Barcelona, besides being the capital of Catalunya, is one of the main cities of the Mediterranean, rooted deeply in history and culture, and at the same time it is a cosmopolitan and avant-garde city. Home to the 1992 Olympic Games, the city offers both inhabitant and tourist splendor and vibrancy, a city well preserved and cared for down to the smallest of details: a cultural, climatic and gastronomic paradise.
It has a population of approximately of almost 5 million people including its big metropolitan area. Both Catalan and Spanish are spoken in Barcelona.
Here below we indicate you the connections to some official pages:
Tourism in Barcelona
Edited by the City Council, this web offers all the necessary information about the city. It includes a handy map of the city with services search.
Web edited by the Catalan govenment. Tourist information that helps you organize your trip. It includes itineraries, agenda, and BCN Shop where you can buy online tickets for tours, transport, museums, entertainment, etc.
Turisme de Catalunya
These pages edited by the Catalan government have information about towns, cultural attactions, beaches, gastronomy, active tourism, golfing, etc, in all Catalunya.
Web of the Transports Authority in Barcelona: Metro, buses, and others.....Maps, itinerary search, travel cards and all the information you need.
Web of the Catalan Government train service. It covers some areas of the city and some regional lines. It runs paralell to Metro lines and to Renfe lines.
Spanish railway company. Runs most regional train lines in Catalunya. There are lines along the coast northwards and southwards from Barcelona.