Barcelona

A modern cosmopolitan city ready to meet the 21st Century and has conserved with pride all of its cultural baggage from Roman times to the present day modern architecture.The important economic activity and its cultural and artistic initiatives have made Barcelona a city which must be visited. The arrival in the city of the high speed train brings to mind the historic event of the arrival of the first train of the Barcelona- Mataro line

One can appreciate the passing of time and the different cultures whilst strolling through the streets and the recesses of the squares. These walks give an opportunity for meeting people of all nationalities- for seeing artistic expression and the renowned flower shops.The centuries have left their mark and there are several cities within this city. One can visit Barcelona of Roman times, Barcelona the medieval city, the modern city and the one of Gaudi.

One of the most typical districts is the Gothic quarter where one can admire the buildings of great artistic value, going from Roman times to the present day. Its Gothic cathedral, the Holy Family church, the Guell park, the Basilica of Mary of the Sea, the Pedrera, the Tibidabo, the Palace of Pedralbe and the Castle of Montjuit are some of its emblematic monuments and one can make ones way through the tiny streets which have kept the charm of earlier times , such as the Calle del Call, Calle Paradis or the small squares such as those of St Just, St Philip Neri and Plaza del Pi.

Location: 
50min.