origin of its name? The origin of the name of Barcelona comes from medieval times, from which most of the Catalan legends that we know today emerge, such as that of Sant Jordi and the dragon.
Catalonia and Barcelona have become one of the most visited tourist destinations in Spain. City that never sleeps and full of charm, without forgetting the beaches of the Costa Brava, so close to the city.
It encompasses artistic treasures, Romanesque churches and great names in modern art and architecture such as Dalí, Gaudí, Miró, Picasso. Located between the sea and the mountains, finding a majestic balance.
Walking through Barcelona
The city is a focus of new trends in the world of culture, fashion and gastronomy. When visiting the city, we must at least see one of Gaudí’s great masterpieces: the Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló or Parc Güell.
In the center, we find the oldest and most beautiful neighborhood “Gothic Quarter” with Gothic wonders such as the Cathedral of Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia.
Take a walk along Las Ramblas, a kilometer and a half avenue that runs from Plaza de Catalunya to the Columbus Monument. A building that you should visit is the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, declared a World Heritage Site and located a few meters from the Sagrada Familia.
Do not forget to go up to one of the natural viewpoints or those located in buildings to see the sunset over the city. We are going to recommend our favorite viewpoints: Montjuic, Basilica Santa María del Pi, Bunkers del Carmel and Tibidabo.
Other points of interest to visit in Barcelona are the Parque del Laberinto de Horta, the Pedralbes Palace, the Spanish Village, the Arc de Triomphe and if you are a football lover, how not to visit the Camp Nou dyed in its blue-maroon colors .