Barcelona is an open-minded and vibrant Mediterranean city; it is a perfect city to relax in, stroll around and enjoy the liveliness of its streets and plazas. Barcelona's way of life and cosmopolitan character make of it a unique experience. There are a number of world-famous architectural highlights thanks to the unique legacy of Antoni Gaudí and other modernist architects. Apart from this, it´s a melting pot of art, culture, history and gastronomy. Furthermore, it has a blissful coastline of white sandy beaches, a historic and modern port and a lot of trendy shops, bars/cafeterias and restaurants.
The Costa Brava (Wild Coast) is the north-eastern part of the Mediterranean coast. It belongs to the province of Girona. It extends over a length of 214 kilometers from the French border to the Costa del Maresme, which belongs to Barcelona. The Costa Brava offers several beautiful bays (‘calas’) and charming small fishing towns. The scenic beauty of the region attracted many artists such as Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, Santiago Rusiñol and Salvador Dalí.
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Montserrat is a multi-peaked mountain range near Barcelona. It is part of the Catalan Pre-Coastal Range. The main peaks are Sant Jeroni (1.236 m), Montgrós (1.120 m) and Miranda de les Agulles (903 m). It is well known as the site of the Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which hosts the Virgin of Montserrat sanctuary and is identified by some with the location of the Holy Grail in Arthurian Myth.
Girona is a city on a human scale with all the charm of a larger city. Take a leisurely stroll through the old town and along the Onyar River, visit the museums and the historic buildings, wander through the streets and squares, and discover the tourist attractions, festivals, restaurants, cultural events, etc. Enjoy it at any time of year and, if you can, come back again and again! This lively city will always hold something in store to delight you.
The Penedès region, located just 30 minutes from Barcelona, blessed with wonderful beaches and protected by mountains in the interior, has a remarkable landscape characterized by endless vineyards dotted with country houses, unique historical sites and a host of wineries that have made the Penedès region internationally famous.
Sant Cugat del Vallès. There is a city near Barcelona where time stands still, where people have space to wander and where they know how to live every moment. Would you like to live it too? Then come and enjoy our city! There are many things to visit:
- Monastry of Sant Cugat
- Mercantic, a small market village of antiques dealers, artisans and artists where different things happen every day. It is a reference in Europe for lovers of collecting and decoration.
- Breathing fresh air hiking through Park Collserola
- Shopping and strolling around the historic city center
- Restaurants. Catalan cuisine, recognized worldwide, is represented in many of the city’s restaurants, and you will also find good representations of international cuisine.
Vic, the capital of the region of Osona, Barcelona, is located on the banks of the Meder river, in the vicinity of the impressive Sau reservoir. Vic has a secluded historic quarter, dominated by the impressive cathedral, which is also the Archbishopric seat. The most remarkable feature of this Neoclassical temple, is a series of mural paintings by Josep Maria Sert, in its interior. A stroll around the city will also lead us to emblematic landmarks, such as the palace Palau Episcopal, the arcaded Plaza Mayor; the Roman temple; the convent of Sant Domenech,
Colonia Guell. The path through the industrial Colonia captivates tourists, because of its charm and the tranquility that this vestige of the Modernist era inspires through the palpable atmosphere of the early twentieth century kept alive between its streets and buildings. Currently, an important piece of historic and artistic heritage remains in the Colonia Güell.
On the shores of the Mediterranean, right on the Costa Daurada, former Roman Tarraco offers us an important legacy of monuments amid extensive beaches. Its archaeological remains, forming a World Heritage Site, are one of the points of interest of this Catalan city. Tarragona, capital of Hispania Citerior during the Roman empire, preserves many buildings from this period.
Tarragona´s historic city center features the Cathedral of Santa Tecla In this central part of the city, the Casa del Degà, Casa dels Concilis and Casa de la Ciutat are the outstanding features.