Explore Barcelona

Making the most of your stay in Barcelona

Enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of Barcelona

It’s time for your yearly date with Barcelona! As you already know, the Catalan capital never fails to disappoint. This year, find out how you can explore the city and enjoy chilling out before or after work during the days of congress. Discover consistently delicious dishes, world-class cultural events, awesome attractions – and shops with their own unique personalities that will linger in your memory. Welcome to the city that’s renowned for sightseeing and having a good time.

Making the most of your stay in Barcelona couldn’t be easier. The city has one of the world’s most vibrant culinary scenes: a combination of traditional dishes based on the Mediterranean diet and market-fresh produce, as well as the innovation of leading Catalan chefs. Seek out restaurants where you can dine undisturbed and savour amazing dishes. And could there be any better way of rounding off a busy day at congress than discovering the wide variety of wines produced in the region? Don’t miss any of our dining options.

A city of culture

Barcelona has a diverse and exciting cultural offering, including scintillating concerts at the city’s leading concert halls. Make sure you check out what’s on and take in everything the city’s dynamic cultural scene has in store.

And if you’ve got some extra time, there are plenty more things to do. The city offers you a wide range of services and activities in Barcelona and the surrounding area. And don’t forget to explore the truly amazing shops where you can enjoy a spot of well-deserved retail therapy. From the world’s leading brands, to distinctive boutiques with their own unique Barcelona style that always lure you in.

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Barcelona is sustainable tourism

Barcelona is one of the first cities in the world to be accredited with the Biosphere Certification of sustainable tourism destination, by the Responsible Tourism Institute (ITR).

Currently, there are 230 tourism companies in Barcelona with this distinction.

For more information, visit: http://turismesostenible.barcelona/en/

Eco-Catamaran

Get away from the crowds and enjoy breath-taking views of the Barcelona coastline from a new perspective. Climb aboard the Eco Slim, an eco-catamaran driven by wind and solar power. This is the first ecological maritime passenger catamaran in Europe, designed and built entirely in Catalonia. The boat is 100% ecological, reducing CO2 emissions thanks to its ecological propulsion system.

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Wines and cheese matching in familia Torres’ cellar

Be captivated by the culture of wine and discover the history of this family-run winery where the endeavours and passion of five generations have made familia Torres one of the world’s most iconic wine brands.

The Torres Foundation implements CSR actions and sustainability projects where it compensates the CO2 from its production and uses renewable energy. They have also created International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA), an initiative aiming to bring together wineries with a real commitment to reducing CO2 emissions.

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Culture

La Pedrera night experience

Whether you’ve previously visited La Pedrera or if you’re experiencing it for the first time, you'll discover how the building transforms at nightfall. Its magical silhouettes and shadows play host to a new and mysterious nocturnal landscape, reflecting a forest, a desert – and Antoni Gaudí's greatest muse, nature.

This is an unforgettable experience you can't afford to miss!

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Literary tour of Barcelona

If you love reading, then immerse yourself in this literary tour that brings to life two novels that have captivated thousands of readers. Take yourself on a captivating tour of Barcelona, as depicted in 'The Shadow of the Wind'. Feel like the main character as you travel the locations from the book including the Rambla de Santa Mònica, the Plaça Reial and the Passeig de la Bonanova.

The second trail transports you back to 14th century Barcelona when the city was at the height of its prosperity. Be guided through magical locations from 'The Cathedral of the Sea’ that still retain elements of the feudal era, 700 years later.

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Gastronomy

Tasting Barcelona’s food and wine tour

Barcelona enjoys sourcing the finest produce from Catalonia and the rest of Spain. This walking tour of the Gothic Quarter combines the gastronomic history of the city, together with tapas and wine tasting at some of the old town’s foremost bars and restaurants.

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Barcelona cooking classes and Boqueria

Visit the Boqueria market and gather the freshest products and ingredients to create a succulent menu with the expert help of talented chefs. If you’re a gastronomy enthusiast, this is an experience that you’ll not want to miss.

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Entertainment

FC Barcelona Football Tickets

Camp Nou stadium has been the home to some of football’s most celebrated stars, including Ronaldo, Maradona and Messi. And now you can experience the magic of watching FC Barcelona live at this iconic venue.

26 or 27/02/2022 FC Barcelona - Athletic Club

Ticket pick-up: From 11am to 30 minutes before the match at FC Barcelona stadium. Carrer d´Arístides Maillol s/n.

Ticket booths 80 and 81 (gate 9).

Metro: L5, Collblanc station.

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