Getting Around Barcelona

Barcelona and Catalonia practical information

All about Barcelona and Catalonia: facts, tips, weather...

Catalonia and its capital Barcelona show a dynamism envied in the peninsula. Open to every innovation, welcoming, plural, diverse. A region and a city to live and share. 

 The headings in this chapter will enable you to discover Barcelona before your arrival!

  • All information about Barcelona El Prat airport

    Barcelona Airport

    All information about El Prat International Airport (BCN), flight information, T1 and T2 terminals, shuttles, transfers to the city centre, car parks, all services...

  • Metro in Barcelona

    Metro in Barcelona

    Learn how to get around Barcelona's metro: map, hours, fares, lines and stations and where to buy your metro tickets.

  • Barcelona Taxis

    All you need to know about Barcelona Taxis: fares, how to catch a cab, lost and found...

  • Barcelona Maps

    Maps of Barcelona

    Maps of Barcelona - City maps of Barcelona

  • Barcelona Local Holidays


    Barcelona holidays calendar for 2018

  • Usual vocabulary in Catalan and Castilian


    Usual vocabulary in Catalan and Spanish

  • All about food and drink in Barcelona

    Food and drink

    All about food and drink in Barcelona: Catalonian dishes, usual soft drinks, alcoholic beverages...

  • Small tips between friends


    Small tips between friends: schedules for meals, dinner time, tip to give or not...

  • Formalities to go to  Barcelona


    Formalities to go to Barcelona and Spain, indentity card, passport...

  • Currency, banks, change in Barcelona...


    Currency, banks, change in Barcelona...

  • Your Budget in Barcelona


    Your Budget in Barcelona: prices, VAT (IVA), lodging in Barcelona, food in Barcelona, average prices...

  • Barcelona Health - Pharmacies and Hospitals


    Health - 24 hour Pharmacies and Emergency Hospitals

  • Useful numbers to know in Barcelona

    Useful numbers

    Useful numbers to know in Barcelona: phones numbers, emergency phones...

  • Few numbers about economy of Catalonia


    Few numbers about the economy of Catalonia: National production, employment...

  • Barcelona in figures

    Barcelona in figures

    Catalonia and Barcelona in figures: surface, population, inhabitants...

  • All about political Institutions in Catalonia

    Political Institutions

    Political Institutions in Catalonia: The Estatut d'Autonomia, the President of the Generalitat, the Council, the Parliament...


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    Camp Nou Tour

    Camp Nou Tour

    Visit the FC Barcelona stadium

    The FC Barcelona club offers you the opportunity to visit its mythical stadium. The Camp Nou tour begins with the locker room then you will follow the tunnel that leads to the stadium's lawn ... Chills guaranteed!

  • Barcelona Bus Tour

    Discover the city at your own pace!

    You can never think enough about the hop-on hop-off bus tour to discover a city! It is however an extraordinary and economic way to make a first connection with its main tourist attractions, without stress, at its own pace...

  • Barcelona Tours

    Barcelona Tours

    Best attractions with local guides !

    From the Sagrada Sagrada Família to the Parc Güell, we have selected for you the best tourist attractions of the Catalan capital and its region. Find and book online priority entrance tickets and guided tours with English speaking guides.



  1. WARRNING - DANIEL-26.5.11 (27 May 2011 - 11:47)

    Beware all arriving to Barcelona
    A new method to steal your money.something that happened to me and another couple last week after we finnish to eat in restaurant neer the marina in marina ave This is the method:
    a young man looks like a student ask you where is the way to some famous place
    ,and suddenly two mens appears well dress with costume
    and says that they are a secret police and showwing you a badge of policeman during saying that they looking for buyying hashis and kokain and want to check US IF WE BUY and while they smelling wallet and asking if the is not fake the money sayying that they are sorry but this job to check us after they release us ,after they go I check my
    wallet and found that the big money of 50 and 100 disappear and only the 5,10,20 left

  2. Well done - Lawal Olami (8 May 2011 - 10:45)

    W'll b d head but not d tail, FCB 4 LIVE

  3. i want to play for barcelona - lawrence charles nyonp (14 Apr 2011 - 10:15)

    my name is lawrence,a nigerian and i am a stricker please i want pep guadiola to give me a phond number is 08169084011

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