What Makes Barcelona Special?

Published On August 30, 2018 | By Staff Writer | Travel Planning
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Barcelona is not only the home to arguably the world’s best football team, but it has a lot more on offer!

Being a typical European city, Barcelona is a city synonymous with great restaurants, markets, bars, nightclubs, churches, beautiful beaches and so much more. Rest assured, you won’t be bored for a moment in this Spanish city.

Still confused if you should be considering Barcelona for your next trip or not? Well, keep reading the article, and find out why you should head on straight to this beautiful city.

The Nightlife

If you are looking to experience the best nightlife, let us tell you that it is one of those cities which never sleep! There are a lot of clubs and bars which are open until morning.

It is highly recommended to include bars and clubs like Catwalk, Opium, Pacha, and Shoko in your must-visit list. If you are planning to have fun close to the beach, districts like Port Olimpico, El Born, and the Old Town will never stop to amaze you.

The Coastline

One of the best parts of Barcelona is that it has got both the mountain-lovers and beach-fanatics covered. There are very few destinations in the world that let you enjoy the best of mountains and beach all at the same time, and Barcelona is one of those remarkable destinations.

The city has an amazing coastline. From Barceloneta Beach to Ocata Beach, Bogatell Beach and many others – the city will disappoint you at all.

The Architecture

If you do not know already, Barcelona is famous for its stunning architectural creations, all thanks to Barcelona’s most celebrated artist: Antoni Gaudi.

Thus, once you are in Barcelona, do not forget to check out La Sagrada Familia which is a large roman catholic church and a masterpiece of the late Gaudi. In addition, you can enjoy the works of Gaudi’s great architecture as they are sprinkled all across the city.

Free Wi-Fi

If you are a tech-savvy traveler, you would know how difficult it is to stay connected with your friends and family online when traveling internationally.

Not anymore. Barcelona has got you covered in this aspect as well and provides an array of public Wi-Fi hotspots all across the city. This means that you would not have to wait to share the beautiful pictures on Instagram or reply to your work emails within an instance. But be sure to use a VPN that’s well optimized for traveling to Spain to prevent any potential data loss. As a whole Spain’s internet infrastructure is really good so you won’t have to worry about latency issues if you need something done quickly on the go.

The Museums

Barcelona has always been a home to the finest contemporary art. This is all because artists like Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso have spent a lot of their time in this city which reflects itself in the form of various art forms today.

Thus, when in Barcelona, make sure to visit contemporary art museums and art galleries. Do not forget to visit MACBA and we are sure, you will be awestruck.

Additionally, the street art in Barcelona is worth admiring too.

Proximity

One of the best things about Barcelona is its location. Any major European city can is within reach of a 3-hour plane flight. Additionally, there are tons and tons of places within a few-hour drive that will blow your mind. We highly advise exploring historical areas such as Costa Bava Girona.

El Raval is one such fantastic neighborhood of Barcelona which is rich and diverse in culture. It is an area that has combined of different cultures artistically, and where more than 20 languages are spoken. The area is known for its nightlife and friendly vibe.

Food

Barcelona is a food haven. It offers food so delicious that you would not be able to resist yourself from trying all the dishes. From seafood to tapas dishes like anchoas, pan con tomate, and patatas bravas, to the food stalls of the Boqueria market, Barcelona definitely knows how to satisfy the taste buds of a foodie.

The Weather

Owing to its great location, Barcelona has amazing weather all year. It has a moderate climate throughout the year. The city is coldest during December to February when the temperature drops to 10 ̊ C.

The summers are pretty moderate as well, and the hottest month is usually August with a temperature of around 29 ̊ C. Thus, the city offers a perfect climate to relax by the beach or plan a hiking adventure.

Ready, Set, Go

Wait no more; pack your bags today! Share your experience of Barcelona with us!



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