Barcelona is the capital of the Catalonia region. Catalonians are much more liberal, cosmopolitan, and hardworking than the Spanish, and up to today they have kept their unique character, in contrast to the central Spanish authority in Madrid.
The city is very proud of its famous artists and artists. Among them are the artists Picasso and Juan Miro, the city's residents who made a great contribution to the world of art and gained international fame. But no less, the city commemorates and boasts the architectural works of Antoni Gaudi, the famous architect and artist, a city man who loved her so much and left her with countless charming structures, sculptures and spectacular design elements. Gaudi acted in an artistic and architectural style called Modernism. Modernism is actually the Catalan version of the style of architecture and plastic art called in French "Art Nouveau." Although he was not the only one who created in the Modernist style, Gaudi became so identified with i, that from all over the world visitors come to Barcelona to see the houses, the gardens and the art and design that he left behind, all in this style.
Near Barcelona are many beautiful Spanish beaches: Costa Brava, and a short sail away from here you can reach a magical island Palama De Mijorca.
The store chains Aldi and Lidl are cheap but offer mostly basic supplies. Caprabo is not as cheap, but has a variety of products.
Public transportation - buy a 10-ride card for trips in the city.
Sites - look at the website of each site, the time when the entrance to the sites are free.
Bus - a wonderful way to get to know Barcelona.
For great places for entertainment in the city, click on the tag Entertainment in Barcelona.