Barcelona is considered to be the 2nd Spanish city by population and for its activities. Its port on the Mediterranean Sea is one of the most important in southern Europe. Its main language is Catalan. It is a tourist city by excellence known for the architectural work that Antonio Gaudi has left in it: La Sagrada Familia, Parc Guell and Casa Batllo are among his most outstanding works. The city is also famous for its Ramblas (streets near the port) where there are a lot of artists, bars, restaurants, souvenir shops, etc.
Get the 10 Travel card to save in your travels by public transport. If you stay for ten or more days, you can also buy the card that allows you to make 50 trips in a month, it is even more economical.
To enter the subway, you must be careful, because you must bring the ticket to the left and go through the right, if you are distracted, another person can pass in your place and you will need to purchase another ticket.
If you want to use the tourist bus, buy your ticket on the net and you’ll get a 10% discount.
There are some free attractions: Park Guell, the Labyrinth Park, the Museum of Art Caixa-Forum, the oldest part of the city, the port and the beach where you can arrive by metro.
The Picasso Museum is free on the first Sunday of each month.
It doesn’t worth to eat in the restaurants on the Ramblas, they are expensive, and the gourmet service is not good.