Barcelona, capital of Catalonia. Founded as a Roman city, it became the capital of the County of Barcelona. After merging with the Kingdom of Aragon, Barcelona continued to be an important city in the Crown of Aragon. Besieged several times during its history it has a rich cultural heritage and is now an important cultural centre. Particularly renowned are the architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner.
33 BEST Day Trips from Barcelona 2017 (maps, videos, secrets)
Do you want to get out of the city? There are so many opportunities and options for day trips from Barcelona. We at One Week In dedicated this full article only to cool day trips you can take from Barcelona. Barcelona is our home, and we’ve spent summer and winters exploring the city, Catalunya, and everything around.
Reema Desai recently spent one week in Barcelona, eating, drinking and wandering her way around town. Here, she shares her recommendations for a stellar time in Spain’s second largest city. | Passion Passport