Barcelona-the wonderful capital city of Spain- is the biggest metropolitan town on the Mediterranean Sea. With strength of population exceeding 1.6 million, it stands as the sixth most populous nation in the European Union. On the international tourism map, it stands as the 20 th -most- visited places in the world. As its cultural milieu have numerous recreational areas, the beaches, excellent climate and especially presence of eight UNESCO world heritage sites pose as major attractions for the hordes of tourists. Moreover, state-of- the-art infrastructure and presence of top-end five-star hotels make the city one of the most desirable tourists destinations on the world map.
Periods between May to June and September to October are most ideal time for visits of the tourists to Barcelona. They need to book their tickets to Barcelona much in advance as there is heavy turnout during these periods. Early summer and fall are good time periods for the arrival of tourists at Barcelona. Weather is excellent from May to June as the temperature stays balmy and most of the festivals take place during this period. In case, the visitors look for relatively less crowded time, they could come during spring. As Barcelona is the most visited city in Spain, it remains crowded throughout the year. The visitors need to plan and book their tickets in advance for spending a happy vacation
This unique cathedral is literally one- piece as a design, which has stayed till date the best accomplishment by Antoni Gaudi. Located in Eixample district, it gets highest turnout of visitors throughout the year. The visitors could get the tickets for entry in advance and enjoy viewing this wonderful place, constructed in 1882.
Built in reddish brickwork in Neo-Mudejar style, the arch is an unbelievable creation by the architect- Josep Vilaseca. The greatly impressive two pillars of the arch have the depictions of stone bats that simply tell the visitors about the grandeur of creative work. The creativity in the design of the arch surprises the modern-day architects.
Unbelievably, the port of Barcelona has the 2000 year old maritime history. As it always played an extremely important role as a commercial port, the visitors to this historically important place find the series of services in the free trade zones. This is really attractive as they roam around the reception and sports facilities area.
La Rambla is best known as a street lined with trees and the tourists love to walk in 1.2 kilometer sweep of land and do shopping in natural surroundings. The visitors take the unique pleasure of enjoying in the pavement cafes and souvenir kiosks.
The natural spot is much familiar for its presence as the tallest mountain in the Serra de Collserola. the presence of Sagrat Cor Church and nearby amusement park give impressive sights to the visitors , who come to visit the mind-bewitching beauty of Barcelona.
The foundation stone of this old military palace was laid in the year 1640. The visitors step inside the fort only to find the history. The innumerable tales of heroic battles fought inside its premises, give them glimpses from the bygone era.