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Articles about Barcelona

Articles about Barcelona & Catalonia

Below you will find a range of articles on Barcelona. You will be able to read about Picasso's frenetical work rythm during his Barcelelona years or the building of the biggest church in Barcelona, the Seu Cathedral.

The articles have been writen exclusively for City Tours Barcelona Travels S.L. and cannot by any means be used without the explicit approval and acceptance by City Tours Barcelona Travels S.L.

Tourism & Introduction to Barcelona

Introduction to Barcelona
The first of Antoni Gaudí's Masterpieces, Casa Batlló on Passeig de Gràcia built between 1904 and 1906.
12 things to see in Barcelona
Out recommendations for the most interesting sights close in the city of Barcelona
10 best places close to Barcelona
We recommend the 10 best places to visit close to Barcelona
10 things to see outside Barcelona
Article about Montserrat, Girona, wineries in Priorat and gardens to visit outside Barcelona

Antoni Gaudí & Art Nouveau

Antoni Gaudí and his time
Read about the famous architect who designed buildings like La Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló and La Pedrera
Sagrada Familia
La Sagrada Familia is Antoni Gaudi's most famous building and will be the tallest church in the world.
La Pedrera
La Pedrera in the Eixample Quarter of Barcelona - an enormous building owned by just one family
Casa Batlló
The first of Antoni Gaudí's Masterpieces, Casa Batlló on Passeig de Gràcia built between 1904 and 1906.
Park Güell
This park design by Antoni Gaudí is one of the most impressive works by the architect

History & medievel architecture

The cathedral of Barcelona
The cathedral is one of the most impressive works of architecture from the gothic period in Barcelona
The Romans in Spain
The Romans came to Spain during the Punic Wars and took the whole peninsula over the next decades
The Sicilian Vespers
The Sicilian Vespers is an important event in the history of Catalonia
The history of Barcelona
Barcelona was founded by the Romans, but the city's heyday arrives in the middle ages
The history of Catalonia
Catalonia became a super power in the Mediterranean area during the 13th century
Sant Jordi - Saint George
Sant Jordi is an important figure in Catalan history and culture
The Catalan language
Catalan language is spoken by approximately 50 percent of the population in Catalonia
The Ramblas of Barcelona
The most famous street of Barcelona has a long history

Articles about Museums, Architecture & Art

The best museums in Barcelona
Read our article to get an overview of the best museums in Barcelona
Gothic Art
In the museums of Barcelona, you will find a beautiful collection of Gothic Art from a period of splendour.
Romanesque art in Barcelona
Barcelona has a fabolous collection of Romanesque art. Read about the romanesque art in the MNAC Museum
The best museums in Barcelona
Joan Miró was born in Barcelona but moved to Paris and later to Mallorca when Franco took power
The Picasso Museum
Pablo Picasso spent some crucial years in Barcelona in the periode 1895-1904
Salvador Dalí
Salvador Dalí had the talent of a genious and went to Madrid and Paris as a young artist
Modern architecture of Barcelona
Barcelona is a fantastic place to visit for architecture lovers. Read about works by Hadid, Nouvel, Rogers & Gehry
The Barcelona Pavilion
The Barcelona Pavilion is a groundbreaking work by German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Articles on Gastronomy & Wine

The Priorat Wine Region
Priorat is one of the very best wine regions in Europe. Read about some of its best wineries south of Barcelona
The Rioja Wine Region
In Northen Spain you will find this extensive Wine Region with wineries like Contador, Marques de Riscal
Penedes - an exciting wine region
Only 40 minutes drive' from Barcelona, you will find this exciting wine region that produces both cava and still wine
Albert Adriá
Albert Adriá has openedes 6 restaurants in Barcelona after closing World famous El Bulli
Ferran Adria
Ferran Adrià is the founder of modern Spanish cuisine and held the best restaurant in the world during a prolonged period
Peter Sisseck
Peter Sisseck is the man behind some of Spains best wines - and the creator of the Pingus wine.
Alvaro Palacios
Alvaro Palacios is the owner of one of the country's very best wineries: Bodega Alvaro Palacios in Priorat
Casa Batlló - one of Gaudís most impressive buildings
Casa Batlló - one of Antoni Gaudí's most important works. Read our articles about Gaudí and Art Noveau

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