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An overview of Barcelona

Barcelona MontjuicBarcelona is referred to as the second capital of Spain, Madrid being the first. It is in Barcelona where you will find Catalunya which is a region on the northern part of Spain that you will find with two tribes having their own traditions, language and cuisine that is distinct from the rest of the country. Catalans are proud of their heritage and for this reason they have retained it all through history. This fantastic blend of different languages and culture makes Barcelona a tremendous place to visit.

Barcelona city is full of culture, harmony and style making, it a fabulous place to pay a visit. The city perfectly meets the desires of the modern world while still maintaining the old culture. There has been a lot of thought involved in the maintenance of the city centers beauty, while still ensuring excellent facilities to cater for both the community and the business world. In Barcelona, you will literally witness the integration of the old and modern world unlike most European cities that have a major clash between the two cultures. As you stroll down the city streets, you can feel how the new edifices have developed and integrated with the old architecture.

Many great painters and artists notably Picasso and Miró worked in this city in the earlier ages and their work can still be seen all through the city. There are museums dedicated to their work that are located within Barcelona city. Apart from these, there are other museum and art galleries that the lovers of art will find quite interesting whilst in the city.

In the city, developer’s minds maintaining harmony is first in mind and not the aesthetics, this is what has led to this successful integration. Barcelona city’s location is magnificent with a 4.2-kilometer beach walk and its central European location means that you can fly to it from literally any location in Europe within just two hours. If you are planning to stay in Barcelona for longer than two weeks then you should take time to visit some of the surrounding areas of Barcelona. The French Pyrenees are just two hours drive away from the city centre. For the wine lovers the vineyards are a drive north of the city where you will experience great wines and the viniculture.

When you feel, you need to relax and unwind you can stroll to the beach a few walks away and here you can sample one of the best seafood the Mediterranean cuisine has to offer.

Getting a taxi from the airport is quite simple and there are lots of taxis outside at the stand.

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