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Barcelona is the most visited city in Spain (Português | Français), the largest country in the Barcelona is the second most populous city of the country and the tenth in Europe. Capital of the Catalonia region and of the province of the same name, it is one of the European cities richest in modern monuments and one of the most important in Spain.

Barcelona is the main tourist destination in Spain and one of the biggest holiday destinations in Europe. Between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean beaches the offer of attractions for visitors is quite varied. Its famous beaches are, of course, one of the main attractions. Equipped with modern infrastructures, Barcelona belongs to the select group of global cities.

Industrial and cultural city

The city had a marked industrial development in the twentieth century, which, on the other hand, allowed the growth of an important class worker. With Spain's accession to the European Union, Barcelona has benefited greatly through the development of the cultural and artistic sector. This impulse culminated in the 1992 Olympic Games, which projected the city's name internationally.


Barcelona has architectural works of great interest and impact on its landscape. Several world-renowned architects have modeled their landscape, among which Josep Puig and Antoni Gaudi, to name just these. However, there are many projects that deserve to be highlighted and are scattered throughout the city.

Beaches of Barcelona

There are nine beaches on the coast of Barcelona: San Sebastià, San Miguel, Barceloneta, Samorrastro, Nova Icària, Bogatell, Mar Bella, Nova Mar Bella and Llevant Beach. In addition to these beautiful and busy beaches, the city's climate contributes a lot to attract visitors as it is gentle in winter and quite hot in summer.

Main tourist attractions

Barcelona has numerous cultural and nightlife attractions. Among the main attractions are:

Main cities in Spain

The top 10 cities in Spain are:
  1. Madrid, the capital
  2. Barcelona
  3. Valencia
  4. Sevilla
  5. Saragoza
  6. Málaga
  7. Múrcia
  8. Palma de Maiorca
  9. Las Palmas
  10. Bilbao

Madrid, Spain Barcelona, Catalunha Valencia, Spain Sevilla, Spain

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