Colors of Barcelona - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle
Indigenous people of Barcelona are very gallant and very serious. They are open for communication and have a wonderful sense of humor. The locals are very friendly to visitors and will gladly help them in most difficult situations. Many travellers, who visit Spain for the first time, are scared of the way of communication, which is peculiar to the Spaniards. The usual arguing between two good friends can be taken as a quarrel - the local residents are very emotional and impulsive. Such "noisiness", which is common among citizens, is hard to associate with kindness and openness in communication of these people.
A family vacation in Barcelona is always an amazing holiday that will leave many pleasant and warm memories. This city has a well-developed infrastructure with entertainment for every taste … Open
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Barcelona and surroundings
Unique landmarks in Barcelona and around
Park GuellFrom the series “Top 16 most unusual and original parks and gardens”
Check on the map: Distance from Barcelona center - 3 km.Currently, the garden area occupies over 17 hectares. It was founded by the famous Catalan industrialist and politician Eusebi Guell. Antonio Gaudi himself created architectural and landscape park decorations. Amazing stories may be told about some sculptures and ornaments. So, in the park you can find a rather unusual curved bench that follows the contours of the body of a seated person. To design this bench, Gaudi asked one of the workers to sit on a bench of the not yet solidified concrete. Therefore the architect measured the bending of the back. … Read further
Catalunya en MiniaturaFrom the series “Famous miniature museums of architectural objects and cities”
Check on the map: Distance from Barcelona center - 15 km.The most spectacular is the model of the Church of the Holy Family, as well as the model of the Park Guell with its fabulously beautiful "gingerbread" houses. Among the miniature bushes and trees you can see a colorful building of the Salvador Dali Museum-Theater. Football fans will definitely like the model of the "Camp Nou" stadium. The theme park is notable not only for the variety of objects, but also for its geographical accuracy. An artificial sea makes it as realistic as possible, about two million liters of water are required to create its model. … Read further
Colors of Barcelona in photos
Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Barcelona. Learn the best periods to visit Barcelona to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Barcelona.