Barcelona city life
Barcelona is a city with an amazing cultural and entertaining environment, hosting a rich art and fashion scene, a bustling night life, an active music stage, beautiful natural surroundings, and many international festivals and sports events; there is always something new to know and visit in this fascinating city. In Barcelona, you’ll have plenty interesting things to do:
Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Barcelona include: the iconic La Sagrada Familia church, the Magic Fountain, the Picasso Museum, the Royal Plaza, FC Barcelona museum, Montjuïc, Tibidabo hill, Casa Batlló, the Gran Teatre del Liceu, the Barcelona City History Museum, the National Museum of Art of Catalonia, Somorrostro beach, and many more.
- eat paella on the waterfront and tapas in every other bar
- explore Gaudí’s architecture
- wonder across the Gothic Quarter
- walk down Las Ramblas
- use the city’s bike-sharing system
- enjoy the wide range of live music
- relax in Parc de la Ciutadella or the Gaudi's Parc Guell
- lounge on Barceloneta Beach.
International atmosphere in Barcelona
You can hardly feel like a stranger in Barcelona. A truly international metropolis, Barcelona is one of the most visited cities in the world, receiving eight million tourists every year. Thousands of international and exchange students add up to the cultural diversity here, as well as the large communities of immigrants that have established their own neighborhoods in Barcelona. The 2000 years of culture in the city show through in the amazing cultural mix that fascinates visitors from everywhere in the world.
The wide range of nationalities working in Barcelona is vast and you will find many Germans, Dutch, French, Scandinavians, Americans, Indians, Colombians, Moroccans, Romanians, Polish, Russians, etc.
Barcelona enjoys mild, humid winters, and warm, dry summers. In the coldest month, January, the average temperature is 10°C (49°F), while in the summer the average temperature rises at 24°C (74°F). You will experience an ideal weather in Barcelona from May to July. August is the hottest month, when you can go swimming.