Explore Barcelona

Tasty tapas, a ramble through Las Ramblas or a selfie at Sagrada. Welcome to the city of Gaudi – Spain’s most fantastical modernist architect. From traditional Catalan dining, to its diverse and exciting culture – we’ll help you enjoy MWC Barcelona.

Allow me to state here how much I love Barcelona, an admirable city, a city full of life, intense, a port open to the past and future. ~ Le Corbusier

A taste of Spain

It’s time for your yearly date with Barcelona. The Catalan capital – which you already know – never disappoints! During the days of the congress, before or after work, you can enjoy relaxing and exploring the city: consistently excellent food, world-class cultural events and attractions and shops with their own unique personalities that will linger in your memory. A city for sightseeing and having a good time.

Making the most of your stay in Barcelona couldn’t be easier. The Catalan capital has one of the world’s most vibrant culinary scenes: a combination of traditional dishes based on the Mediterranean diet and market-fresh produce, and the innovation of the leading Catalan chefs. Restaurants where you can dine undisturbed, savouring amazing dishes and end a successful working day… And where you can discover the wide variety of wines produced in the region. Could there be any better way of rounding off a busy day at the congress? Don’t miss any of our dining options.

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Barcelona *Culture*

Barcelona Culture

You’ll want to make time while you’re here to visit some of Barcelona’s cultural landmarks. The Catalan capital is synonymous with great museums and World Heritage buildings, which are the height of architectural achievement.

Barcelona has a diverse and exciting cultural offer, which includes scintillating concerts at the city’s leading concert halls. Make sure you check out everything this dynamic cultural scene and leading lights have in store.

If you have time and want to enjoy more activities, we’ve grouped together the services and activities available in and around the city on our tickets portal, where you’re sure to find what interests you the most. For instance, you can tour the city on the top deck of the Barcelona Bus Turístic, and see it all in a few hours.

And we have a great range of shops too. Truly amazing shops! In the centre and all over the city. From the world’s leading brands to distinctive shops with their own unique personality and Barcelona style. You know the ones we mean. They always draw you in. Welcome back to Barcelona!

Barcelona and me

Cosmopolitan, sustainable, dynamic and multicultural… that’s Barcelona! Come and discover the city, soak up the essence of its different neighbourhoods and people while you enjoy cultural and artistic attractions galore together with beautiful natural scenery. An inviting and innovative city with a Mediterranean lifestyle that won’t fail to impress. Come for a visit… we look forward to welcoming you.

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