The Barcelona City
The city of Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia, is one of the Mediterranean cities more cosmopolitan of Spain, you can see at fists sight in its urban areas the remains of the Roman civilization, neighborhoods with aspects of the Middle Ages and one spectacular examples of modernism and the art of the 20th century avant - garde.
The emblematic buildings of the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and Lluís domènech i Montaner were declared World heritage by UNESCO. Barcelona, of Roman origin, the long history of Barcelona and its economic dynamism have been supplied from an impressive cultural heritage evident in the conservation of its rich heritage -artistic. Has an impressive cultural agenda that will lead visitors to museums, exhibitions, sculptures... and a rich schedule of music, theatre and dance.
Popular culture also has a presence in this city, that do not forget deeply rooted traditions, such as the Festival of the Mercè or parties in the districts of Gràcia, Sants, or Poblenou unbeatable opportunities to learn the more festive side of Barcelona. Tradition and modernity also constitute not only an innovative but also imaginative gastronomy, which is based on fresh fish, organic products, sausages and olive oil. Artisan pastries and sparkling wines complete this culture.