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Urban planning has never been easy, especially when ongoing projects are of massive scale such as the case of Via Laietana in Barcelona. The street is called after the Iberian tribe who lived in the city’s area: the Laietani. When the Roman Empire arrived to the peninsula, they settled the military camp that became the… Read More


Barcelona skyline

Catalonia’s main city revalidates the Biosphere World Class Destination certificate, in compliance with the standards for sustainable and quality tourism. Barcelona is, yet again, a ‘Biosphere’, tourist destination. Recently, Catalonia’s capital has revalidated the certification as a city Biosphere World Class Destination, which recognizes the advances in making tourism an environmentally and socially sustainable activity. Only… Read More


Dona i Ocell Miro's artwork in Sants

There is in almost every city an area that has a special appreciation from nearly all citizens foreigners. If such is the case in Barcelona, I would dare to say that the district of Sants Montjuic is the one that makes everyone in town feel right at home. Sants combines the charm of the village… Read More


A guide during a tour inside Sagrada Familia

Travelling to a new city can be as exciting as stressful especially if we do not speak the same language or if it is a different country with another culture. To avoid any kind of unexpected situation and make sure you get the most of your trip, we recommend you follow some tips that we… Read More


Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB)

The vast experience obtained from having organized two universal exhibitions (in 1888 and 1928) and, most recently, the 1992 Summer Olympic Games, as well as being a ‘powerful brand’, have turned Barcelona into a city to take into account when organizing International Summits, Congresses or Seminars. In fact, according to the International Congress and Convention… Read More


Traveller

Every year there are more people that have the chance to enjoy some holidays and travel. But that also means it increases the pressure on the locals and on the environment. We often think about being a sustainable or responsible traveller when we are in the middle of nature or in a remote area, but… Read More