Culture of Catalonia. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces
Through efforts of local residents Catalunya has managed to keep a lot of precious historical monuments attracting thousands of travelers to this picturesque region. Charming ancient towns and beautiful castles, unique natural resources and cultural centers with collections of artifacts make a stay in lovely Catalunya special.
There are more than 5,000 hotels and inns in Catalonia. There are unique historic hotels, romantic villas and original accommodation places among them, so discerning tourists won’t … Open
Catalunya is the major tourist center of Spain. There are many popular Mediterranean resorts on its territory. This region is famous for its interesting history, centuries-old traditions, … Open
City tours, excursions and tickets in Catalonia and surroundings
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Unique spots in Catalonia and near
Monasterio de MontserratFrom the series “The most remote monasteries and temples in the world”
Check on the map: Distance from Catalonia center - 26.3 km.The monastery borders with a nature reserve and is under state protection. A hundred years ago pilgrims had to go on foot to get to the monastery. Today, many people deter from modern technology and prefer climbing the mountain to overcome themselves. … Read further
Catalunya en MiniaturaFrom the series “Famous miniature museums of architectural objects and cities”
Check on the map: Distance from Catalonia center - 46.4 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
Park GuellFrom the series “Top 16 most unusual and original parks and gardens”
Check on the map: Distance from Catalonia center - 56.2 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
Photogallery of cultural heritage of Catalonia
Culture guide to Catalonia. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Catalonia: temples, museums, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Catalonia. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!