Since the 1640s, Barcelona has been home to the fortress of the Montjuic Castle. It has seen war, iconic leaders and brutality. It is not a story for the faint hearted. Discover all about this historic building before your next visit to Barcelona, where you can visit this historic place.
One of the worst things about not being able to visit Barcelona is missing out on its great food. The next best thing is cooking these wonderful Catalan dishes from your home!
Just a short distance from Barcelona is the wonderful seaside town of Badalona, with beaches, history and interesting places to visit, see how to discover Badalona in a day.
Barcelona has great locations for all fellow yogis to practice. Set up your yoga mat and enjoy Barcelona from a viewpoint or the sound of musicians at one of the city’s many parks.
Back in 1929, Barcelona opened its doors to the rest of the world for the second time. The first, at the close of the 19th century, was a roaring success for the city and brought the Arc de Triomf. Now, the second world exposition came to the city for all to see.
The Arenas de Barcelona have an interesting history, there is no denying it. Located on the iconic Plaza de Espanya, learn about its past and present. You’ll be surprised at how much it has developed over the years.
Just a short journey from Barcelona to Tarragona and you will be able to immerse yourself in a whole new world. With history from the Roman times, you can step back in time in the Colosseum or go for a walk along the beach. Come and discover why else Tarragona should be on your list for the next places to visit.
Want to see the whole of Catalonia in an hour? Well at Miniature Catalonia, you can! See scaled down models of the region’s most important sights.