Practical guide / Useful information about Barcelona

Useful information about Barcelona

Will the weather be fine in Barcelona? Will people understand what I'm saying? Take a look at the practical and useful information below and you'll find the answer to some of the most frequently asked questions before you pack your case.

  • History of Barcelona


    History of Barcelona

    The cradle of Catalan culture, amongst many other cultures and civilisations, and a witness to major transformations such as the Industrial Revolution or the Civil War amongst many others, Barcelona has a fascinating history. Find out more about it!

  • #COVID19



    If you are planning to come to Barcelona and want information about the Covid-19 (coronavirus), check here for the latest official information.

  • Safety, coexistence and health


    Safety, coexistence and health

    Barcelona is a safe, welcoming and open city. Below you'll find a set of recommendations about staying safe, rules of coexistence, and health protocols to ensure you enjoy your stay. Welcome to Barcelona!

  • Responsible tourism guidelines


    Responsible tourism guidelines

    Sustainability is one of the watchwords of Barcelona. We must be aware that sustainability is not an option but a commitment, no matter if you are at home or travelling. Small daily actions are also important. Therefore, we encourage you to follow the recommendations of this guideline for a responsible visit to Barcelona.

  • Customs



    Prices and long hours to shop and eat… and to work! Get an insight into the routine and the way people live in Barcelona.

  • Language



    There are two official languages in Catalonia: Catalan and Spanish, and there are more and more people in the region who understand and speak English. You're sure to get by.

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